A biography of C.E. Beeby, who became Director of Education in 1938 at the age of 37. His work in implementing the education reforms of Peter Fraser is discussed, and his thinking is traced back to his early life, education, and research interests. His later life as diplomat, researcher, writer, and international consultant is also covered. There are black and white plates in the centre of the book.result of the publicity his birthday had provoked and which he felt compelled to answer. ... This house, with its lifetime of memories and mementoes, had become too large; he had taken several falls on the steep ... The shelving in the lounge was his handiwork as was the stand on which he rested the large art books he read while shaving in the lounge in the morning. ... Ongoing health problems continued for the best part of a year and though he remained publicly cheerful there wereanbsp;...
|Title||:||To the Fullest Extent of His Powers|
|Publisher||:||Victoria University Press - 1999|