The Scottish Organisation for Practice Teaching

Keeping you up to date with activities and relevant developments in the field of practice learning and social work education.

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Keep on Practice Teaching! Learning Network West’s winter lunchtime workshops begin – Wednesday 14 November!

Research Confidence: Supporting students to take on research Projects
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SSSC Revised SiSWE-Video and resources to support their application.

SSSC share a link to their video on the revised SiSWE.
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Resumption of Placements – Information and Resources for Practice Educators on SSSC

SWEP have commissioned a report and a set of information and resources to support the resumption of placements.
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Virtual Event on Undertaking a PhD -17 September

Interested in PhD study as a practitioner and/or Practice Educator? Claire Buchan from University of Edinburgh shares this invitation to learn more!
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  • Metaphors of Resilience

    This month’s Thursday Thunking article is by PhD student, former social worker and independent practice educator, Sarah Rose. Sarah is just completing a PhD interviewing social workers to explore their understanding  and experience of emotional resilience in relation to their role. Sarah has previously adapted this research into practice knowledge and skills promoting resilience for practice educators via the Just Keep On Practice Educating workshops, hosted by Learning Network West in collaboration with Glasgow Caledonian University.

    In this article, Sarah reflects on the particular metaphors used by social workers in the research and discusses how they may illuminate our understanding ...

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