||Experiential Learning and Practice
||On 6th July, Lowis Charfe, Course Leader at University of Central Lancashire delivered a webinar for SPPA on experiential learning and practice. One of the key principles of social pedagogy is about growing and developing from our experiences and reflections. It’s about applying theory into practice. In the webinar, Lowis shared her experience at UCLAN in using experiential and creative ways of teaching based on social pedagogical principles to help her students begin to apply theory to their everyday practice. Her students shared the benefits of experiential learning, too. Read more.
||Developing Children’s Risk Competence
||Through this webinar, Sylvia and Gabriel from ThemPra, outline the importance and benefits of taking risks, explaining how practitioners can support children and young people in developing greater risk competence. They will explore the place of risks within learning processes and why being exposed to risks can actually help children to LEARN how they can keep themselves safe.
||What is Social Pedagogy?
||Prof Claire Cameron and Prof Pat Petrie, Centre for Understanding Social Pedagogy (CUSP) at the UCL Institute of Education discusses the field of social pedagogy, its origins and its theoretical perspectives. <br />