Even after his retirement he remained active and influential in the field of education. He served as a member of the committee on Higher Agricultural Education for the Ministry of Agriculture in 1940 and the Central Council for School Broadcasting until 1948 , being chairman of the Rural Schools Committee . He also became chairman of many bodies including the Carnegie United Kingdom Trust ( 1946-51 ), of which he had been a life trustee since 1924 .
Among his publications are The Aim of Education ( National Adult School Union ); The Reorganisation of Education in England ( New Education Fellowship ); Education for Industry and for Life ; Technical Education ( The Schools of England ). He also edited Kenilworth and The Fortunes of Nigel by Scott for use in schools. As editor of The Journal of Education , the paper's respected reputation was upheld by him from 1939 to within a few months of his death at the age of 83.
He m., 1900 , Evelyn May Lile (d. 1951 ) of Tenby and they had two sons. He d. 10 June 1955 at his home in 13 Chichester Road , East Croydon , Surrey .
Dr Mary Auronwy James, Aberystwyth
Published date: 2001