Story: Country schooling

Adult education, Feilding

Adult education, Feilding

Participants in the first WEA (Workers’ Educational Association) summer school at Feilding in 1938 listen to a lecture from Winston Rhodes. In the 1920s and 1930s further education became popular in rural areas, and an adult education centre was set up at Feilding Agricultural High School in 1938.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand Workers Educational Association Collection
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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/16510/adult-education-feilding (accessed 14 November 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008