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Author Burren, Pauline B

Title Mentone, the place for a school : a history of Mentone Girls' Grammar School from 1899 / Pauline B. Burren
Published South Yarra, Vic. : Hyland House, 1984
Melbourne : Hyland House, 1984


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Description xvii, 174 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents Includes index
Summary This history presents the 85 year development of Mentone Girls' Grammar School from a small private school of the Victorian era to a modern, well respected independent school of the 1980's. The story is based on an historical study prepared for a Masters thesis. It presents a detailed view of the changing aspects and emphases of education for girls in Victoria, and the intricacies and challenges of private school ownership. Within the scope of this book, insights are offered to the ordinary lifestyle of suburban Mentone during this period
Analysis Mentone Girls Grammar School (Vic)
Notes Ill. on lining papers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-169) and index
Notes In English
Subject Mentone Girls' Grammar School -- History
Mentone Girls' Grammar School -- History
Church schools -- Australia -- Mentone (Vic.) -- History
Church schools -- Victoria -- Mentone -- History
Student characteristics.
Womens education.
Educational change.
Educational environment.
Nongovernment schools.
Educational development.
Teacher influence.
Private education.
School history.
Church schools.
Victoria -- Mentone.
Genre/Form History.
Author Burren, P. B
ISBN 0908090722