In Care Matters: Time for Change (DfES 2007) the Government committed itself to funding a pilot programme to evaluate the effectiveness of social pedagogy in children’s residential care. This commitment followed a period of comparative research and feasibility studies carried out at Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education University of London. These studies found … Read more
The concept of pedagogy has a long history, but it is now finding its time.
In his article Words, Ideas and Realities David Lane not only makes the case for us to use the little known term “social pedagogy”, but also suggests it is time for us to start understanding it and applying it.The debate in the UK about what to call social pedagogy comes from the fact that there … Read more