Story: Country schooling

Country teacher at work

The challenges of teaching children of different ages in one room is shown in this 1960 film of a country classroom. The teacher gives attention to one group of children at a time, while others work on set tasks.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 105. National Film Unit, 1960

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How to cite this page:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Country schooling - Towards equal opportunities: 1935–1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/16513/country-teacher-at-work (accessed 11 December 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008