Dundas Vale Teacher Training College

Contributed by Robert Pool

Dundas Vale Teacher Training College

A student teachers note book from the Dundas Vale Training College. Built in 1837, the Normal School for the Training of Teachers (later named Dundas Vale College) was designed by David Hamilton. It was the first institution in Britain specifically for the professional training of teachers. Dundas Vale College was merged with Stow College in 1906 and in 1922 Glasgow's teacher training was transferred to the new Jordanhill College of Education. In the early 1970s the Cowcaddens building still housed a Teachers' Centre. In 2004 it served as an auxiliary fire station. Property of Robert Pool

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  • 1. At 11:38 on 29 September 2010, seumas ferguson wrote:

    HELLO:- I have a students note book from this college from around 1899 full or drawings and poems some very good and the writing is excellent.

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  • 2. At 11:50 on 29 September 2010, seumas ferguson wrote:

    i forgot to say the diary/ note book contains about 10 photos of the students etc

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