Upcoming Events


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

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


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 


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


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