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Implementing the social pedagogic approach for workforce training and education in England: a preliminary study

By Claire Cameron, Susan McQuail and Pat Petrie


Implementing the Social Pedagogic Approach for Workforce Training and Education in England is a study that was developed in conjunction with DfES and the Social Exclusion Task Force. It focuses on the potential for introducing training for social pedagogy in England, with special reference to children in care. The report covers (i) care leavers’ perspectives on their carers, including the carers’ need for training; (ii) summaries of 4 studies of social pedagogy conducted at TCRU; (iii) the perspectives of stakeholders from children's services and training institutions on the introduction of social pedagogy and on other proposals advanced in Care Matter; (iv) differences between Danish qualifications in social pedagogy and English social care NVQs and social work degrees and (v) a framework for introducing pedagogy education, in England, and a discussion of costs

Publisher: Institute of Education, University of London
Year: 2007
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