Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Minutes of meetings of the Teachers' Training Syndicate and successor bodies, signed, many with agendas, balance sheets, printed reports, syllabi and candidates lists, 1878 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/EDUC 1/1

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

The archives document the full range of operations of i) the Day Training College, and its subsequent incarnations as Training College for School Masters, Department, Faculty and School of Education and ii) the Cambridge Institute of Education. They include records of the teaching and examining process in Cambridge and at establishments across the country; internal and external oversight and funding; student and staff records; buildings records, photographs and extensive bodies of administrative correspondence.


  • 1878 - 1995

Conditions Governing Access

Within the archives of the Departtment of Education, predecessor, successor and allied bodies, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.

Biographical / Historical

The Teachers' Training Syndicate was established in Feb. 1878 to report on whether the University should train and examine would-be teachers. It supervised the Day Training College from its foundation in 1891. In 1939, it was reconstituted as the Education Syndicate. In 1968, it was reconstituted as the Faculty Board of Education.


2 folder(s) (2 folders (EDUC 1/1/1), 10 volumes (EDUC 1/1/2-11), 2 envelopes of loose papers (EDUC 1/1/12-13))

10 volume(s) (2 folders (EDUC 1/1/1), 10 volumes (EDUC 1/1/2-11), 2 envelopes of loose papers (EDUC 1/1/12-13))

2 envelope(s) (2 folders (EDUC 1/1/1), 10 volumes (EDUC 1/1/2-11), 2 envelopes of loose papers (EDUC 1/1/12-13))

Language of Materials



EDUC 5A: items destroyed as duplicates March 2006.


Teachers' Training Syndicate

Finding aid date

2001-09-24 17:10:44+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.