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HINTS



FOR THE



IMPROVEMENT OF VILLAGE SCHOOLS



AND THE



Jntrotmctiou of XntiusJtnal Work,



SUGGESTED BY



AN EXPERIMENT MADE IN THE PARISH OF SHIPBOURNE,

KENT.



REV. JOHN FITZWYGRAM, M.A.,



INCUMBENT OP SHIPBOURNE.



Saonlf lEbition, Hebisrt arftt eEnlargeU.



LONDON :

JOSEPH MASTERS, ALDERSGATE STREET,

AlfD NEW BOND STREET,

THE NATIONAL SOCIETY'S DEPOT, SANCTUARY, WESTMINSTEB, S.W.
BRIDGEE AND SON, TUNBRIDGE.

MDCCCLIX.

Price 6d.



PREFACE

TO THE SECOND EDITION.



There appears to be a growing conviction among the promoters of
education, that our National School-system requires some modification in
order to adapt it to the practical wants of the community. The speedy
sale of the First Edition of my " Hints for the Improvement of Village
Schools," has probably been owing to the existence of some such feeling
— many persons being anxious to hear the result of an experiment, the
avowed object of which was to give such a practical education as would
ensure an attendance unusually large in proportion to the size of the
parish.

In this Second Edition I am enabled to give the result of another year's
trial, and have taken the opportunity to re-write and enlarge the latter
portion of the pamphlet.



HINTS



IMPROVEMENT OF VILLAGE SCHOOLS,



Whether industrial occupations can be successfully combined
with book-learning in our National Schools, is a subject which
has of late years attracted the attention of the friends of educa-
tion. It has been warmly discussed, and declared to be impos-
sible by some ; while by others it is thought that such a com-
bination of hand-^oxk and Aea


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