Collection MS 1033 - Miscellaneous papers concerning education in the Cook Islands

PMB MS 1033 Finding Aid

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AU PMB MS 1033


Miscellaneous papers concerning education in the Cook Islands


  • 1922 - 1966 (Creation)

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1 reel; 35mm microfilm

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Dr Bill Coppell (1924-1998) was Deputy Director and Acting Director of Education, with the Government of the Cook Islands during the period 1962 to 1967.

The collection consists of a number of 'odd' pages and five folders. The contents have been microfilmed in their original order, roughly by subject and not always chronologically correct. Subjects covered include:<BR> the introduction of a School Saving Society or Co-operative Society<BR>proposed re-organisation and education plans<BR>teacher training; introduction of new courses<BR>scholarships and scholarship pupils<BR>staffing and salaries<BR>the supply of milk to school children<BR>equipment, buildings etc.<BR> statistics (attendance, admissions, withdrawals, births, population movement etc.) and financial documents.
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Division of Pacific and Asian History, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, Canberra

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