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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…

  • Poor Victorian Children
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    Recollections of John Pounds: Feeding the Sick and Poor by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    17th December 2018
    John Pounds
    The winter of 1837-8 was unusually severe. The streets were covered with ice for...
  • 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...
  • Janusz Korczak
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    Great Educator: Janusz Korczak 1878 to 1942
    30th December 2013
    History
    Janusz Korczak was the pen name of Henryk Goldszmit, a Polish-born doctor, author and...
  • 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...
  • William Edward Burghardt Du Bois
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    Great Educator: William Edward Burghardt Du Bois 1868 to 1963
    8th October 2015
    History, Poverty
    William Du Bois, or 'Doctor Du Bois' as he insisted on being addressed, was...

 


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