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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…

  • Scotlands Flag
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    Educational History: The Democratic Intellect; Scotland's Pedagogical Tradition
    7th July 2014
    About Ragged, History, Project
    Scotland’s history in education is much tied to it’s culture. The methodical and logical...
  • Mary Wollstonecraft
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    Great Educator: Mary Wollstonecraft 1759 to 1797
    3rd June 2011
    History
    Mary Wollstonecraftleft home after receiving a haphazard education in a miserable and unloving family...
  • Janusz Korczak
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    Great Educator: Janusz Korczak 1878 to 1942
    30th December 2013
    History
    Janusz Korczak was the pen name of Henryk Goldszmit, a Polish-born doctor, author and...
  • Andrew bell portrait
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    Great Educator: Andrew Bell 1753 to 1832
    31st October 2012
    About Ragged, Education, History
    Andrew Bell (1753 to 1832) was a Scottish Anglican priest and educationalist Founder of...
  • The Forest Cafe
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    Educational History: The Edinburgh Settlement
    16th September 2014
    Edinburgh Settlement, History, Other Archives
    The Edinburgh Settlement is a multi-purpose voluntary organisation with a rich history spanning more...
  • William Edward Burghardt Du Bois
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    Great Educator: William Edward Burghardt Du Bois 1868 to 1963
    8th October 2015
    History
    William Du Bois, or 'Doctor Du Bois' as he insisted on being addressed, was...

 


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