Saturday, July 20, 2019

MUSEUM GROUNDS 2.

After seeing the trams and old railway engines we walked back alongside the track and went past the old Riponui Pah School with its interesting notices.







Life was very tough for school teachers then by today's standards anyway.

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  1. I keep seeing these lists of rules for teachers; recently even the exact same thing in French. I have a feeling that they are a modern invention that circulates via the net. I may be wrong.

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    1. As this was at the local Museum I assumed they were genuine.

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  2. When I attended a village primary school in the late 50s/early 60s we had several female teachers who behaved as if those rules were still in operation. They were all unmarried and addressed as "Miss", dressed extremely unfashionably and attended to all sorts of jobs that modern teachers would not do.

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    1. I started school in the late 40s. Things have changed enormously since then

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  3. Heavens those rules are impossible. After ten hours work they all scuttled back to their humble dwellings, women with eyes cast down, to read the Bible. Those were the days!

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    1. And if they dared to marry they got the sack.

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  4. Wow. The 1915 teachers' rules were quite something, weren't they?

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