By cathie jasper at last and about time as someone who has been involved with the training and education of practice educators for some time, i warmly welcome the detailed attention the croisdale-appleby review pays to the central place of practice educators within social work education the review. The practice education course comprises of two 30-credit modules stage one and stage two stage one the practice education stage one module allows candidates to gain a greater understanding of some of the main areas involved in supervising, teaching, mentoring, coaching and assessing social work students. More about this course if you are an experienced social worker, this course is designed to further develop your knowledge and skills as a practice educator ( pe), with opportunities to share different techniques and understanding with other pes we aim to: transfer your knowledge and skills of social work practice to practice. Practice education in social work course type: short course date: a five day course taking place from september 2018 to april 2019 type: 2 of 2 short courses to meet the practice educator professional standards (peps) venue: the university of portsmouth hours: short course the significance of supporting students. In over 30 years of existence nopt has represented the interests of members through consultation with the major bodies involved in social work education this has included participation in the reform process and the development of the practice educator professional standards (peps) in 2010-13 as change seems to be. The ma in professional leadership for social work is ideal for qualified social workers if you are a professional from another discipline please go to the ma in practice education, which is aimed at other staff working in social welfare roles both programmes will enable you to extend and develop your existing competence. The reform of social work practice education and training and supporting practice educators jackie plenty 1 and david gower 2 abstract: the ba (hons) social work programme at university campus suffolk (ucs) has just completed a full academic year embedding the new professional capabilities framework (pcf).
Practice educators who have successfully passed this module will be able to directly supervise, teach and assess social work students they will have demonstrated that they have met the stage 1 practice educator professional standards (peps – the national guidance) and shown a sound value base as a practice. Social work department the social work department at edge hill offers a range of qualifying social work programmes, practice educator programmes as well as training and development opportunities across the statutory and pvi sectors, maintaining close and dynamic links with a range of partner. “all (social work) students must be taught and assessed by qualified and experienced social workers non social work professionals can continue to contribute to teaching and assessing students but cannot undertake the final assessment themselves from october 2013 all practice educators of social work students should.
These practice educator professional standards (peps) set out requirements for practice educators at two stages, commensurate with the different levels of complexity and responsibility in teaching, assessing and supervising social work degree students these standards came into effect in october 2013,. In a previous practice educators' support group we discussed what makes a good induction a summary of the questions this website has been developed for nursing students, but there is some useful information about reflective practice which is also relevant for social work: hccuceacuk (opens in a new window.
Practice educator one credits from this 30-credit module can be put towards a pg cert social work practice education, a pg cert/pg dip advanced social work practice or the ma advanced social work practice applications are open to all registered social workers with two years' post qualified experience introduction. Student social work placements & practice educator service | social work & social care hub | search, find & refer | one stop social.
These practice educator professional standards (peps) set out requirements at two stages, commensurate with the different levels of complexity and responsibility in teaching, assessing and supervising social work degree students the standards may also be helpful for those supporting and assessing newly qualified. See information for practice educators for social work in the cass school of education and communities. Abstract doctoral research into competence for social work practice engaged with 17 participants who drew upon their experiences of being practice educators and registered social work practitioners and the analysis of data suggested they identified a difference between competence to pass a final.
Apply now for kingston university london's practice education pgcert degree this course, for registered social workers, will enable you to gain stage 1 and stage 2 of the practice educator professional standards (peps) of the college of social work it is ideal if you would like to develop the next generation of social.
The quality of practice placements is critical to raising standards in social work education the swtf recommended that new arrangements should be put in place 'to provide sufficient high quality practice placements, which are properly supervised and assessed, for all social work students' the final report of the munro. The programme supports experienced social work practitioners in supervising, mentoring, and assessing social work students and newly qualified social workers candidates will evidence the requirements of the practice educator professional standards (peps 2) and successful completion will entitle you. The award prepares qualified and experienced registered social workers to meet and demonstrate the requirements for stage 2 of the practice educator professional standards (may 2012), and build on practice education stage 1 by developing practice educators whose practice will be insightful, reflexive, creative and. This course is for you if you want to take on the practice educator role or become an on-site practice supervisor for organisations who provide social work placements for sheffield hallam university the university places the majority of its students in south yorkshire and north east midlands the course content is mapped to.