University of Salford: An inspiring social pedagogy learning event by Professor Pat Petrie


On 26 May 2017, Jameel Hadi, Lecturer at University of Salford, hosted an Introduction to Social Pedagogy learning event, an inspiring forerunner for their soon to be launched MA in social pedagogy. Introducing Social Pedagogy: Collaborating with Individuals & Communities

Social Pedagogy in the world today: a round up of some developments


USA Danish pedagogue Mette Christiansen leading on the Bachelor degree in Human Services at City University, New York reports successfully expanding the social pedagogic theme in her classes. She states, “’Social pedagogy’ rolls off the tongues of my students now.” She’s also just developed a graduate course, “Autism and Human Services” where she integrates social […]

We were at the SPDN on 6th and 7th April 2017


The SPPA Team attended the Social Pedagogy Development Network (SPDN) on 6th and 7th April 2017 at West Kent College in Tonbridge, Kent. The main theme was around nurturing well-being. The SPPA Team enjoyed meeting SPDN participants. SPPA trustee Helen Jones was interviewed by SPPA volunteer Janet Grauberg regarding SPPA, its membership offer, and its relationship […]

SPPA launch at British Academy in London


  We were delighted to officially launch SPPA on 21st February 2017 at the British Academy in London. Prof Becky Francies, Director of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) interviewed Lemn Sissay MBE on social injustice and the power of education to change it. Managers shared their personal and professional experiences of the impact of social […]

We asked, you responded: SPPA topics for programme of activities


Last week we asked you via the Social Pedagogy Professional Network (SPDN), facebook and twitter to let us know what topics you are most interested in. Whilst we cannot guarantee that we can deliver on all the suggestions, this has helped us in the topics that we want to focus on over the next two […]

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