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Title: Technical education for commerce
Author: Oldham, C.H.
Keywords: Commercial education
Business development
Issue Date: 1906
Publisher: Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Citation: Oldham, C.H. 'Technical education for commerce'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XI Part LXXXII, 1901/1902, pp93-106
Series/Report no.: Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. XI Part LXXXII 1901/1902
Abstract: I imagine that to many of my audience tonight there must appear to be something incongruous about the title of this paper. Technical Schools are well understood in these countries to mean institutions that educate students for industrial life. There is no very great definiteness attaching to the term Technical Education. There is in particular some haziness as to where "teaching the practice of any trade or industry or employment" begins and "instruction in the principles of science and art applicable to industries" leaves off. But there is a pretty widespread impression that Technical Education means education for industry, for the workshop; and that it does not include education for commerce, for the counting-house. The latter has come to be called "Commercial Education"; and schools for the promotion of Commercial Education, where they exist, are usually called Schools of Commerce rather than Technical Schools.
Description: Read Friday, 31st January, 1902
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2262/3994
ISSN: 00814776
Appears in Collections:Archive JSSISI: 1847- Complete Collection
JSSISI: 1900 to 1906, Vol. XI, Parts LXXXI to LXXXVI

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