CollectionNorthern Ireland Ministry of Education Records

Northern Ireland Ministry of Education files including, for example:
ED/1 Grant Aid Applications to the Board of Commissioners of Education for funds to appoint teaching assistants in individual National Schools, many of the whom were appointed specifically for areas of the curriculum such as sewing and needlework, c.1832-1889. The majority of applications for female teaching assistants were in the period c.1860-1889.

ED/7/1-8 Teachers' salary books detailing the salaries of teachers in national and public elementary schools established by the Northern Ireland Ministry of Education, 1899-1927.

ED/4 and ED/20 Technical Schools files, including information about lace making, embroidery, and domestic training of girls, from 1900.

ED/13/1/160 File of general correspondence about nurses' educational qualifications, 1936-1939.

ED/13/1/270 Ministry of Education 'G' file relating to the Chartered Institute of Secretaries, 1935.

ED/13/1/2016 Grants for Girls' Training Corps in technical schools, 1942-1946.

ED/13/1/2020 Correspondence on the formation of the Women's Junior Air Corps, 1942-1943.

ED/13/1/2074 Correspondence and reports on the Women's Employment Federation, 1943.

ED/13/1/2273 Papers about the Standing Conference of Women's Organisations of Northern Ireland, 1949-1963.

ED/13/1/2715 Papers about a proposed new domestic economy college at Garnerville Road, Belfast, 1950-1964.

ED/15 c.250 Youth Welfare files concerning youth organisations including the Girl Guides, 1938-1966.

ED/24 Nursery school files, 1943-1968. For example:
ED/24/11 General correspondence on staffing and administration of Victoria Street Nursery School, Lurgan, 1950-1968.

ED/24/22 Special report on a new nursery school, New Lodge Nursery School, Belfast and reports on the constitution of a committee for the same, 1967-1968.

ED/28-9 Files of inspection reports relating to secondary schools, including convents and other girls' schools, from c.1923.

ED/31 Teacher training files, 1921-1927.

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Century19th, 20th

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Repository NamePublic Record Office of Northern Ireland
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CommentSome of the information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by Public Record Office of Northern Ireland staff and we are grateful for their assistance. It must be remembered that due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.