Past Events

17/10/2017 - 18/10/2017

12:30 - 13:30

Webinar - Activities and inclusion: Rediscovering Association

This webinar will look at how involvements in leisure activities promote the strengths and collaboration of young people. This contrasts with partial and targeted approaches to participation that prioritise issues of voice over activity.  Social pedagogy

06/10/2017 - 07/10/2017

09:30 - 16:30

SPPA conference 2017 - 'Social Pedagogy as education in its broadest sense'

We are delighted to announce the first SPPA annual conference. We will have speakers from a range of perspectives, from early childhood education to working with older people and foster care, all intrigued by making connections with social pedagogy and

05/10/2017 - 06/10/2017

17:30 - 22:00

SPPA Annual General Meeting

SPPA is delighted to welcome you to its inaugural Annual General Meeting on the evening of 5th October at The Wesley Hotel in London.

The AGM is where we a) report on activities undertaken, b) elect trustees for the next period, and c) make or 

21/09/2017 - 22/09/2017

12:30 - 13:30

Webinar: Social Pedagogy - why the creative and performing arts?

In many countries the arts have a special place in the education of social pedagogues. We will explore why they are valued and find out see how arts agencies in their work with children and adults can draw on social pedagogic


09:30 - 17:00

Focused Learning Day - A Creative Dialogue: arts and culture, the common third in social pedagogy

Speakers: Helen Chambers, Arts and Care Researcher and Trainer and Jenny Young, Arts Director at Blue Cabin

The day will enable space for conversations about the place of arts and cultural organisations and practitioners within social pedagogy


12:30 - 13:30

Free webinar: Experiential learning and practice

The webinar recording is now available to SPPA members. Please note that you will need to log in with your membership details to access it.


09:30 - 17:30

Focused Learning Day: How to handle a moral dilemma

Eighteen participants from Scotland and Ireland met with Nicola Boyce and Soren

01/05/0020 - 01/05/2020

12:00 - 14:00

Lockdown social pedagogy – how is social pedagogy supporting you in these strange times?

Dear all,

One of the desired outcomes you wanted from our last webinar was to create regular online gatherings to share your experiences ideas and learning during the lockdown and connecting with colleagues across the UK and Ireland.

We are

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