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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…

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    Great Educator: Socrates
    4th July 2012
    History
    "You, who are the father of letters have been led by your affection to...
  • 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...
  • The Sally Port
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    Recollections of John Pounds: Continuing my Tour of Portsmouth by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    10th July 2017
    John Pounds
    It was no easy thing to get away from the old cobbler. For though...
  • 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...
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    Education History: A Brief History of Ragged Schools
    8th August 2012
    About Ragged, History, Project
    Ragged schools is a name commonly given after about 1840 to the many independently...
  • Don Lorenzo Milani portrait
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    Great Educator: Don Lorenzo Milani 1923 to 1967
    16th June 2015
    History
    Don Lorenzo Milani was an educator of the poor who developed methods of critical...

 


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