Past Events

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. 

23/11/2020

10:00 - 11:00

webinar series - The learning zone model

Run in partnership with Thempra the Social Pedagogy Association (US) and the Social Pedagogy Professional Association (UK), our

02/11/2020

19:00 - 20:30

The Social Pedagogy Reading Club with Janet Grauberg (session 2)

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

26/10/2020

10:00 - 11:00

Webinar series - The relational universe

Run in partnership with Thempra the Social Pedagogy Association (US) and the Social Pedagogy Professional Association (UK), our

05/10/2020

20:00 - 21:00

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

18/09/2020

10:00 - 11:30

Celebrating Sir Ken Robinson’s Legacy

SPPA, in collaboration with Treehouse Associates and Thempra, invite you to this free webinar. We would like your

03/07/2020

12:00 - 13:15

SPPA virtual gatherings and webinar series

Our monthly lockdown social pedagogy gathering is taking place on Friday 3rd July, at 12:00 h

Two weeks ago we sent a message to our Members, in response to the killing of George

29/05/2020

10:30 - 12:30

Webinar: Social pedagogy & global crisis

As part of the regular lockdown social pedagogy gatherings, this month Ali Gardner and Lowis Charfe will talk about social pedagogy in the global crisis. This webinar will be a mix of lectures followed by an interactive discussion in which concepts, theory

03/04/2020

12:00 - 14:00

WEBINAR: Social Pedagogy and Spatial Approaches in Germany and England: Concepts and Practice

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Due to the current situation, we have decided to turn this event into a <

04/10/2019

09:00 - 16:30

SPPA conference 2019: Creativity and Social Pedagogy - Towards transformative practice

Social pedagogy is inherently creative. Social pedagogy thrives not on rulebooks but principles and contingencies. Social pedagogues often respond to a situation by saying ‘it depends’, and draw on theory, experience and team work to help them decide

03/10/2019

16:30 - 19:00

Annual General Meeting 2019

Dear SPPA members,

In accordance with the Articles of Association of the Social Pedagogy Professional Association (SPPA), notification is hereby given of the third Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the organisation. The AGM will take place on

29/08/2019

11:00 - 16:00

FREE seminar - Drawing out ‘everyday expertise’ in relational work: meaningful alternatives to codifying professional knowledge and systematising practice through ‘evidence-based’ manuals

Join The Social Pedagogy Professional Association and academics from the UK, Denmark and Brazil (including Mogens Jensen, Lotte Junker-Harbo, Line Sojberg Bjerre, Mark Smith, Maria Helena Zamora) in their exploration of how reactions to increasing global

30/01/2019 - 31/01/2019

12:30 - 13:30

Webinar - Social pedagogy in residential child care

This webinar will look into principles of social pedagogy utilized in residential child care in Denmark and Germany. The webinar will be delivered by Emmanuel Akpan-Inwang, Director of The Lighthouse - a new and innovative children's home established on

06/12/2018

12:30 - 13:30

Webinar - Social pedagogic approaches in the work with older people - give us a steer!

After a project on working with older people, including a workshop in Leicester in April this year, Pat & Thure ran a workshop at the recent SPPA conference in Edinburgh to discuss the experience, the reflections they had had with project colleagues

24/10/2018

12:30 - 13:30

Webinar - Social pedagogy and youth work

This webinar will look into the ways social pedagogy can be effectively utilised in work with children and young people. 

28/09/2018

09:30 - 16:30

SPPA conference 2018 - 'Growing up, growing old, and staying well: a social pedagogical approach'

We are delighted to announce the second annual SPPA conference. We will have speakers and workshops on a variety of topics, exploring our conference theme ‘Growing up, growing old. Staying well: a social pedagogical approach’.

27/09/2018 - 28/09/2018

17:30 - 20:00

SPPA Annual General Meeting 2018

Our AGM is an opportunity for members to meet and have their say on the future direction of SPPA. We will be reporting on the year previous, voting on member submitted motions and appointing further trustees to our board. 

SPPA is

26/04/2018 - 27/04/2018

12:30 - 13:30

Webinar - Making the most of your SPPA membership

As a member of the Social Pedagogy Professional Association (SPPA), there are a variety of benefits and resources available to you. This webinar will showcase these resources and assist you in making the most of your SPPA membership. 

24/04/2018

17:30 - 19:30

An Introduction to Social Pedagogy: Salford Meeting

The session is being organised by the Social Pedagogy Professional Association (SPPA) and is free to attend. Hosted at the Langworthy Cornerstone Association in Salford, the meeting will be a chance to meet other individuals and organisations and