Exploring the arenas, ideas and theorists of social action for educators, pedagogues and animateurs
On this page : introducing social action • social action arenas • social action thinkers • key social action ideas
Introducing social action
Introducing social action: what is social action, where can it be found.
Walking social action: exploring social action through a virtual walk in Bermondsey and Rotherhithe.
Key social action arenas
Association and civic participation
Community learning and development
Lifelong learning and adult education
Settlements and social action centres
Some social action thinkers
Follett, Mary Parker
Gandhi, M. K.
Grundtvig, N. F. S.
Mills, C. Wright
Nyerere, Julius K.
Palmer, Parker J.
Tawney, Richard Henry
Woods, Robert A.
Some key social action ideas
community of practice
dialogue and conversation
democracy, education for
globalization and the incorporation of education
hope, utopianism and educational renewal
jazz, green and social
lying and moral choice in private and public life
networks – learning
non-formal and informal education
‘race’, difference and lifelong learning
social capital and lifelong learning
social enterprise and organizational learning
social exclusion, ‘joined-up’ thinking and individualization
social group work
theories of action
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