‘Does my Haltung look big in this?’: The use of social pedagogical theory for the development of ethical and value-led practice

Author(s): Lowis Charfe, Ali Gardner Journal: International Journal of Social Pedagogy Abstract The aim of this article is to set out how the use of social pedagogical Haltung can support the exploration of values and how this informs and shapes a practitioner’s direct work. Haltung is a German concept that has no direct English translationContinue reading “‘Does my Haltung look big in this?’: The use of social pedagogical theory for the development of ethical and value-led practice”

Social Pedagogy in the UK: Gaining a firm foothold?

Pat Petrie, UCL · IOE, 2013 Abstract The paper asks why, unlike much of Europe, the UK has until recently taken very little interest in social pedagogy. It looks at the meanings of social pedagogy, including the importance of both ‘social’ and ‘pedagogy’ in understanding the term and argues that social pedagogy policy, practice, andContinue reading “Social Pedagogy in the UK: Gaining a firm foothold?”

Social pedagogy in the UK: theory and practice

by Kieron Hatton  This introductory text: discusses the development of social pedagogy as an academic discipline; explores its influence on UK debates about welfare practice. It provides the theoretical structure for understanding: the potential of social pedagogy in UK welfare practice; how key ideas from within social pedagogy can be linked to ideas of inclusion,Continue reading “Social pedagogy in the UK: theory and practice”