Tag: Education Week

  • The Great War, Spring Novelties and Strippers – all on 26 September, 1914

    The Great War, Spring Novelties and Strippers – all on 26 September, 1914

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: SPRING NOVELTIES – Our Queen-st. milliner, Miss Clements, left for Sydney on Monday last to purchase her spring stock. Her patrons should therefore be on the watch for the arrival of the new shipment, as […]

  • Mrs Bridget Johnston of Eurobodalla Public School, 1882-1927

    Mrs Bridget Johnston of Eurobodalla Public School, 1882-1927

    In 1924, when she was 65, the Education department’s age for retirement in those days, the powers-that-be asked Mrs Johnston to continue teaching. She retired three years later at the age of 68 Sixteen Women of Early Eurobodalla Noel Warry, Moruya and District Historical Society 1990 In my research over the past week I have come […]

  • Trove Tuesday – Education on Trove

    Trove Tuesday – Education on Trove

    Education in Advertising In yesterday’s post on this blog there were frequent references to the Brooks’s Reader series in Bob Colefax’s autobiography. A quick search of TROVE brought to light the following advertisement of thee Brooks’s texts of the time. Although the advertisement is from 1905 and Bob Colefax didn’t start school until 1910 the […]

  • Education Week

    Education Week

    Education Week has been showcasing  the achievements of our inspirational teachers, staff, students, Parents & Citizens Associations and community members in New South Wales for many years. ‘Celebrating our stories‘, the theme of  2013 Education Week, provides a great opportunity for our Society to celebrate achievements in this field by sharing some of the wonderful […]