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The Place of Science in Education

Nature volume 96, page 705 (24 February 1916) | Download Citation



SIR EDWARD SCHÄFER will doubtless carry many with him in advocating a revolution in our educational system in favour of making science the foundation of the education given in our secondary schools. But the difficult question remains as to how that can be done. In the memorandum he refers to, a definite step was proposed towards the desired end. Sir Edward SchÄfer considers it a halting step, but he does not suggest any alternative course whereby the public can be led to demand that its educational house should be put in order. As one who had some small share in drawing up the memorandum, may I ask Sir Edward SchÃfer what course he would like to see adopted in place of the one already indicated?

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