Pastoral Care in Education

Pastoral Care in Education - journal cover

NAPCE produce four issues of Pastoral Care in Education every year. Members are entitled to one or more copies of each issue depending on subscription rate.

This innovative journal is directed at professionals such as teachers, researchers and counsellors who are concerned with the personal, social and emotional development; education and care of all students across the curriculum. It tackles important contemporary issues such as curriculum development; citizenship; health; social and moral education; managing behaviour; school structure; whole school approaches to pastoral care as well as issues of care; school exclusion; bullying and emotional development. Pedagogical approaches to personal and social education, pastoral care and the counselling and care of students all come within its remit.

Contributions are encouraged that include analysis of existing practice, methods and programmes; critical discussion and accounts of new ideas and methods; developments; controversial issues and reports on research. The Editor also welcomes proposals for special issues.

For more information about the journal, to download an online sample copy or sign up to free content alerts please visit the journal homepage.

Peer Review Policy

All articles in the Journal undergo a rigorous peer review process based on initial editor screening and anonymous refereeing by two referees drawn from a panel of international scholars and researchers. The Editorial Board are often assigned as referees, along with other leading scholars who have expertise in the relevant areas of study.

Special Conference Edition: 21st Century Pastoral Care

Pastoral Care in Education marked the conference: 21st Century Pastoral Care, held at Newman University on Wednesday 11th March, by bringing together a selection of journal articles that would be of interest to practitioners, academics and students. This conference collection will be available free to access until the end of 2015.

Click to read the articles for free.