Past Events

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. 

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