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DESIGN Services For The Care Sector

A profile of the role learning networks can play in supporting the development of social services staff The Scottish Practice Learning Project (SPLP) is a joint initiative between the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and the Scottish Institute for Excellence in Social Work Education (the Institute). A key role for…
Thursday, 18 May, 2006

The APEL Route To Social Work

Care Appointments meets two men who've made the transition from Social Care to Social Work... So just what exactly is Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)? In basic terms, it’s a process where individuals who have considerable practical experience in a particular field can turn this experience into an academic…
Roisin McGoldrick, MA (Hons) Course Director, Glasgow School of Social Work, provides an insight into problem-based learning...
Friday, 10 Mar, 2006

Reflective Practice

Malcolm Macmillan, Distance Learning Co-ordinator at Robert Gordon University guides us through the concept of Reflective Practice…“...we must find ways of connecting our knowledge and understanding of society, policy and people with the actions we will take as social workers. If we are to practise from this knowledge and theory,…