We asked our colleagues who have been working in the field of social pedagogy what their involvement has been, what they think the impact of social pedagogy has been and where they see it going in the UK. Have a listen to hear what they have to say!

Professor Claire Cameron
Claire is a Professor for Social Pedagogy at the Thomas Coram Research Unit (TCRU) at UCL Institute of Education. Full biography

Simon Johr
Simon is a qualified social pedagogue and a SPPA trustee. Full biography

Tanya Alder
Tanya is a semi-retired accountant and foster carer. She is also a SPPA trustee. Full biography

Thure Johansen
Thure is a qualified social pedagogue and founder of Treehouse Associates. Full biography

Emmanuel Akpan-Inwang
Inspired by his experience of growing up in foster care, Emmanuel founded The Lighthouse, an organisation with a vision of radically improving education outcomes for children in care. 

Lowis Charfe
Lowis is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire as well as the Course Leader for the BA (Hons) in Social Pedagogy, Advocacy and Participation and joint Course Lead for the MA in Social Pedagogy Leadership. Full biography

Laurence Alfred
Laurence has been a co-worker in a Camphill Community for over 40 years living and working with children and young people with additional support needs. Full biography