Lancasterian


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Lan`cas`te´ri`an


prop. a.1.Of or pertaining to the monitorial system of instruction followed by Joseph Lancaster, of England, in which advanced pupils in a school teach pupils below them.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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SHREWSBURY'S historic former Lancasterian School is up for sale - with outline planning permission granted to develop 19 luxury apartments.
By the dawn of the Civil War, various forms of teacher training had sprung up to meet the rising demand: Lancasterian training schools, urban high schools with "normal departments," teacher institutes, and even the first teachers colleges (Warren, 1985).
Familiar with the Lancasterian educational system--by which advanced students helped train the rest of the class--Gillies founded the local Lancasterian Society and, as part of his quest to promote education, he also organized a library.
(5) Whitman's own teacher had apparently adhered closely to a so-called Lancasterian view of education--a Quaker-inspired school-reform movement that instituted student "monitors" to teach younger students as a central pillar of its praxis.
Currently in his second spell at Kingston Park, the Lancasterian is grateful to the club for rescuing his Premiership career after a move to Leicester saw him slide down the pecking order.
Currently in his second spell at Kingston Park the Lancasterian is grateful to the club for rescuing his Premiership career after a move to Leicester saw him sliding down the pecking order.
Thomson did his work within the existing structures, in cooperation with Catholic priests and using the Lancasterian method of education in Peru.
In this direction, the most outstanding contribution has been given by the Lancasterian perspective on the characteristics of goods and services, revisited by Gallouj (2002), in which each product can be construed as a system combining the technologies deployed (tangible or intangible) and skills necessary for their production (producer skills) and their use (customer skills).