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Evans, Hywel I., Welsh schools curriculum records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 HYWEVA

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Hywel I. Evans: Welsh Schools Curriculum Records

Short Title: Evans, Hywel I., Welsh schools curriculum records

Creation date(s): 1983-1993

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.744 cubic metres (26 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Hywel I. Evans

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Hywel I. Evans, the first Chairman of the Curriculum Council for Wales, was born in Bebington, in the Wirral on 17 March 1930. He studied theology at Jesus College, Oxford. He lectured at University College Bangor from 1962 to 1972, where he was given responsibility for the development of training. He became Principal of the Teacher Training College, Wrexham in 1972, and stayed until 1975 when he was appointed Associate Principal (Academic) of the North Wales Institute. In 1979 he left the Institute and was appointed Headmaster of Ysgol Aberconwy. He was appointed the first Chairman of the Curriculum Council for Wales in 1988. He was also nominated to serve as the Welsh representative on the School Curriculum Development Committee in 1984 and was appointed Vice-Chairman of its Committee for Wales.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records, 1983-1993, relating to the implementation of the national curriculum in England and Wales pursuant to the provisions of the 1988 Education Reform Act. The records were accumulated by Hywel I. Evans as chair of the Curriculum Council for Wales, and as a member of other committees which were responsible for the implementation of the national curriculum in Wales and England.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged at NLW according to provenance into four groups: National Curriculum Council, 1985-1993, School Curriculum Development Committee, 1983-1989, School Examinations and Assessment Council, 1989-1991, and the Curriculum Council for Wales, 1986-1993.

Conditions governing access: Records of the National Curriculum Council, School Curriculum Development Committee and The School Examinations and Assessment Council are public records. Parts of the fonds are closed: see file level descriptions. Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply

Finding aids: A hard copy is available in NLW.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All of Hywel I. Evans's papers donated to the Library have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mr Hywel I. Evans, Llety'r Adar, Conwy, June 1999.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: A substantial body of published material is in the Department of Printed Books. Further records of the National Curriculum Council; the School Curriculum Development Committee; the School Examinations and Assessment Council and the Curriculum Council for Wales and held at the Public Record Office.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Sally McInnes.
The following sources were used in the compliation of this list: Introducing the National Curriculum Council (1989) and NCC Annual Report, 1988-1989 ; School Curriculum Development Committee: Committe e for Wales (1985); SEAC and its work (1990); Curriculum Council for Wales, Annual Reports , 1988-1990, 1990-1991.

Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2000.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Curriculum Council for Wales | Records and correspondence
Curriculum change | Wales
Curriculum planning | Wales
Education | Curricula | Wales
Education, Primary | Wales
Education, Secondary | Wales

Personal names
Evans , Hywel I.

Corporate names
Curriculum Council for Wales

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