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Association of Teachers and Lecturers

(ATL) Originally known as the Assistant Masters' and Mistresses' Association (AMMA), this teachers' union changed to its current name in 1993 in acknowledgement of the growing ...

Association of Teachers and Lecturers

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A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
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84 words

... of Teachers and Lecturers ( ATL ) Originally known as the Assistant Masters’ and Mistresses’ Association ( AMMA ), this teachers’ union changed to its current name in 1993 in acknowledgement of the growing numbers of lecturers from further education colleges taking up membership. It is affiliated to the Trades Union Congress and has approximately 160 000 members, whose interests it supports through campaigning and negotiation. http://www.atl.org.uk Provides a link to the history of the Association from 1884 to the present...

Association of Teachers and Lecturers

Association of Teachers and Lecturers  

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(ATL)Originally known as the Assistant Masters' and Mistresses' Association (AMMA), this teachers' union changed to its current name in 1993 in acknowledgement of the growing numbers of lecturers ...
48 The History of the Book in America

48 The History of the Book in America   Reference library

Scott E. Casper and Joan Shelley Rubin

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
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13,059 words
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Oxford University Press
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...In such institutions as lyceums, lecture series, and debating societies, women and men sought intellectual and moral improvement from one another and from lecturers and authors such as Emerson. A fourth mode increasingly separated self-improvement from its earlier religious foundation: it had a transatlantic, cosmopolitan vision that developed primarily after the Civil War and prefigured 20 th -century literary publishers and book clubs. Books and learning in this model implied or conferred a social and cultural cachet as well as knowledge. Against all...

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pay, teachers'  

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In England and Wales the pay scales for teachers in maintained schools are determined by the Secretary of State for Children, Schools, and Families, based on recommendations from the School Teachers' ...
professional union

professional union  

A trade union that represents professional workers. Examples in the UK include the specialist associations of doctors, teachers, nurses, midwives, probation officers, lecturers, and physiotherapists. ...
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A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
395 words

...teacher and a schoolteacher may be teaching classes of comparable size, subject, and age group, the further education teacher is likely to be earning rather less than their opposite number in school. Most colleges in England are members of the Association of Colleges , which represents the colleges in their capacity as employers when carrying out negotiations on pay and conditions with teachers’ unions such as the University and College Union ( UCU ) in the National Joint Forum. In Wales there is an additional negotiating forum, Fforum. Pay for teachers...

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A Dictionary of Human Resource Management (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
91 words

...workers. Examples in the UK include the specialist associations of doctors, teachers, nurses, midwives, probation officers, lecturers, and physiotherapists. Professional unions are often distinctive in aspiring to speak on behalf of client interests as well as representing their members, and they often campaign actively on behalf of the public services where their members tend to work. In some cases, they eschew the use of industrial action because this is seen as incompatible with professional commitment and responsibility to clients. See also job territory...

Chambers, Olivene Elfreda Louise

Chambers, Olivene Elfreda Louise (1925– )   Reference library

Sandria Green-Stewart

Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

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2016
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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585 words

...Louise ( 1925–  ), teacher , school principal , and university lecturer , was born on 21 April 1925 in Bunker’s Hill, Trelawny, Jamaica, to Robert Patterson, a butcher and farmer, and Carolyn Anderson-Patterson, a seamstress. She recalled that her father wanted her to become a nurse, but that as a child she “was teaching everything in sight” (interview with author). Patterson attended Unity All-Age School and Bethlehem Teachers’ College, and after graduating in the mid-1940s taught at Tweedside Primary School, in the parish of Clarendon, where she was...

Ross, Ramon Royal

Ross, Ramon Royal   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
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163 words

...Royal ( 1930 –), American author and teacher, born in Walla Walla, Washington and recipient of an EdD from the University of Oregon ( 1961 ). His first novel, Prune ( 1984 ), received the award for notable fiction from the Southern California Council of Literature for Children and Young People. Harper and Moon ( 1993 ), set in Walla Walla during World War II, is a mystery story about boys whose friendship is solidly built on integrity and trust. The novel was recognized as a Notable Book by the American Library Association. In The Dancing Tree ( 1995 )...

Currey, Charles Herbert

Currey, Charles Herbert (1890–1970)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian History

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
170 words

...to his lifelong association with researching and teaching Australian history by Professor George Wood at the University of Sydney. He also completed a doctorate in laws and was admitted to the Bar, but never practised. Having only briefly taught schoolchildren, Currey was appointed lecturer in history at the Sydney Teachers College on the recommendation of Karl Cramp . Later he became head of the college's history department. He greatly influenced the teaching of history in NSW schools by promoting changes to the primary school syllabus and writing many...

Hovey, Nilo Wellington

Hovey, Nilo Wellington (22 Sept 1906)   Reference library

Raoul F. Camus

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
243 words

...instruments, and arrangements of classical symphonic and operatic music for woodwind ensembles. Hovey was guest conductor, lecturer and clinician in 46 states and five Canadian provinces. He was president of the American Bandmasters Association ( 1970 ) and MENC's Music Industry Council, and the recipient of many national, state, and regional awards, including Phi Beta Mu's Hall of Fame Award ( 1979 ), Kappa Kappa Psi's Distinguished Service Award, and the National Band Association's Academy of Wind and Percussion Arts and Hall of Fame Awards ( 1980 , ...

