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Ragged University is built upon by drawing from a number of thinkers and models to develop an idea which all communities can take part in. Here are some articles exploring issues in education…

  • Young Carers
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    Binaries, Young Carers and The Barriers to Accessing Higher Education
    23rd April 2015
    Education, Sociology
    “I would like to send a message to staff, teachers and tutors – all...
  • 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...
  • A lighthouse is a public good
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    Education As A Public Good: A Digest
    15th November 2014
    Economics, Education
    Broader approaches to societal development are often harder to “sell” than narrowly focused reforms...
  • Working Mens Club
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    Working Mens Clubs and Education: Into the 20th Century by Ruth Cherrington
    24th August 2015
    Education, History
    In a previous article, I outlined the educational strands of Working Men’s Clubs (WMCs)...
  • Steady State Economics
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    How Can Education Help To Shape A Steady State Culture?: A Discussion Paper by Susan Brown
    6th October 2015
    Education, Sustainability
    In 2012 I was asked, to feedback on a draft report by Steady State...
  • Dancing feet
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    Informing Informal Education and Dancing Like Nobody Is Watching by Alex Dunedin
    29th September 2015
    Education
    When we hear the word 'education', most of us (consciously or unconsciously) reach for...

 


 

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