'Some weird animal': Alfred James Swinburne, school inspector

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 63 Number 1 (2021)

'Some weird animal': Alfred James Swinburne, school inspector
ALAN PARR pages 128-134
DOI: 10.3898/forum.2021.63.1.14


In the last quarter of the nineteenth century, the limitations imposed by the restrictive payment-by-results curriculum were gradually relaxed, and many members of Her Majesty's Inspectorate were able to welcome the opportunity to focus their efforts upon supporting schools, teachers, and even individual pupils. This article looks at the work of A. J. Swinburne (1846-1915), an inspector for over thirty years in Lancashire and Suffolk.

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ALAN PARR (2021) 'Some weird animal': Alfred James Swinburne, school inspector, FORUM, 63(1), 128-134. https://doi.org/10.3898/forum.2021.63.1.14

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