Essay on Comparative Education Project

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Carla Antoine

History 600-1300
 600-1800 Beginnings
 597 St Augustine arrived in England.
 598 First grammar school established at Canterbury.
 600s More grammar schools established at Dorchester, Winchester, Hexham,
Malmesbury, Lichfield, Hereford and Worcester.
 776 Alcuin established school at York.
 1016 Canute became king of England: concerned about the education of poor boys.
 1066 Norman invasion: French replaced English as vernacular medium for teaching
 1096 Oxford: evidence of teaching.
 1209 Cambridge: scholars arrived from Oxford.
 1249 Oxford: University College established, followed by Balliol 1260, Merton 1264.

History 1300-1800

 1384 Grammar school
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Annotated Bibliography
Edwards, N. (1936). History of Education in England Newton Edwards Review of Educational Research. History of
Education And Comparative Education, 4(6), 383-387. Retrieved from

Newton Edwards provided a comprehensive history of education in England. The nearest approach found that is similar to Edwards’ was Adamson’s Short History of Education. He presents a brief history of the majority of phases of
English education. He traced the development of the educational structure from the development of the educational structure to the legislative enactment. Other topics covered in the article are the history of elementary education, history of secondary education, higher education and sources of the history of education. Contrasting a different outcome of education is the contrasting goals of social benefit or personal benefit. Edwards thought it fitted to reassess the
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