First ever study of serious case reviews of sudden unexpected infant deaths

For the first time in England a study has been conducted of official investigations of unexpected infant deaths. Domestic violence, mental health problems and substance misuse highlighted as factors Most cases occurred when intoxicated parents shared sleeping surfaces with child Many happen following a sudden change in family circumstances The research was conducted by academics … Read more

8th International Learning From Action Working Conference 2018

DECISION-MAKING AND ACCOUNTABILITY at The 8th International Learning From Action Working Conference 2018 The focus of this Working Conference is on making actions meaningful by considering them part of a different language. This takes place by transmitting individual and group communications which have not been expressed verbally because they were unconscious or not yet wholly conscious. For … Read more

Therapeutic Community & Therapeutic Environments Practitioner training

Developed by leaders in the field of enabling and therapeutic environments, this course is aimed at anyone working in a therapeutic environment. Designed for practitioners at all levels in NHS, Criminal Justice System, Education & Care systems, the course offers basic theory leading to workshops and advanced practitioner sessions. Read more about the training courses … Read more


An international partnership of 8 organisations from the UK, Germany, Denmark, the Czech Republic, Spain and Belgium has developed the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to provide a panoramic overview of social pedagogy in these countries and introduce some of the central principles for practice. Find out more about the FREE Starter Event here.  

Music charity announces free training for Early Years staff

The charity Music as Therapy International, has announced they are repeating their awards scheme for their training course for Early Years practitioners. Music as Therapy International is a South London-based registered charity who believe passionately in the power of music to make the most of people’s potential, overcoming obstacles such as disability, trauma and mental … Read more

Early Man – Out on DVD 28th May

AARDMAN and STUDIOCANAL are delighted to announce that EARLY MAN – the new prehistoric comedy adventure that is “gloriously funny” (Robbie Collin, The Telegraph) from four-time Academy Award®-winning director Nick Park and AARDMAN, the creators of WALLACE & GROMIT and SHAUN THE SHEEP – will be available on digital download from 21 MAY 2018 and onDVD, Blu-ray™ and 4K UHD from 28 MAY 2018 – available to pre-order now: Shot … Read more