DfE publishes recommendations for the education and training of social workers

A report commissioned by the Department for Education in to the education and training of social workers has made the following recommendations: the Chief Social Worker should produce a single definition of what a newly qualified children’s social worker needs to understand and be able to do; undergraduate trainees should be allowed to specialise in children’s social work and complete all placements in children’s social care.
Source: Department for Education 13 February 2014
Further information:    Making the education of social workers consistently effective: report of Sir Martin Narey’s independent review of the education of children’s social workers (PDF)

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