Social worker and client

Professional social work practice

The number of disciplinary subjects that include content pertinent to the study of ‘society’ and the ‘social’ is reasonably large. It includes sociology, psychology, social policy, law, philosophy, economics and others. It’s ¬†not surprising then that the subject matter of social work education is quite diverse in nature. Typically, the content of year one of […]

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Cognitive apprenticeship

Cognitive apprenticeship

Almost all professional education programmes include a period of field work practice called the practicum or practice placement. For many students the practice placement can be the most memorable and significant part of their development as professional practitioners. Problem-based learning¬†(PBL) is one approach to curriculum design that has proven to be an effective way of […]

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