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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…

  • Maria Montessori portrait
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    Great Educator: Maria Montessori 1870 to 1952
    20th September 2012
    History
    At the age of 13 Maria Montessori decided to become an engineer.  She enrolled...
  • 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...
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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...
  • Adult Learning Project
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    The History of Adult Learning Project in Edinburgh: A Freirean Approach
    23rd January 2015
    Education, History
    The Adult Learning Project (ALP for short) was founded in 1979 in Gorgie Dalry...
  • 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...
  • Leo Tolstoy
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    Great Educator: Leo Tolstoy 1828 to 1910
    28th February 2014
    History
    "I put men to death in war, I fought duels to slay others. I...

 


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