In addition to Aieji, there are various regional networks dedicated to addressing the needs of social educators and enhancing professionalism in the field.
These regional networks facilitate exchange of ideas and experiences. They play a crucial role in supporting the ongoing professional development of social educators, ultimately contributing to the advancement of the field as a whole
NFFS - Nordisk Forum for Socialpædagoger
(Nordic Forum for Social Educators)
The Nordic Forum for Social Educators (NFFS) serves as an essential platform for professionals across Denmark, Norway, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, and Greenland. This forum provides a collaborative space for social educators to engage in discussions regarding the working conditions and terms within the field of social education, contextualized within the Nordic region. The exchange of ideas and experiences among representatives from these countries contributes significantly to the advancement of the profession and enhances its international standing.
By fostering dialogue on the challenges and opportunities inherent in social educational work across the Nordic countries, NFFS aims to play a critical role in shaping the development of the field. Professionals participating in this forum share insights into their respective contexts, discussing best practices, innovative approaches, and solutions to common issues. This collaborative effort not only strengthens the ties within the Nordic community of social educators but also promotes a broader understanding of the profession on an international scale.
NFFS serves as a valuable resource for benchmarking and cross-cultural learning, allowing social educators from different Nordic countries to gain a comprehensive perspective on the challenges faced by their peers. This exchange of knowledge contributes to the continuous improvement of social educational practices, fostering a sense of unity and shared purpose among professionals in the region.
Furthermore, the discussions within NFFS extend beyond national borders, addressing global issues within the field of social education. The forum serves as a model for international collaboration, showcasing the Nordic countries' commitment to excellence in social educational practices. The insights gained from these discussions elevate the reputation of the profession on the global stage, positioning the Nordic region as a leader in the advancement of social education.
Visit the Icelandic association - Þroskaþjálfafélag Íslands
Visit the Faroe association - Føroya Pedagogfelag – Føroya Pedagogfelag
Vist the Danish association - Socialpædagogerne SL
Vist the Norwegian association - Fellesorganisasjonen (FO)
Vist the Greenlandic association - Nunatsinni Perorsaasut Kattuffiat