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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…

  • Leo Tolstoy
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    Great Educator: Leo Tolstoy 1828 to 1910
    28th February 2014
    History
    "I put men to death in war, I fought duels to slay others. I...
  • Manchester Medical Mission
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    Manchester Medical Mission Affiliates to Charter Street Ragged School by Simon Ward
    5th September 2015
    Eclectic Articles, History
    Here are my notes from when I went back to the archive to look...
  • ragged school
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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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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