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featured : caring in education

In this article Nel Noddings explores the nature of caring relations and encounters in education and some of the difficulties educators have with them. She also looks at caring relations as the foundation for pedagogical activity.

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featured : social pedagogy

The German tradition of social pedagogy has become associated with social work. This tends to obscure its educational credentials as 'education for sociality', particularly to English-language readers. Here we explore its history and current status.

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action research

adult education

advocacy

andragogy

animation

association

authenticity

calling

capacity building

caring

civic community

civil society

club work

colonialism

communitarianism

community

community development

community education

community of practice

community organization

community participation

community schools

community studies

community work

competence

connoisseurship and criticism

conversation (see, also, dialogue and conversation)

conscientization

curriculum

democracy, education for

development, life-span

dialogue

difference

double-loop learning

education

education in community

educational settlements

educational gerontology

encounters

enterprise

evaluation

experience

experiential learning

extended schools

facilitation

folk high schools

friendship

friendship and education

full-service schooling

globalization

globalization and the incorporation of education

groupwork

happiness

helping

holistic education

home education / home schooling

hope, utopianism and educational renewal

individualization

informal education

informal Jewish education

informal learning

Jazz, green and social

Jewish informal education

Jewish youth movements

Journals

knowledge

leadership

learning - single-loop and double-loop

learning - informal

learning mentors

learning organization

learning society

learning theory

- behaviurist orientation

- cognitive orientation

- humanistic orientation

- social/situational orientation

lifelong learning

lifelong learning and social capital

lifespan development and lifelong learning

lying and moral choice in private and public life

mentoring + young people

multiple intelligences

Muscular Christianity

networks - learning

neuro-linguistic programming, learning and education

non-formal education

non-formal and informal education

open schooling

organizational learning

partnerships in education

participant observation

participation in learning

popular education

post-modernism/post modernity

power

praxis

probation,  crime and informal education

'race', difference and lifelong learning

ragged schooling

reflection

regeneration

relationship

residential care

residential settlements

role

role-model education

self-direction

selfhood

settlements and social action centres

social action

social capital

social capital and lifelong learning

social education

social enterprise and organizational learning

social exclusion, 'joined-up' thinking and individualization

social group work

social pedagogy

summer camps, camp counselors and informal education

sunday schools

supervision

tacit knowledge

theories of action

theory building

university settlements

utopianism, hope and educational renewal

village colleges

vocation and calling

woodcraft

the working process, a model of 

workplace learning discourses

youth cafés

youth clubs.

youth development

youth ministry and social change

youth mentoring

youth work

Acknowledgement: Picture: me and the dust is by Marcia Furman and is reproduced under a Creative Commons cc-by-nc-nd2.0 licence. http://www.flickr.com/people/buttongirl/