Past Events

09/09/2021

09:30 - 15:30

SPPA conference 2021

2020 has seen us all affected by social distance: physical, emotional, social and spiritual distance alike. This distance has been challenging, but has also birthed new ways for togetherness, and unearthed old senses of community. There have been collective

06/09/2021

19:00 - 20:00

The Social Pedagogy Reading Club with Janet Grauberg

Journal clubs are a regular cycle of meetings. In each session, the participants summarise the findings of an article, critically discuss them, work in pairs to plan how they will incorporate them into their practice, and choose the next article. The Social

23/06/2021

10:00 - 12:00

Virtual Social Pedagogy Development Network

We warmly invite you to join our next virtual Social Pedagogy Development Network event. The virtual gathering offers a forum for practitioners, students, service managers and academics alike to find out how organisations are developing social pedagogy

22/06/2021 - 24/06/2021

08:00 - 17:00

Social Pedagogy and Social Education: Hope in Dystopia

This is an international conference organised by the Social Pedagogy Association/Asociación de Peadgogía Social, Thempra, UCLAN, Arizona State University, University of Eastern Finland and SIPS


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17/06/2021

18:30 - 20:00

SPPA AGM 2021

The Social Pedagogy Professional Association (SPPA) is pleased to invite you to this year's AGM, which for the first time will take place online on 17th June from 6:30 to 8:00 PM (London time)

08/06/2021

15:00 - 16:30

Introducing you to Relationship-Centred Practice-The Diamond Model

Presented by ThemPra Social Pedagogy CIC- hosted by NAPA

This webinar will introduce you to Relationship-Centred Practice and how the Diamond Model supports your daily work with older adults

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘a rough

07/06/2021

19:00 - 20:30

The Social Pedagogy Reading Club

Led by Janet Grauberg, the Social Pedagogy Reading Club is the latest exciting activity arising from the social pedagogy community in the UK and beyond.

Journal clubs are a regular cycle of meetings. In each session, the participants summarise the

28/05/2021

12:00 - 14:00

Stories of Scottish Social Pedagogy as a Threshold Concept

In January 2020 a group of 50 professionals from across sectors got together in Ochil Tower to share their knowledge, wisdom, experience & commitment to evolving social pedagogy in Scotland.  The commitment to exploring new ways of being and doing was

26/05/2021

10:00 - 11:00

‘Exploring Social Pedagogy Concepts at Turbulent Times’ - Lifespace

Our webinar series ‘Exploring Social Pedagogy Concepts at Turbulent Times’ offers a forum for dialogue and ideas. Register now for free!

Our new webinar series exploring social pedagogy concepts during turbulent times launched on 17th June as

20/05/2021

19:00 - 20:00

Become a SPPA Trustee

SPPA is reliant on the funding and engagement from our members and the dedication of our Trustee’s. We are calling upon our wonderful SPPA members with an exciting opportunity to volunteer as a SPPA Trustee.

Because of where we are in our

03/05/2021

19:00 - 20:30

The Social Pedagogy Reading Club with Janet Grauberg

Led by Janet Grauberg, the Social Pedagogy Reading Club is the latest exciting activity arising from the social pedagogy community in the UK and beyond.

Journal clubs are a regular cycle of meetings. In each session, the participants summarise the

27/04/2021

10:00 - 11:00

‘Exploring Social Pedagogy Concepts at Turbulent Times’ - Haltung

Our webinar series ‘Exploring Social Pedagogy Concepts at Turbulent Times’ offers a forum for dialogue and ideas. Register now for free!

Our new webinar series exploring social pedagogy concepts during turbulent times launched on 17th June as

23/04/2021

12:00 - 13:30

Behaviour management or behaviour support? Exploring the threshold concepts of developing environments and relationships based on support (not control)

The notion that reward and punishment is the best way of bringing up and educating children denies the vast array of strong evidence to the contrary and concerns us greatly at SPPA. The English Education Minister, Gavin Williamson, has been

23/03/2021

10:00 - 11:00

Exploring Social Pedagogy Concepts during Turbulent Times - Recognition

Webinar series ‘Exploring Social Pedagogy Concepts during Turbulent Times’ continues in 2021!

Run in partnership with Thempra the Social Pedagogy Association

26/02/2021

10:00 - 11:00

Exploring Social Pedagogy Concepts during Turbulent Times - Multiple Intelligences

Webinar series ‘Exploring Social Pedagogy Concepts during Turbulent Times’ continues in 2021!

Run in partnership with Thempra the Social Pedagogy Association

23/02/2021

13:00 - 14:00

Accelerated childhoods and the case for slow pedagogies

In this webinar, Dr Alison Clark will present the initial findings of a two year study: ‘Slow knowledge and the unhurried child’.

The study, funded by the Froebel Trust, explores the contemporary context of early childhood education and

29/01/2021

13:00 - 15:00

Social Justice and Social Pedagogy webinar

As we tread carefully into this new year, still reeling from 2020, we may be tempted to put last year behind us and move on. But in ‘moving on’ we run the risk of losing some of the valuable learning that came with the battles and the pain of this

18/01/2021

10:00 - 11:00

Non-violent communication webinar

Webinar series ‘Exploring Social Pedagogy Concepts during Turbulent Times’ continues in 2021!

Run in partnership with Thempra the Social Pedagogy Association

27/11/2020

10:00 - 13:00

Social Pedagogy Development Network

We warmly invite you to the next virtual Social Pedagogy Development Network event. As we’re nowhere nearer to holding face-to-face events and given the success of the virtual SPDN event in July, we’ll continue to run this via Zoom. 1 2 3