Seminar 2018 - Closing words

Thank all participants for contributions, time and efforts.

Revisit and conclude our seminar – “Ethical Dilemmas in Socio-Educational Care Work”

Closing words – please download here more



FESET next seminar will be held in Porto, Portugal in April 27 to 29th, 2020.

More information coming soon. more

Call for articles

The European Journal of Social Education / Journal Européen d’Éducation Sociale is a refereed critical and informative journal concerned with theory, practice and methods in social educational care work and social pedagogy.

Editorial Board: Aoife Prendregast, Ireland (chief editor), Marie-Pierre Nazon, France (co-editor), François Gillet, Belgium. The general mission for the editorial board is to conceive and to execute a publishing policy and produce FESET periodical review the European Journal of Social Education / Journal Européen d’Éducation Sociale, combination of peer reviewed and editorially accepted articles in English and French.

Authors are invited and encouraged to reflect the diversity of social pedagogical approaches and theoretical thinking to promote innovative socio-educational learning and care work practices.

Four regular sections titles in the journal are:

  • Focus on research and theoretical perspectives: to reflect the diversity of socialpedagogical approaches and theoretical thinking.
  • Focus on teaching and training in social education: to reflect pedagogical methods in theeducation of social professionals.
  • Focus on practice in social professions: to reflect methods and challenges in practice.
  • Book review: Readers contributions of books of interest.

For articles regarding our last Seminar in Aarhus is September 3rd, 2018.

Please send your manuscript as an electronic file to [email protected], the file name to include the author’s name(s).The process of acceptance is first to submit the article to the chief editor, and it will then be referred for peer review. Following this, if it is accepted, you will be informed of any required changes and if it is rejected, you will receive a short summary giving the reasons for this decision.



Recommended length of papers is

  • Academic articles: 4000–7000 words including abstract and references
  • Articles based on workshop/conference presentations: 2000–3000 words including abstractand references
  • Book reviews: 1000–1500 wordsIf the paper is accepted for a publication, the contributor will be expected to follow the guidelines. Please follow these closely so that you will have less revision to do, if your article is accepted. Please use the instructions and examples of the following 2 pages in writing your article, without any other formatting of style or lay-out. Use Calibri throughout for the font, with the following sizes:
    • 16 for title bold, maximum 2 lines (see example below)
    • 14 for your name, institution and country, bold
    • 10 for automatic foot note
    • 11 for abstract in italics
    • 14 for main sub-titles in the text
    • 12 for text
    • 12 bold for under sub-title
    • 11 for references




Author First name(s), FAMILY NAME 1, Calibri 14 bold School or University, Town, Country


Here we require at most 10 lines of an abstract of your article, in Calibri 11 italics. Please, give only essential and specific elements which identify the content and approach of article. You do not need to format with paragraphs or other lay-out.

As the journal is a bilingual publication the abstract is required in English and French, thank you.

1 Address: Foot note in Calibri 10 indicating the institutional address and the e-mail of the author(s). Key words: here 5 key-words in English and in the following line in French.
Mots-clé: ici 5 mots-clé en français et dans la ligne ci-dessus en anglais.


Possibly a main subtitle (Introduction, for instance): Calibri 14 bold

Starting from here, and for the following pages, the content of the article is written in Calibri 12 Normal. If a subtitle is needed, and if it is of the same importance as Introduction (= main subtitle), use Calibri 14 bold, as follows:

The use of the theory of social dissonance in care settings

or, for instance,

Continue your text in Calibri 12 Normal, with usual subtitles in Calibri 12 bold, as follows :

Social dissonance studies according to social psychology approach



Bauman, Z. (2001) Community. Seeking Safety in an insecure World, Oxford/Malden: Polity. Bourdieu, P., Passeron, J-C. (1970) La reproduction, éléments pour une théorie du système

d’enseignement, Paris: Les Editions de Minuit.

Boutellier, H. (2002) De veiligheidsutopie. Hedendaags onbehagen en verlangen rond misdaad en straf, Den Haag: Boom Juridische Uitgevers.

Castells, M. (1989/1999) The Informational City. Information Technology, Economic Restructuring and the Urban-Regional Process, Oxford/Malden: Blackwell Publishers.

Council of the European Union. (2000) Document from the Presidency, Lisbon.

European Commission. (1999) A concerted strategy for modernising social protection, (Com (1999) 347).

Eijken, J., van Ewijk, H. (ed) (2005) Re-inventing Social Work, Utrecht: Hogeschool van Utrecht.

Smith, M. & Whyte, B. (2008) Social education and social pedagogy: reclaiming a Scottish tradition in social work. European Journal of Social Work,11, pp.15–28.

Schön, D.A. (1994) Le praticien réflexif, Montréal (Québec): Les Editions Logiques.

Väisänen, R. (2010) Social pedagogical approach in youth social work, European Journal of Social Education, [online] Available at: 2010.html?tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=3&cHash=9846f7daca. [Accessed 20 June 2011].

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