Kōrero: Adult education

Poster for evening classes, 1855 (2 o 2)

Poster for evening classes, 1855

In 1855 John Pearse, the secretary of the Wellington Athenaeum and Mechanics' Institute, advertised for young men to meet at the institute hall to discuss the value of evening classes and which topics might be of interest. These institutions were the domain of men.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: E-455-f-046

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Adult education - Beginnings of adult education, 19th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/46601/poster-for-evening-classes-1855 (accessed 12 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012