Merry Christmas everybody!!


We wish all our members and friends a lovely Christmas!!!

Would you like to get to know LEYF our newest Gold member?


We are the London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) the largest charitable childcare social enterprise in the UK and provide outstanding care and education for up to 4500 of London’s children. We also employ 800+ staff and train 60 EY apprentices each year. Our social purpose is driven by our ability to redistribute our income from […]

SPDN Blackpool


On 26 November the Social Pedagogy Development Network had their 19th networking event in Blackpool. This year SPDN  was hosted by  Empowerment and SPDN was pleased to have Mike Crowther, Empowerment’s CEO talking about how social pedagogy has informed Empowerment’s work and his own leadership. This year’s event attracted more than 120 attendees many of […]

The annual SPPA Conference was a big success!


Last month, on the 3rd of October, we had our annual conference: Creativity and Social Pedagogy – Towards transformative practice.  The event took place in Manchester and we are very pleased to have had an amazing group of speakers and attendants from around the UK, Germany, Ireland and France. We kick-started the conference with some […]

Social Pedagogy Development Network (SPDN) event 8th July, Myle Cross Centre, Lincoln Host: Lincolnshire County Council


The SPDN event was hosted by Lincolnshire County Council, and held at their Myle Cross training complex in Lincoln. The programme format was similar to that used in Paisley and Brent in the previous two events, in which the content of the day becomes participant-led and thereby more closely attuned to the wishes and energy […]

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