Cramp, Karl Reginald

Cramp, Karl Reginald (1878–1956)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
198 words

...school inspector ( 1923–43 ) to promote and shape the study of Australian history. Beginning as a pupil teacher in NSW public schools, he won a scholarship to the University of Sydney from the the Fort Street Training School. In 1906 he became lecturer in history at the newly established Sydney Teachers College; later he accepted a senior position with the Department of Public Instruction. English by birth, Cramp promoted a view of Australia tied to England by kinship cemented in battle. His interpretation of Australia's history was evident in an...

Golde, Walter

Golde, Walter (4 Jan 1887)   Reference library

Philip Lieson Miller

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
219 words

...New York and accompanied many well-known musicians, including Elman, Thibaud, Casals, Salmond, Tertis, Rethberg, Jeritza, Gerhardt, Teyte, Garden, Bampton, Seagle, Bonelli, Tibbett, and Melchior. His song “At Nightfall” ( 1918 ) was the first of many that were to become part of the repertories of famous singers; he also wrote piano music. Golde conducted the De Feo Opera Company in 1922 . He later became vice-president of the American Guild of Musical Artists ( 1943–6 ), president of the New York Singing Teachers Association ( 1944–6 ), and lecturer in singing...

Hirt, Charles C(arleton)

Hirt, Charles C(arleton) (4 Nov 1911)   Reference library

Warren Fields

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
371 words

... 3 Feb 2001 ). Educator and choral conductor . He graduated from Occidental College in 1934 and served for eight years as a music teacher and choral conductor in the Corona and Glendale public schools. He founded the Choral Conductor's Guild of California and received the MS degree from the University of Southern California in 1940 . In 1941 , he began a 30-year term of service as Minister of Music at First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood. He joined the faculty at USC, in 1942 , as Lecturer in Music Education and Director of Choral Organizations. He...

Connolly, Séamus

Connolly, Séamus (2 April 1944)   Reference library

Sally K. Sommers Smith Wells

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
351 words

...international association of Irish musicians. In 1992 he began to teach traditional music at Boston College, where as director of Irish music and dance programs he created the Gaelic Roots Festival, an intensive learning and performance venue for Irish, Canadian, and Scottish traditional music, which ran from 1993 to 2003 . In 2004 he was appointed the Sullivan Artist-in-Residence at Boston College. He has been a sought-after performer, lecturer, and teacher, and he boasts an extensive discography. His refined, virtuosic style of traditional Irish...

Baker, James

Baker, James   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005

... Agnes Anne Hallett . A lecturer, educationist, novelist and travel-writer, he was tutored by his father, a Somerset teacher and publisher, and became a journalist. His great love of travel inspired his writing: for his work on Bohemia he was given the Great Silver Medal of Prague. He reported on Bohemian education for the Department of Education, and was the author of A National Education to National Advancement ( 1904 ). Other non-fictional publications include A Plea for Power for the Church of England ( 1906 ) and Literary and Biographical Studies (...

Schwartz, Arthur

Schwartz, Arthur   Reference library

Rozanne Gold

Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

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Current Version:
2016

...New York Association of Culinary Teachers named him Cooking Teacher of the Year in 1996 —Schwartz is most visible as a media personality. His daily radio program earned him the Award of Excellence in Electronic Media from the International Association of Culinary Professionals in 1998 , and he hosts The Breakfast Club on an NPR affiliate in Connecticut. Since bringing his brand to television in 1988 as the food critic on Fox network’s local morning show, Good Day New York , he has appeared on the Food Network, on The Martha Stewart Show , and in...

Isaac, Merle J(ohn)

Isaac, Merle J(ohn) (12 Oct 1898)   Reference library

William R. Lee

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
266 words

...arranging and composing for band and orchestra, producing hundreds of works. Isaac also authored many articles and books on education and on arranging. His arrangements and the famous Merle Isaac String Class Method ( 1938 , 2/ 1966 ) sold millions of copies and made him a well-known clinician and lecturer. He received awards from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers; the National School Orchestra Association; and the American String Teachers Association. In 1996 he was inducted into the Music Educators Hall of Fame ( 1996 ) of the Music...

Chen Jingrong

Chen Jingrong (1934)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Current Version:
2013

...landscapes. Chen Jingrong graduated from National Taiwan University in 1956 and completed his training in Japan from 1960 to 1963 at the Musashino College of Fine Arts, Tokyo, and subsequently at Gakugai University. In 1967 , he graduated from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts. On his return to Taiwan, he became a lecturer in the department of fine arts in the National Taiwan Academy of Arts from 1972 , and also a teacher at the Chinese Culture University and National Taiwan Normal University. Alongside his academic career Chen has taken...

Hill, Reginald

Hill, Reginald (1936)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
365 words

...Writers Association . His plots are complex, his characterization sharp, and his dialogue liberally laced with humor. The Dalziel and Pascoe series began conventionally enough with A Clubbable Woman ( 1970 ) and An Advancement of Learning ( 1971 ), the latter drawing upon Hill's experience as a college lecturer. Deadheads ( 1983 ) centers on whether an apparently amiable rose grower is a killer, while in Exit Lines ( 1984 ) the focus is upon older poeple and the inevitability of death. The grim theme is complemented with much dark humor ,...

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