Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

From the Daily Examiner 50 Years Ago Today

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

From the Daily Examiner 50 Years Ago Today

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Manual Art Teachers Told of New Course

Mr. C. C. Goodlet, A.S.T.C., officer in charge of the Manual Arts Branch of the Department if Education, spoke at the North Coast Manual Arts Teachers' seminar at the Grafton High School yesterday of the proposed new unified course to be offered students in the senior years as part of the revised N.S.W. educational system.

The new course, to replace what were now known as the manual art subjects, would be called "engineering science," and would treat subjects from a wide syllabus.

There would be several sections within the syllabus, he said. One would be an historical section to develop in the children an understanding on the manner in which the lives of people were affected by technological advancement.

Arrangements were also being made so that teachers who gained this diploma from the Institute of Technology could convert it to a degree at the University of New South Wales.

Ambulance In Smash on Way to an Accident

A Grafton ambulance, called to a car accident at Tucabia, travelled less than a mile last night before it was involved in a collision with a car making a U turn around the garden plot in front of the A. …

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