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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…

  • John Pounds workshop
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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...
  • Ragged Schools
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    The Peer Led Teaching of the Ragged Schools
    4th June 2012
    About Ragged, Education, History
    Before education was free for everyone in Britain, there were Ragged Schools. Beginning in...
  • 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. ...
  • Charter Street Ragged School
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    The History of Ragged Schools in Angel Meadow and Manchester
    26th September 2014
    Eclectic Articles, History
    Due to the rapid industrialisation and urbanisation in Britain, and in particular Manchester, there...
  • John Pounds
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    Great Educator: John Pounds 1766 to 1839
    18th September 2014
    History, Poverty
    John Pounds was born on June 17th 1766 and died on January 1st 1839....
  • Marc Bloch
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    Great Educator: Marc Bloch 1886 to 1944
    21st September 2014
    History
    Marc Bloch was born at Lyon on July 6th 1886 and educated at the...

 


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