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Bickley, Verner

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Works: 38 works in 55 publications in 1 language and 1,128 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Juvenile works  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Narrator, Composer
Classifications: LA2394, 370.92
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Publications about Verner Bickley
Publications by Verner Bickley
Most widely held works by Verner Bickley
Teachers and students' guide to the book and audio book, The golden needle the biography of Frederick Stewart (1836-1889) by Gillian Bickley( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
The complete court cases of magistrate Frederick Stewart as reported in The China mail, July 1881 to March 1882 ( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Footfalls echo in the memory a life with the Colonial Education Service by Verner Bickley( file )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The Education Service was a vital arm of the British Colonial Service while the British Council has been paramount in promoting the English language and culture overseas. But are both agents of colonialism and neo-colonialism? Or simply altruistic conveyors of language and culture to a wider world? Verner Bickley as an Education Officer in British Colonial Service in Singapore and as British Council officer in Burma, Indonesia and Japan, shows how cultural values were uppermost and important in themselves though the medium of the near-universal English language, and vital for technical trainin
Language use, language teaching and the curriculum ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Poems to enjoy by Verner Bickley( Book )
5 editions published between 1960 and 1993 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The golden needle : the biography of Frederick Stewart (1836-1889) by Gillian Bickley( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Frederick Stewart, born in Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, was known by his contemporaries as the 'founder of Hong Kong Government education.' He was the first headmaster of the Central School, now Queen's College, which led Hong Kong English education from 1862 until 1911 when the first university in Hong Kong was established. Stewart became Registrar General, then Colonial Secretary, acting as Governor of Hong Kong on several occasions. He was keenly aware of his historical context at the meeting of the two cultures of East and West, and of his role as a facilitator in the modernisation of Chinese thought. His consistent policy was to educate pupils in Western knowledge, while preserving their Chinese identity, and he insisted on equal time for Chinese and English studies. Although retiring, unassuming and modest, Stewart was highly popular among the Chinese, foreign and Portuguese communities. By the end of his life, Stewart's intimate knowledge of Hong Kong was considered unequalled among non-Chinese in Hong Kong at the time
Reading and interpretation : comprehension exercises for Malayan students by Verner Bickley( Book )
2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Poems to enjoy by Verner Bickley( Book )
3 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Twentieth century English by Verner Bickley( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Poems to enjoy by Verner Bickley( Book )
2 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Twentieth century English by Verner Bickley( Book )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Poems to enjoy. an anthology of poems by Verner Bickley( Book )
2 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Systematic composition: a controlled approach for students of English as a foreign language by Verner Bickley( Book )
2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Searching for Frederick and adventures along the way by Verner Bickley( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Twentieth century English; a self-tutor or class text for students learning English as a foreign langugae by Verner Bickley( Book )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Poems to enjoy by Verner Bickley( Book )
2 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Reading and understanding by Verner Bickley( Book )
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Decoding the olympics : equestrian to hockey by Verner Bickley( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Decoding the olympics by Verner Bickley( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bickley, V. C.
Bickley, V. C. (Verner Courtenay)
Bickley, Verner.
Bickley, Verner C.
Bickley, Verner C. (Verner Courtenay)
Bickley, Verner Courtenay
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English (38)
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