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    Publisher: Birlinn

    Tales and Travels of a School Inspector

    £7.99
    First published in 1928, this book is the personal account of John Wilson's experiences as a School Inspector, encompassing 50 years knowledge of social and educational conditions in the Highlands and Islands.
    ISBN: 9781841585260
    AuthorRev. John Wilson
    Pub Date02/05/2007
    BindingPaperback
    Pages224
    Availability: In Stock

    John Wilson was an Inspector of Schools during the latter half of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth. His career in education spanned 50 years, during which time he inspected many schools in the Highlands and Islands, including Jura, Islay, Orkney, Argyll, Heisker and Iona. First published in 1928, the personal account of his experiences is both compassionate and humorous, providing a valuable insight into the social and educational conditions in the Gaelic Highlands and Islands following the 1872 Education Act.

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    John Wilson was an Inspector of Schools during the latter half of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth. His career in education spanned 50 years, during which time he inspected many schools in the Highlands and Islands, including Jura, Islay, Orkney, Argyll, Heisker and Iona. First published in 1928, the personal account of his experiences is both compassionate and humorous, providing a valuable insight into the social and educational conditions in the Gaelic Highlands and Islands following the 1872 Education Act.