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
Scope and Contents
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
- From the Fonds: University of Cambridge. Department of Education (Organization)
- From the Fonds: Browning, Oscar, 1837 - 1923 (historian and educational reformer) (Person)