Gillian has been a Practice Educator for over 20 years. She held a number of Practice Learning posts in Local Authorities and an HEI. Gillian has been involved with practice developments in group supervision for Social Work students, based on a practice curriculum. She has been involved in a pilot project with an HEI to access independent sector candidates to the PDA in Practice Learning. She currently works as a Senior L&D Officer with Perth & Kinross Council and independently as a Learning & Development Advisor, Practice Educator and Practice Assessor.