Key concepts in social pedagogy: – or how to see everyday life in children’s residential homes from a social pedagogical perspective

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“Now I can actually play soccer with the young people without fearing that my colleagues think I am escaping the paper work.” These were the words from a participant in a social pedagogy training course in England a few years ago. This understanding emerged through in-depth discussions and activities around key social pedagogical concepts, such as the Common Third, the 3 P’s, the Zone of Proximal Development and the Learning Zone model. In the article we explore how a joint activity, for example playing soccer, can be seen as a pedagogical activity and with what intentions it is undertaken to make it pedagogically purposeful.
Translated title of the contributionKernebegreber i Socialpædagogikken: - eller døgninstitutionens praksis i et socialpædagogisk perspektiv
Original languageEnglish
JournalChildren Australia
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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