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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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    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...
  • Sheaf, Henry S.; John Pounds Teaching Poor Children; Portsmouth Museums and Visitor Services; http://www.artuk.org/artworks/john-pounds-teaching-poor-children-24858
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    Recollections of John Pounds: The Painting by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    29th December 2018
    John Pounds
    Mr. Thomas Sheppard, a boot and shoe maker of long standing in High Street,...
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    Recollections of John Pounds: New Years Day by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    13th December 2019
    John Pounds
    The New Year 1839, opened with a glorious sun-rise; bright and clear. The frost...
  • Reverend Thomas Guthrie of Greyfriars Kirk
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    Great Educator: Thomas Guthrie and the Ragged Schools
    7th June 2012
    About Ragged, Education, History, Poverty
    Thomas Guthrie was born in Brechin on 12th July, 1803.  His ancestors had been...
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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...
  • 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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