Education: Conference

At University College, London, 400 delegates met for the Triennial Imperial Education Conference. Represented were all the lands of the British Empire. Solemn sessions were held for five days, much was discussed. Chief attention was given to experiment and new development in education−a day to "the newest methods in the training of teachers," a day to the Dalton System (mode of secondary education, perfected by Miss Parkhurst of Dalton, Mass.). Eminent literary men delivered addresses on "English as a Bond of Empire." At one of the sessions, Alfred Noyes, poet and former lecturer at...

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