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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...
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    Recollections of John Pounds: I meet John Pounds by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    28th May 2017
    John Pounds
    “Well, Mr. Pounds, here you are.” “Yes, here I bes.” “Busy as usual.” “Yes...
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    Recollections of John Pounds: My Introduction to Portsmouth By Rev’d Henry Hawkes
    25th April 2017
    John Pounds
    The next morning, about ten o’clock, w were on our way to the old...
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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. ...
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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...
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    Recollections of John Pounds: John Pounds teaches the Children by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    29th April 2018
    John Pounds
    Stopping one morning at the old cobbler’s open half-door, to have a chat with...

 


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