History of Technical Education.
This short history of technical education and training describes the developments of technical education and training from medieval times to the present time.
The history is complemented by a number of separate appendices:
- a comprehensive chronology (Appendix 1)
- a comprehensive glossary of terms (Appendix 2)
- a comprehensive book list (Appendix 3) - this includes references for technical and commercial examinations
History of Technical and Commercial Examinations.
This short history of technical and commercial examinations describes the developments of the examination system from the mid-19th century to the present time.
It complements the history of technical education and is significant because it shows how this form of assessment and formal education of competence and fitness developed to validate technical and commercial education and training provision and the achievements of individuals in their fields.
In separate appendices the history is complemented by:
- a chronology
- a glossary of terms