The Three A's

United Kingdom, 1948

Film
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One of the principles introduced into education in Great Britain as a result of the New Education Act of 1944 is that of stressing the three A’s rather than the traditional three R’s; the three A’s are - age, ability, and aptitude, of each individual pupil. By considering these three A’s, teachers and parents are better able to provide for each child the type of education most suited to their needs. The aim of education becomes the co-ordination of classroom and practical experience, so that children learn to apply their knowledge and skills to the demands of everyday life.

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production company

Central Office of Information

Great Britain. Ministry of Education

Duration

00:18:53:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1948

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010881

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Education of children

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Classroom management

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Great Britain

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education of children

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Learning ability

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teaching - Methodology

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Education of children

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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