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Introducing social pedagogy into Scottish residential child care : an evaluation of the Sycamore Services social pedagogy training programme

Milligan, Ian (2009) Introducing social pedagogy into Scottish residential child care : an evaluation of the Sycamore Services social pedagogy training programme. [Report]

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Abstract

This report provides an introduction to the approach to child care known as social pedagogy and an evaluation of a social pedagogy training programme delivered to a group of child care staff employed in Sycamore Services. It is a 1st stage evaluation which gathers information from participants during the training programme and over the first few months following the training. This was a pilot programme and the Sycamore Services management have decided that the programme will be run again, and will eventually be offered to all staff. A further evaluation will be carried out in order to identify benefit and impact one year on from the end of the pilot.