Venue for our annual conference 2022


We are delighted to announce that our annual conference will take place at Kingston University, London on 20th October 2022. More details about the room and agenda of the event will be shared closer to the date. We’re looking forward to seeing you!!

Social pedagogy and its relevance for Scottish social welfare – By Mark Smith and Sebastian Monteux


June is here and so is the article of the month! Thanks, Elaine Hamilton for choosing this curious read that provokes and invigorates! WHY DID YOU CHOOSE THIS ARTICLE ELAINE? This article brings a Scottish perspective and narrative to the use and benefit of social pedagogical thinking. Recognising how this approach links with our culture, heritage […]

Article of the month – Leisure and youth clubs’ work with young people of ethnic minority background living in socially deprived housing areas: creating processes of hope and empowerment through social pedagogical work


Hello April!! The article of this month is about “creating processes of hope and empowerment through social pedagogical work”. It was written by Kirsten Elisa Petersen and chosen by Hannah Severn. WHY DID YOU CHOOSE THIS ARTICLE HANNAH? “The word hope for me is synonymous with this time of year, Spring bringing about sunshine, new beginnings and […]



  Special Issue When Social Pedagogy Goes to School Innovative approaches promoting agency, community and democracy in formal education   CALL FOR PAPERS The International Journal of Social Pedagogy (IJSP) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal publishing articles on social pedagogy in the broadest sense. In the last decades, increased attention has been paid to the […]

Article of the month: The Notion of ‘Haltung’ in Social Pedagogy


Robyn Kemp, SPPA chair shares with us the article of the month: The Notion of ‘Haltung’ in Social Pedagogy, by Gabriel Eichsteller There is much to admire about Volodymyr Zelensky , not least of which is his strong #haltung: actions truly guided by values. This article written by Gabriel is as relevant today as it was 12 […]

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