Posts Tagged ‘Portugal’

Lifelong Learning

Dear friends,


For those of you who missed or would like to refresh the workshop “Social Pedagogy and communitary intervention: The social pedagogue as a promotor for lifelong learning” of Isabel Baptista and Cindy Vaz from Portugal they have been so kind to send us the slides.


Download the slides here.

Presentation from Portugal

Dear friends,


Our colleagues from Portugal have been so kind to send their presentation from the congress in Luxembourg. The presentation talks about how social education emerged in Portugal and about the struggle for professional recognition and it talks about uniting the social educators in a common national organisation.


The title of the presentation is “Social Education in Portugal – Problems and Professional Recognition”.


Download the presentation here.


Please feel free to send me your presentation if you would want it to be published here.

News from Fair Start

Here are some news from our friends at Fair Start:




In the free online education program for social pedagogues , we continue to create more language versions. I have also designed resource sessions for educating children in exercising their rights, in how to inform children and youth about sexuality and prevention, etc.


You can use these staff education “sessions”. The session concerning educating children in their rights can be found if you click “resources” at


This is our second version of the social pedagogue training program. When tested, it will also be in Russian, Bulgarian, Polish, Latvian and Danish language versions. For more info, go to


PS: For colleagues in Brazil, we have translated the texts of into Brazilian Portuguese, and the book about helping children with attachment problems is here in Portuguese:


Best from Fair Start educations and Niels Peter Rygaard, Denmark

New document in Portuguese

Dear friends,


I am very happy to say that our colleagues in Brasil have now translated the document ”Working with persons with developmental disabilities – The role of the social educator” into Portuguese.


Please find the document here.

Congress in Portugal 10 November 2012

Dear friends,



APTSES, Associação dos Profissionais Técnicos Superiores de Educação Social (Portuguese Association of Social Education Workers), is a professional association registered since 21th November 2008.


The association aims to promote and deepen associative spirit among social education workers in Portugal, representing their interests and ensuring their rights.


APTSES is currently organising the 2nd International Congress on Social Education, which is focused on Education and Social Innovation and will take place in Guimarães (Portugal) on the 10th of November 2012. Read the programme here.


If you wish to attend the 2nd International Congress on Social Education, please send the registration form to the following e-mail address:

Download the registration form here.

AIEJI’s 19th World Congress

Aieji 19th World Congress

XIX Congresso

In the President's Report 2017 you can read about AIEJI's work and projects from 2013-2017. You can also read about the coming work programme for the next four years.

Download the report here.

AIEJI’s 18th World Congress

In the President's Report 2013 you can read about the activities of AIEJI in the last congress period as well as the ideas for the coming work programme in 2013 - 2017.

Download the report here.