There are a variety of journals available that offer an insight into social pedagogy and relationship-based practice. Find out more and access about them below:

British Journal of Social Work

Published for the British Association of Social Workers, this is the leading academic social work journal in the UK. It covers every aspect of social work, with papers reporting research, discussing practice, and examining principles and theories. It is read by social work educators, researchers, practitioners and managers who wish to keep up to date with theoretical and empirical developments in the field.

You can find out more about the journal here.

Goodenoughcaring Journal 

The goodenoughcaring Journal is the online publication for all those interested in the way children grow up and how they are nurtured. it welcomes contributions from parents, foster parents, residential child care workers in children’s homes, day car workers, social workers, youth workers, youth mentors, child therapists, social pedagogues, educators and all people who reflect on their own upbringing. The Journal is electronically archived at the British Library. It is not an academic publication though academic submissions are welcomed and considered alongside other submissions.

You can find out more and read the journal here.

International Child and Youth Care Network (CYC-Net)

The International Child and Youth Care Network is a registered non-profit and public benefit organisation in South Africa. It’s main objectives are “to promote and facilitate reading, learning, information sharing, discussion, networking, support and accountable practice amongst all who work with children, youth and families in difficulty.”

Their website features a variety of resources including a monthly journal published monthly since 1999. You can visit the CYC-Net here.

International Journal of Social Pedagogy (IJSP)

The International Journal of Social Pedagogy (IJSP) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal publishing articles on social pedagogy in the broadest sense, which includes all aspects of social, philosophical, pedagogical and educational parameters.

The IJSP encourages both original contributions about theory and research in social pedagogy and articles that reflect social pedagogical perspectives in practice settings throughout the United Kingdom and globally.

You can read the IJSP here.