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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…

  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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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    Great Educator: Socrates
    4th July 2012
    History
    "You, who are the father of letters have been led by your affection to...
  • Reverend Henry Solly
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    Working Men’s Clubs and Education by Dr Ruth Cherrington
    30th July 2015
    Education, History, Sociology
    It’s for a good reason that I gave my book on working men’s clubs...
  • High Street Chapel John Pounds
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    Recollections of John Pounds: John Pounds goes to Chapel by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    6th March 2018
    John Pounds
    The following Sunday evening, I saw John Pounds turning round the corner of White...

 


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