Social Pedagogy Theory and Practice (SW4721)
Posted: 21 November 2017
Telephone: 01772 894361
Training Venue: UCLan Preston Campus
Next Intake: April 2018
Length: Six sessions over four weeks, plus self-directed study time to complete assessment.
Using theories and concepts of social pedagogy this module aims to introduce relationship based approaches to participatory practice; as a way of working with people.
A range of modules are available to enhance your knowledge, develop skills and further your CPD. Credits can be gained on a standalone modular basis or used to achieve one of the School of Social Work, Care and Community’s CPD target awards.
The module adopts an experiential learning approach which gives students the opportunity to participate in shared reflective activities through a variety of methods such as group problem-solving tasks.
Using theories and concepts of social pedagogy this module aims to introduce relationship based approaches to participatory practice; as a way of working with people. Students will be supported to consider how a focus on the social relations between and among staff and service users; and how the use of dialogue and critical reflection can help us understand events and interactions in practice. The module will also enable students to explore the value of practical and creative approaches to engage with service users.
The module covers topics including:
• Social learning
• Social justice
• Practical and creative approaches
• Developing risk competence
The history of social pedagogy
Two parts – one group creative task, and a written critical reflection.
How to apply
Please contact the CPD team for specific guidance to support you in completing an application and to ensure it is directed appropriately once submitted