VIA University Århus/Denmark – BA in Social Education and Pedagogy
This course is directed at exchange students who are already enrolled in BA programmes in their home country. It covers one semester (17 weeks – 30 ECTS) and focuses on promoting the students’ skills in reflecting on and carrying out social pedagogical work using creativity as a method. Find more information on the VIA website here , access a brochure with more details here or download the application form here .
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VIVES University College Belgium – Arts and creativity in the social sector
VIVES in Kortrijk/Belgium offers a 5 months course on art and creativity in social (pedagogical) work. The course is a mix of theory and practice and e.g. explores artistic workshops for people with disabilities. The programme starts on 4th of February 2015 and ends 26th of June 2015, deadline for application is 1th of November 2014. Find a brief overview on the programme here and access their website here.
BA Social Pedagogy – Robert Gordon University Aberdeen
From January 2015 the School of Applied Social Studies at Robert Gordon University is planning on delivering a work based distance learning BA course in Social Pedagogy. As the course is aimed at those in employment, it is particularly relevant for those working in day care and residential child care services, adult day and care home services, support services etc. Please find more information and contact details here.
BA (Hons) Social Pedagogy (Youth Work and Community Learning and Development)
This 3 year programme at YMCA George Williams College/London builds on UK practice in informal and social education, group work and community learning and development – and combines this with exploring Scandinavian and continental models of social pedagogy. Courses start in September2014, for more information on the Social Pedagogy degree and on how to apply, please visit their website here. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Study in Denmark - Pedagogical Work with Children and young people in an European perspective
The course offers a 4 months full time opportunity to study at University College in Copenhagen/Denmark. It looks at European perspectives in the work with children and young people using lectures, creative workshops, academic project work, visits etc. This course runs from September 2014 – December 2014. Please go to their website here or find some brief information in their leaflet here.
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13th European Scientific Association on Residential and Family Care for Children and Adolescents Conference – 02.09. - 05.09.14. in Copenhagen / Denmark
This conference enables researchers and practitioners in the field of child and family care to hear about and discuss the latest findings and developments. Find more information about the conference here.
Canterbury Christ Church University
Social Pedagogy (Youth Work and Community Learning and Development)
The University of Sussex - BA in Working Children and Young People
The University of Sussex is launching a BA in Working with Children and Young People that includes modules on European perspectives and Social Pedagogy. More detail can be found here.
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Level 3 optional unit - CWDC
CWDC worked with stakeholders across the residential and foster care sector to develop four new foster care units and one new social pedagogy unit in 2010. We received positive feedback from our employer advisory group and a number of expert work based assessors, managers and practitioners in the field on the content early in 2011. CWDC are currently exploring how best to make these additional units available for learners, prior to them becoming part of the optional unit bank of the L3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce. It is anticipated that the units will become available within the optional unit bank by September 2012 but due to the urgent need for these units, CWDC is in talks with Awarding Organisations to find a more immediate solution. CWDC would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who was involved in helping to form the units and get them to this stage . We will keep you updated as the situation develops.
Ann Harrison National Manager
The University of Winchester has launched a Masters in Social Pedagogy - further details here .
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Students already enrolled in BA programmes are welcome to apply for the 17 week course, "Head, Heart, Hands - Social Education and Pedagogy in Denmark" offered by VIA University College, Arhus, Denmark. The course is in English, is offered in the Spring 2012 semester. See the brochure and application form form here and the VIA University College website for more information.
Updated February, 2012
Break Charity is developing a foundation level course in Social Pedagogy that will be piloted in April.
Updated 2nd February 2010
BA in Social Pedagogy launched by Liverpool Hope University
BA in Social Pedagogy at Aberdeen University
MA in Social Pedagogy in England at the Institute of Education, University of London
The Institute of Education is recruiting for its new MA in Social Pedagogy. Open to those with a relevant degree and work experience, further information is available at the IOE website or see MA in Social Pedagogy at the Institute of Education.
Foundation Degree in Working with Children: Education and Well-Being by The Institute of Education (IOE) University of London
Inclusive and participatory work with children, youths and adults - an English conducted module at Peter Sabroe Seminariet in Denmark
Pedagogical Work with Children and Young People in a European Perspective - a 6 months academic course at the Froebleseminariet in Denmark