The Fable of Education and Training

  • Richard G. Bagnall
Part of the Lifelong Learning Book Series book series (LLLB, volume 1)


Anya majored in English and History in her undergraduate studies, taking Latin as a minor, going on to complete a masters degree in English Literature. Since qualifying as a high school teacher, she has taught in state schools — mostly taking English classes but, when needs be, also history (and, previously, Latin). Her passion is English Literature, which she considers to be not just immensely enjoyable and engaging, but also informative in its multitudinous portrayals of the human condition, and character building, in the way in which readers develop understanding of themselves through engagement in those portrayals and their consequences. Such interests led her into teaching, which she enjoys immensely, while also finding it challenging, frustrating in many ways, and quite exhilarating.


English Literature Lifelong Learning Basic Skill High School Teacher Traditional Distinction 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard G. Bagnall
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  1. 1.Griffith UniversityBrisbaneAustralia

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