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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…

  • Adult Learning Project
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    The History of Adult Learning Project in Edinburgh: A Freirean Approach
    23rd January 2015
    Education, History
    The Adult Learning Project (ALP for short) was founded in 1979 in Gorgie Dalry...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Charles Montesquieu
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    Great Educator: Baron de Montesquieu 1689 to 1755
    5th October 2011
    History
    Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brede et de Montesquieu was one of the early...
  • Common Linnet
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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...
  • Colin Kirkwood
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    Interview With An Educator: Colin Kirkwood
    23rd January 2015
    Education, History, Interviews
    This is a conversation and interview with Colin Kirkwood who was one of the...

 


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