Story: Country schooling

Correspondence School student

Correspondence School student

Correspondence School pupil Kathryn Stirling hangs up a mailbag containing completed lessons for collection. For many children in remote areas such as high country farms or islands, the Correspondence School, set up in 1922, was their only chance of getting an education.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Country schooling - Wider options: 1900s–1930s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16506/correspondence-school-student (accessed 17 November 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008