Gateshead

Keep your Calendar Up to Date!!

Here at NESWA, we continue to try and develop as many opportunities for social workers in the North East to learn and develop their skills, participate in discussion and share best practice. A lot of social workers have already took advantage of some of these opportunities such as the ongoing KSS Briefing Sessions which we…

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“It’s Hitting People That Can Least Afford It The Hardest”

A social study into the impact of Universal Credit in the North East has been published in partnership by a number of North East Organisations, including Teesside University and Gateshead Council, who are formal partners of NESWA. The report goes into detail regarding the process of Universal Credit, which was introduced by government in April 2013…

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NESWA Practice Education Conference 2019 – Save the Date!!

NESWA Practice Education Conference ‘Innovation, creativity and partnership: exploring regional developments in Practice Education’ Friday 22nd March 2019 The Dryden Centre, Gateshead   The NESWA team are excited to announce the first details of next year’s NESWA Practice Education Conference 2019. Last year’s inaugural conference proved to be a big success for the Teaching Partnership…

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NESWA KSS Briefing Sessions – New Dates Announced!

NESWA KSS Briefings Following the success of last year’s KSS briefing sessions, NESWA is pleased to announce another series of dates across the North East. These sessions are for social work practitioners & managers in Local Authorities and for registered social workers in HEIs and Trusts Aims To provide an overview of the Knowledge and…

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Critical Publishing – Offers for NQSWs!

Here at NESWA we know that starting your professional social work career can be pretty daunting and there is a lot of things to take on board as an NQSW. To that end, the good folks at Critical Publishing are offering a Three for Two Deal on their core titles, which may provide useful reading…

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Developing the “POD” Model – NESWA Workshops

NESWA is supporting two workshops that are being ran in the region regarding the development of a “POD” model of Practice Education. The session will be ran by Jackie Simms and Sharon Davey from Middlesbrough Council who have helped to pioneer the system to great effect and have been commissioned by NESWA to develop further…

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Practice Development Educator Qualification – New Programme

The NESWA Team is delighted to announce that we are holding further sessions for Adult Services practitioners to enrol on the PDE qualification. For further information on the programme and it’s requirements, please see the attached information flyer. Professional Development Educator Pathwayflyer   The two sessions that have been organised are as follows: Monday 11th…

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WORLD SOCIAL WORK DAY 2018

Today we celebrate World Social Work Day 2018!! This is an important date for Our Social Work across the world and NESWA is celebrating all the good social work practice that goes on in the region. We are hoping to showcase lots of different events and items on the site over the next couple of…

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NESWA PRACTICE EDUCATION CONFERENCE 2018

The NESWA team is excited to announce that we are holding a Practice Education Conference on Friday 2nd March at Dryden Centre, Gateshead. The theme of the event is “Promoting Practice Educators as Co-Educators” and is open to all those who are associated with Practice Education in the region. As part of the event we…

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