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Educational Aims and Efforts, 1880–1910

Nature volume 85, page 298 (05 January 1911) | Download Citation



IT has been recently pointed out by a distinguished educationist how the opening of each of the last four centuries has been associated with far-reaching educational reforms, and how the beginning of the present century has seen for the first time a determined effort to grapple with the whole problem of national education in England, in all its grades, as one thing. The present moment, therefore, seems a fitting opportunity for Sir Philip Magnus to have collected together some of his more important contributions to educational progress, which have been rendered the more interesting and the more valuable by a prefatory series, of essays dealing with several branches of educational activity.

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