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Anglo-Indian education

Austin Anthony D"Souza

Anglo-Indian education

a study of its origins and growth in Bengal up to 1960

by Austin Anthony D"Souza

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Published by Oxford University Press in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Bengal
    • Subjects:
    • Education -- India -- Bengal -- History,
    • Schools, British -- India -- Bengal -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAustin A. D"Souza.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA1154.B4 D77
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 344 p. ;
      Number of Pages344
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4526200M
      LC Control Number76902901

      Company officers were paid less than their Royal Anglo-Indian education book and promotion might take twice as long, perhaps Anglo-Indian education book years to reach the rank of Major in the Company compared to between years in the Royal Army; and in the Bengal Army inthere were only four Colonels amongst officers. The board of directors wrote in to its Council at Fort St. In order to encourage the integration of the community into the larger society, the government stipulates that a certain percentage of the student body come from other Indian communities. The British military population in India grew rapidly from a few hundred soldiers in the midth century to 18, in the Royal and Company armies of Teaching was confined to classrooms and the link with nature was broken, as also the close relationship between the teacher and the student. This coincided with the Company officially allowing Christian missionaries into India; and evangelical organisations and popular writers of the time like Mary Sherwood routinely blamed the alleged moral shortcomings or personality defects of the growing Anglo-Indian population upon the Indian mother rather than the British father.

      At least seven other Anglo-Indians subsequently reached that Anglo-Indian education book, a notable achievement for a small community. Their English language school system, their Anglo-centric culture, and their Christian beliefs in particular helped bind them together. Kerala has also always shown interest in trying out ways of improving its school education system. It seems that in Bengal between and only one in four British covenanted civil servants, one in eight civilian residents, and one in ten army officers married there. The board of directors wrote in to its Council at Fort St. The public dances for the female wards of the Upper Military Academy, Calcutta, which had been attended so eagerly fifty years earlier had been discontinued by the s.

      Once a few of the larger states successfully migrate to Free Software, it is hoped that the entire country Anglo-Indian education book follow suit in a relatively short time. Then there are privately owned schools with their own land and buildings. This again has its reflection in the job market. The school system focused on English language and culture and was virtually segregated, as were Anglo-Indian social clubs; the group's adherence to Christianity also set members apart from most other Indians; and distinctive manners, diet, dress, and speech contributed to their segregation. The Anglo-Indian community also had a role as go-betweens in the introduction of Western musical styles, harmonies and instruments in post-Independence India. A number of others have been decorated for military achievements.


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The student stayed as long as she wished or until the guru felt that he had taught everything he could teach. Their cuisinedress, speech use Anglo-Indian education book English as their mother tongueand religion Christianity all served to further segregate them from the native population.

This not only created a strong tie between the teacher and the student, but also taught the student everything about running a house. The documented Anglo-Indian population dwindled from roughly two million at the time of independence in to- 1, by It was only after the s that Anglo-Indian boys and girls began to show an interest in pursuing higher studies and thus greater occupational diversity.

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Policies are announced at the national level periodically. The second most respected matriculation qualification in India, the Indian Certificate of Secondary Educationwas started and Anglo-Indian education book by some of the community's best known educationalists, including Frank Anthonywho served as its president, and A.

The new education policy Anglo-Indian education book the Government of India speaks about Anglo-Indian education book, IT enabled education, Free Software and sharing educational resources. For all the social disapproval, however, officers and Company servants continued Anglo-Indian education book marry Anglo-Indian girls, and it was thought that in Calcutta alone there were more than marriageable Anglo-Indian girls in the s, compared to Englishwomen in the whole of Bengal.

Constitutional guarantees of the rights of communities and religious and linguistic minorities permit Anglo-Indians to maintain their own schools and to use English as the medium of instruction. Thus, we have a vicious cycle pushing Anglo-Indian women further and further into a marginal position.

Apart from all of these, there are a handful of schools around the country, such as the Rishi Valley school in Andhra Pradesh, that try to break away from the normal education system that promotes rote learning and implement innovative systems such as the Montessori method.

Unique modular format: Each chapter is divided into small, self-contained modules to integrate learning and evaluation. In the s, Anglo-Indians remained scattered throughout the country in the larger cities and those smaller towns serving as railroad junctions and communications centers.

The school system focused on English language and culture and was virtually segregated, as were Anglo-Indian social clubs; the group's adherence to Christianity also set members apart from most other Indians; and distinctive manners, diet, dress, and speech contributed to their segregation.

Consolidation[ edit ] Over generations, Anglo-Indians intermarried with other Anglo-Indians to form a community that developed a culture of its own.

Most female Anglo-Indians are lower-grade teachers. During the independence movementmany Anglo-Indians identified or were assumed to identify with British rule, and, therefore, incurred the distrust and hostility of Indian nationalists.

In occupational terms, at least, the assimilation of Anglo-Indians into the mainstream of Indian life was well under way by the s.

There is a contact page for you to contact other members of the committee. A few have risen to high posts; some are high-ranking officers in the military, and a few are judges. In his superb short history of the Indian army, Philip Mason, himself a longstanding officer in the elite Indian civil service, evokes the threads of loyalty that bound the British and the sepoys together until the threads snapped inand even after that brutal rupture were sewn up again, so that the British influence lingers on in the far larger army that independent India deploys today.

Dictionary of Indian Biography/Cotton, Right Rev. Dr. George Edward Lynch

The Company's officials on the ground were less worried about the religious issue, but more concerned that soldiers should be married "to prevent wickedness". Their English language school system, their Anglo-centric culture, and their Christian beliefs in particular helped bind them together.

Where they could, gentlemen sent Anglo-Indian education book Anglo-Indian daughters to the ladies' seminaries in Presidency towns and to England to be 'finished'; and when they returned, Anglo-Indian education book were married off to fellow officers.The study considers two generations of Anglo-Indian women in post-colonial India, and their social interaction Anglo-Indian education book their community.

It explores Anglo-Indian women as part of a cultural whole and as participants in the mainstream cultural claims of India.

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