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Bursaries are still available for Robert Gordon University (RGU) MSc Social Work which is enrolling now for September start. The two year course will introduce you to the values, skills and competencies required for the practice of social work. It provides graduates with the opportunity to train as social workers…
This September sees University of the West of Scotland (UWS) launching its new MSc in Psychology. This postgraduate conversion course, which is being delivered at the University’s Paisley Campus, is aimed at graduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of psychology. The MSc will develop…
The University of Essex Online has announced the launch of a new Master of Public Health (MPH) qualification, which will be delivered entirely online using a virtual learning platform. Studies will combine the flexibility of home learning with high-quality resources and support from experienced tutors. The first intake will be…
The University of the West of Scotland’s (UWS) MSc Mental Health and Education programme still has places available for start this September. The online professional learning course, the only one of its kind in the UK, offers a flexible study opportunity for associated practitioners with an applied interest in both…
Young people with a background in care have taken part in a summer school at Cardiff University which aims to give them a taste of life as a student. Twenty participants took part in the two-day Confident Futures Summer School, organised in partnership with First Campus, which saw the students…
If you are currently resident in Northern Ireland (or the Republic of Ireland) and you have gained your social work qualification outside the jurisdiction in which you now reside, you are invited to take part in this anonymous survey, which is part of a research project led by Erna O’Connor…
Robert Gordon University (RGU) has launched a new distance learning course to develop the skills of social care staff who work with children and adults in care settings. The University’s BA Social Pedagogy (Working with Children/Working with Adults) course, is now taking applications for the next intake in January 2016.…
NSPCC Scotland has worked with the Stirling University to devise a new and unique course for experienced child protection practitioners. Beginning in October 2015, this is a post-qualifying course, focusing on practice skills. Delivered by representatives of the University of Stirling, the NSPCC and a range of experts from across…
A pilot University of Derby course, which was introduced to help social care teams interact more effectively with children, young people and families, has had its contract extended for a further two years. The programme, called An Introduction to Social Pedagogy, was designed following discussions with Derbyshire County Council to…
The Northern Ireland Social Care Council ( NISCC) has published details of a specialist award module entitled ‘Reminiscence, Life Story Work and Life Review: Narrative methods, theory and application across the life cycle'. This post qualifying module is designed for qualified social workers and staff in a variety of work…
A free online course which will help you develop an understanding of caring for vulnerable children in enrolling now. The course aims to inspire and challenge you to think differently about how we, as a society, care for vulnerable children and the future lives we help them to create. You'll…
All those involved in managing the social care workforce will know that the continuing development of the sector’s workers is just as important as their induction, initial training and qualifications. This Adult Learners Week, Skills for Care is showcasing their top 10 resources to support social care employers in the…
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