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Ragged University is inspired by common histories of free education, in particular those of the Ragged Schools.  Here you can find various accounts of these histories…

  • Happy memories
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    Recollections of John Pounds: When Mr. Lemmon went on a School Ramble by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    20th May 2018
    John Pounds
    “Mr. Lemmon, did you ever go with him on any of these pleasant rambles?”...
  • Al-Ghazzali
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    Great Educators: Al Ghazzali (1058 to 1111 CE)
    18th June 2012
    History
    The Islamic ideology provided the world with a powerful source of inspiration and intellect. ...
  • Confucius
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    Great Educator: Confucius 551 to 479 BCE
    14th July 2011
    History
    Confucius, or K'ung-fu-tzu, married at the age of 19, got employed as a storekeeper...
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    Educational History: The Hedge Schools of Ireland
    2nd January 2017
    History
    The Hedge Schools came about as a direct result of the suppression of schooling...
  • crabapples
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    Recollections of John Pounds: John Pounds teaches the Children by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    29th April 2018
    John Pounds
    Stopping one morning at the old cobbler’s open half-door, to have a chat with...
  • Recollections of John Pounds
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    Recollections of John Pounds: Have you met the Old Cobbler ? By Rev'd Henry Hawkes
    21st March 2017
    John Pounds
    A few days after I came to reside at Portsmouth, in the spring of...

 


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