Monthly Archives: October 2014

Amendments approved to BFSS’s Royal Charter and Statutes

Following a review of the governance of the Society, resolutions were passed at a General Meeting of the Society in May 2014 for the purpose of making some amendments to the Charter and Statutes.    BFSS is delighted that on 8th October 2014 the Privy Council approved those amendments. BFSS is very fortunate to have […]

Treasures in the West Indies section of the BFSS Archives’ Foreign Correspondence

In December 2013 the BFSS signed an historic agreement with Brunel University gifting the BFSS Archive to the University.   Since then work on cataloguing the collection has proceeded apace. The BFSS Archive includes the West Indies series of papers, which consists of correspondence to and from 18 different countries, including Jamaica, Bermuda, Barbados, Haiti, […]

Professor Richard Aldrich

At our Council meeting on 1st October we paid tribute to Professor Richard Aldrich, who was until very recently our Vice-President.   Richard, who died on 20th September 2014, was one of the most distinguished historians of education of his generation.   He was Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Education, University of London, until his […]