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National Curriculum History Committee for Wales, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 NATLES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: National Curriculum History Committee for Wales Records

Short Title: National Curriculum History Committee for Wales, records

Creation date(s): 1978-1995

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.018 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): National Curriculum History Committee for Wales

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The National Curriculum History Committee for Wales met for the first time in Cardiff on 10th February 1989. Its main aim was to strengthen the importance of history teaching in Wales as well as to discuss the content of the teaching of history. The chairman was the donor, Professor R.R. Davies.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the National Curriculum History Committee for Wales, 1978-1995, including papers relating to the establishment and subsequent meetings of the National Curriculum History Committee for Wales, 1989-90; minutes, agenda, reports and articles for discussion at various meetings of the National Curriculum History Working Group, 1989, the History Development Group, 1990, The Historical Association, 1986-89, and the Association of History Teachers in Wales, 1988-9; copies of a WJEC report and examination papers, 1986-93; papers relating to assessment by the School Examinations and Assessment Council, 1989; correspondence from MPs and others, 1988-91; miscellaneous articles, reports, press cuttings and papers relating to teachers' conferences, 1978-93; and printed material on the teaching of history in Welsh schools, 1979-95.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: National Curriculum History Committee for Wales; National Curriculum History Working Group; History Development Group; The Historical Association; Association of History Teachers in Wales; WJEC; School Examinations and Assessment Council; Correspondence; miscellaneous; and printed material.

Conditions governing access: 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 regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1996, pp.50-54, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Prof. R. R. Davies, Department of History, UCW, Aberystwyth, in 1995.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some of the papers predate the establishment of the National Curriculum History Committee for Wales.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1996.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Education | Wales
Great Britain. | National Curriculum, History Committee for Wales | Archives
History | Study and teaching | Wales

Personal names

Corporate names
Association of History Teachers in Wales
Great Britain | National Curriculum, History Committee for Wales
Historical Association (Great Britain)
National Curriculum History Working Group

Places

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