Story: Adult education

Correspondence School courses, 1956

The Correspondence School predominantly served primary and secondary school students in rural areas, but also offered some adult courses. As this 1956 film shows, adult students included people working in the public service, residents of Pacific Island nations, new migrants and prisoners. 

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Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: A letter to the teacher. National Film Unit, 1956

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Adult education - Growth of adult education, 1940s to 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/46609/correspondence-school-courses-1956 (accessed 27 November 2020)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 20 Jun 2012