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The history of physical education : in the primary schools of New Zealand from 1874-1947.
thesisposted on 2021-12-12, 21:25 authored by Beard, Donald Derek
The 1877 Act, during the Habens period, enumerated the subjects of instruction as follows: reading, writing, arithmetic, English grammar, composition, geography, history, elementary science, drawing, object lessons, vocal music, and for girls sewing end needlework. A further clause stated that in public scttools provision shall be made for the instruction in military drill for all boys, and in such schools as the Board shall from time to time direct, provision shall also be made for physical training. There was no defined syllabus of training stated and the only other relevant clause in the Act was to the effect that wherever practicable there shall be attached to each school a playground ot least a quarter of an acre in area.
Date of Award1948-01-01
PublisherTe Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington
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Degree GrantorTe Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington
Degree NameMaster of Arts
Victoria University of Wellington UnitFaculty of Education / Te Whānau o Ako Pai
Victoria University of Wellington Item TypeAwarded Research Masters Thesis
Victoria University of Wellington SchoolSchool of Education / Te Puna Akopai