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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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    Recollections of John Pounds: Let’s give John Pounds a Gift by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    18th January 2019
    John Pounds
    One bitterly cold night in December, an esteemed member of my Flock, Mr Frank...
  • 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. ...
  • 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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    Recollections of John Pounds: Looking into John Pounds Shop by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    21st December 2017
    History
    Passing the next day, at noon; all was still in the little shop; except...
  • Poor Victorian Children
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    Recollections of John Pounds: Feeding the Sick and Poor by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    17th December 2018
    John Pounds
    The winter of 1837-8 was unusually severe. The streets were covered with ice for...
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    Great Educator: Grant Wood; Revolt Against the City 1891 to 1942
    12th October 2012
    Education, History, Ragged Arts
    Grant DeVolson Wood was an American painter, art theorist and teacher who lived February...

 


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