social work education
This set of web pages offers a brief outline of key topics and issues in Social Policy. The material is of the kind which would be tackled in a university course in the subject.
A national collaborative research dissemination initiative, established by a consortium of universities (including the University of Bedfordshire) and developed by regional centres.
The consortium of universities has a proven track record in social work and social care research, as well as providing social work education at qualifying and post qualifying levels. These common interests provide a foundation to promote '‘knowledge-based practice” in social work and social care.
This guide draws on findings from SCIE’s 'Knowledge review 10: The learning, teaching and assessment of partnership work.
Podcast of a talk by Mono Chakrabati, Emeritus Professor in Glasgow School of Social Work, given at "Widening participation in social work education - taking stock and looking forward", University of the West of Scotland, Hamilton Campus, 30/09/2009.
Over the last decade the University of Southampton, and within it the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Biological Sciences, has been committed to developing a model of interprofessional learning and teaching for all health care professionals in partnership with key stakeholders. As a result of this long-term vision, the New Generation Project was established in 1999.
The website of the Scottish Social Services Council includes the Continuous Learning Framework along with a summary and case studies of how it has been used.
This podcast is an interview with Linda Bruce, the Robert Gordon University, on the topic of agency based practice learning opportunities in social work education.
This document concludes the first stage of a serious and systematic attempt to address the deficiencies in the social work information base in Scotland. Senior social work managers, the wider local government community, the Scottish Executive and the Accounts Commission for Scotland have all demonstrated their commitment to working together, through the Social Work Information Review Group, to define a list of information about social work that will meet the needs of all the organisations.
This report is the final (Stage 5) report on the work undertaken by Skills for Care & Development as part of their Sector Skills Agreement (SSA) in Scotland. The purpose of this report is to set out the key findings and agreed solutions to the skills gaps identified in the sector as a result of the Sector Skills Agreement process. This agreement is therefore based on the skills demand and provision of supply work already conducted in stages 1 and 2 of the Sector Skills Agreement.
This podcast is an interview with Dr. Vivienne Cree on the topic of integrating learning for practice in social work education.