chapter  21
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Training, Licence, Supervision and Success and Failure

ThequestionofsuitabilityofTrainingSchoolleadsustotheissue ofsuccessfulplacing.NotonlyshouldthenewHeadmistressandher Staffhaveapictureofagirl'spersonalityandpotential,butthenew regimeshouldprovidethebestrecipeforrehabilitation.Foritwas neitheratrainingforgirlseagertobeequippedforacertainjob,nor wasitaFinishingSchoolforgirlswhoseparentsaskedfortalents andgracestobepolishedupforthemarriagemarket.Inmostcases thegirlswereitchingtobeathome,orinaflat,orwithalover;and parentswantedatbesttheircompanyandatworsttheirwages.