Story: Agricultural education

Pupils from Stratford Technical School

Pupils from Stratford Technical School

Children from Stratford Technical School stand proudly beside their newly planted vegetable garden in the early 1900s. Such a hands-on approach was not widely adopted by New Zealand schools, which preferred academic subjects.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, James McAllister Collection (PAColl-3054)
Reference: 1/1-012241; G
Photograph by James McAllister

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Robert Peden, 'Agricultural education - Primary and secondary education', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 October 2021)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008