Colección: La Educación
Número: (121) II
This article provides a historical overview of educational development in the British Caribbean during the 19th century and its effect on the educational system currently in place. The author describes the origins of educational inequality in the region and relates the prolonged struggle of the British Caribbean territories to secure economic and curriculum reforms for both primary and secondary education. The article concludes by highlighting the achievements of the period and their influence on 20th century Caribbean society.
[INDEX] [SUMMARY] [INTRODUCTION] [EDUCATION IN THE BRITISH CARIBBEAN BEFORE EMANCIPATION] [THE ESTABLISHMENT OF "LOWER CLASS" EDUCATION] [THE ESTABLISHMENT OF "MIDDLE CLASS" EDUCATION] [THE ORIGINS OF EDUCATIONAL INEQUALITY IN THE BRITISH CARIBBEAN] [ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL CONDITIONS IN THE LATE 19TH CENTURY] [NEW DIRECTIONS] [THE SYSTEM OF PAYMENT BY RESULTS] [TABLE 1] [TABLE 2] [THE AGITATION FOR A MORE PRACTICAL CURRICULUM] [RETRENCHMENT AND REFORM] [THE LEGACY OF THE 19TH CENTURY] [RESUMEN] [NOTES]