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Independent Schools Careers Organisations (ISC)
The work of the ISCO initially began before the Second World War as a careers advice bureau for independent boys schools. Its height was during the 1950s and early 1960s before its work began to diminish in the later 1960s as more pupils entered university.
Inner London Education Authority (ILEA) Bridging Course (BR)
The Course ran from 1978-1982 (after a pilot in 1976) and was intended to bridge the transition from school to the workplace. It was part-funded by the EEC and students gained a range of vocational skills including woodwork, cookery and hairdressing.
Institute of Education, University of London (IE)
The Archive comprises the historical records of the Institute from its foundation in 1902 as the London Day Training College to the present day. It contains records on university administration, teacher training, education policy, education in London and educational research. Contact the archivist to talk about using this collection. Th
Nathan ISAACS (NI)
Isaacs was a metallurgist who was also interested in the work of Jean Piaget, theories of child development and the teaching of science to children. In 1922 he married Susan Isaacs and was closely involved with her work in the Malting House School, Cambridge, an experimental school which fostered the individual development of children.
Susan ISAACS (SI)
Isaacs was a teacher and trained psychoanalyst. From 1924-1927 she was Head of Malting House School, an experimental school which fostered the individual development of children. In 1933 she became the first Head of the Child Development Department at the University of London, Institute of Education where she established an advanced course in child development for teachers of young children.
International Professional Development Association (IPD)
The history of the International Professional Development Association (ipda) dates back to the founding of the in-service training section of the Association for Teachers in Colleges and Departments of Education (ATCDE) in 1968. As a result of various organisational mergers over the years it became the In-Service Section of the National Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education (NATFHE), the In-Service Staff Tutors' Association (ISTA) and the In-Service Professional Development Association (IPDA) with a thread of continuity running throughout. Corporate and individual members are engaged in professional development and professional learning in all phases of education and training and in a wide variety of work locations.
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