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IOE120 blogs

Throughout 2022 we are publishing monthly blogs exploring each decade of IOE’s 120-year history in the context of the education and society of the times.

IOE at 120: Imagining the education of the future, 1932-1942

Senate House with tree and London bus in foreground

Professor Gary McCulloch writes the fourth blog of our series. In the blog, he examines IOE’s transition from London Day Training College to the University of London Institute of Education and its further development as a centre for educational research.

IOE at 120: Seeking the best way to educate the ‘whole child’, 1922-1932

Pupils sat at desks in classroom - black and white image

The third blog our series is by Nazlin Bhimani, Research Support and Special Collections Librarian at IOE. It explores the expansion of IOE in the interwar years.

IOE at 120: war and peace (1912-1921)

Memorial for members of the London Day Training College community who were killed in the First World War

The second blog in our series, by Dr Georgina Brewis, looks at the impact of the First World War on the London Day Training College (as IOE was then known) and education and society across the nation.

IOE at 120: an expansive vision for teaching and learning (1902-11)

(Left to right): Percy Nunn, John Adams, Margaret Punnett with 120 roundel

Read the first blog in our series by Professor Tom Woodin, which looks at the foundation of IOE as the London Day Training College in 1902.