Social pedagogy is a way of thinking and being in social work practice that can support individuals in achieving their fullest potential. Often described as education in its broadest sense, social pedagogy is an educative approach to upbringing and professional relationships in care and education settings. As a relationship-based philosophy to social care across all […]
Camphill Scotland and our partners including SCVO, Volunteer Scotland, Cyrenians, L’Arche and Volunteering Matters have written to the Home Secretary, the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, to request an urgent meeting to discuss our concerns about the impact of Brexit, and about the current treatment of Tier 5 applications from Non-EU Citizens wishing to volunteer […]
Camphill Scotland has worked with Camphill Newton Dee to submit a response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on its proposals to increase the employment of disabled people in the public sector. A key part of the Scottish Government’s disability strategy, A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People, focuses on reducing barriers to employment for disabled people. […]
Camphill Scotland has worked with Camphill Blair Drummond to submit a response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on its proposals to reform the current Protection of Vulnerable Group scheme. The Scottish Government’s consultation focused on proposals for the reform to the disclosure regime in Scotland. The aim is for respondents to focus on what changes […]
Our Chair, Christine Johnson, is reaching the end of her 4 year tenure as Chair of the Camphill Scotland Board of Trustees. We are now recruiting for a new Chair, who we hope will be in place by October. Please note that the current advert for our Chair wrongly states that the role is Edinburgh based. […]
We are delighted to share with you our Annual review of 2017-18. We hope you will find the review of what was a very busy year informative and engaging. Please get in touch if you would like to receive a hard copy by post.
The Social Pedagogy Professional Association (SPPA) is hosting its annual conference in September in Edinburgh. The conference theme is ‘Growing up, growing old, staying well: a social pedagogical approach’. Four Camphill co-workers from Milltown, Blair Drummond and Camphill School Aberdeen will be delivering workshops at the conference, in which they will share their experiences of how the […]
St John’s School held a Festival recently to celebrate their 70th Anniversary at Camphill School Aberdeen. The Festival of Learning included exhibitions of the children’s and young people’s work, and also featured the opening of the Noah’s Ark replica model by local MSP, Maureen Watt. This model has been built in the playground by the […]
The potential impact of Brexit upon Camphill in Scotland, and upon the lives of co-workers from other EU countries in Scottish Camphill communities, was raised at the Scottish Parliament’s Cross Party Group (CPG) on Brexit by Camphill Scotland and Members. The purpose of the CPG on Brexit is to: Act as a watchdog over the […]
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