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Title: Estatutos de la sociedad de educación primaria de Bogotá establecidos por la Cámara Provincial en 2 de Octubre de 1834 i reglamento para el régimen interior de su consejo administrativo adoptado por el mismo consejo en la sesión del 11 de Enero de 1835
Creator: Cuervo, Rufino
Publication Info: Bogotá : Imprenta de Nicomedes Lora, 1835.
Physical Details: 8 p. ; 20 3/10 x 14 8/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Fair-some pages are folded back, and title page and rear page show some fading.

Summary: The Provincial Chamber of Bogotá created an association for elementary education. The association’s statutes mandated the establishment of schools in the province for both genders. The document includes guidelines for the administration of this society.
Historical Notes: By 1821, Francisco de Paula Santander (acting President of Gran Colombia from 1819-1826) had pushed forward an ambitious legislative plan to put in place an education system for Gran Colombia. It included the introduction of the Lancaster method of education in Bogotá, Cúcuta and Pasto, the creation of elementary and middle schools, “education houses” (places that combined elementary with middle school), universities, and normal schools to educate teachers. At the end of Santander’s government (1826) there were 1,000 elementary private and public schools and approximately 26,000 students. Boys’ education was a priority, but schools for girls were also opened. Female education focused on religious formation, domestic economy, modern languages, grammar and music. Jaramillo Uribe, Jaime 1982 El proceso de la educación. In Manual de historia de Colombia. J.G. Cobo Borda and S. Mutis Durán, eds. Pp. 249-336. Bogotá: Procultura SA.
Donor Notes: As its long title indicate the statutes of Bogotá's society for primary education and with them the regulations of its administrative council. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Sociedad de educación primaria de Bogotá
Education, Elementary -- Colombia -- Bogotá
Education -- Colombia -- History -- 19th century

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P00011
Record Number: 167
Islandora ID: islandora:10464