Sixth form conferences and politics in schools

Scope and Content

Including correspondence with Bill Jones, 1984-1985 (4); Rhys Evans, 1985 (2); Shirley Williams MP 1977-1978 (4), Edward Heath MP, and Kenneth Bakker, MP 1978 (2); John E.M Moore, 1977-1978 (4); and Henry Reginald Underhill [later Baron Underhill] 1977 (3). Topics mostly concern 6th form conferences, and in service training for teachers. The file also includes details of a press conference to publicise the preliminary findings of a research project on the "Political knowledge, attributes and awareness of sixth form students", 1988; drafts of a pamphlet "Political Education in Schools"; report on the activities of the association 1974-1976; minutes of national executive committee of the Political Association, 1985; and a copy of the address given by Robert Dunn MP at the annual general conference 1984.