MORE THAN 1000 BRITISH TEACHERS SERVING IN ARMY.
Tbe London Education committee met recently for the first time Einca the end of July The report of the general purees sub committee was presented by O E. Warburg who said that additional expenses totaling about £130,000 would be thrown direotly on the ooramittee by the war. Against that there were certain ndjust. rnentss whioh would probaby reduce the figure to £106,000 and the establishment com rolttee would trobably want another £6000 from them. In the event of more teachers going on war service there would be additional expense to which would have to be added the oost of educating Belgian children, . , The new expenditure was mainly under the two beads of payment of salaries to teachers who had gone on war service, and feeding of children, but against the latter item there was to be set the increase of reoeipts owing to the grantß in tbe budget for tbe feeding of children. During the proceedings, six Canadian teaObetß WbO hove exchanged places with
pix Lord™ teaebprs for a year were introduced and ndfirested by the chairman, J. VV Gilbert. Mr Gilbert offtied the Canadian teachers >a bearty welcome and hoped they would have many happy experiences which would Sfrve to strengthen the bonds of un'on alreßdy existing between the mother land nnd the creat dominion,
With regard to (he number of tenohers who have gone on active service, Mr LiverBidge, chairman of the teaching bUff sub(•nmmitte gave revised figures showing thf nun be to 3 020.