Wagga Wagga Teachers' College

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Tertiary Institution

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Wagga Wagga Teachers' College

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Dates of existence

1 January 1947 - 1 January 1972

History

Wagga Wagga Teachers' College was established in 1947 to provide a two year course for the training of infant and primary school teachers. (1) Nine lecturers were appointed in January 1947 with George Leslie Blakemore, B.A., as Principal and Griffiths Duncan, M.A. as Deputy Principal. (2)

Under section 17(1) of the Higher Education Act 1969 (Act No.29, 1969) Wagga Wagga Teachers College was declared a College of Advanced Education within the Department of Education from 1 September 1971. (3)

From 1 January 1972 under section 17 (1) of the Higher Education Act 1969, the Wagga Wagga Teachers' College was amalgamated with the Riverina College of Advanced Education, becoming the School of Teacher Training. (4)

Endnotes:

  1. Charles Sturt University - Mitchell, p.9.
  2. Public Service List, 1947.Sydney, NSW Government Printer, 1948, p.108.
  3. NSW Government Gazette No.95, 27 August 1971, p.3299.
  4. Charles Sturt University - Mitchell, p.9; NSW Government Gazette No.129, 5 November 1971, p.4278.

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Wagga Wagga, NSW

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Authority Record created 19 July 2018. J Kohlhagen.

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Agency History compiled by State Archives and Records Authority of NSW. https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/agency/1951 (retrieved 19 July 2018).

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