Greater Manchester Social Work Academy.

Raising Standards in social work education, teaching and practice across Greater Manchester.

Our partnership consists of 10 Local Authorities, 3 Universities and the Public Involvement Board (PIB).

What we do:

Centre of Excellence
A team of staff around this area of practice, linking academics to this practice area. Employers lead identification of this practice area.
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Routes into Social Work
The purpose of the group is to look at all admissions and routes into social work across Greater Manchester.
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Practice Learning
The purpose of the group is to monitor and facilitate placement learning, capacity and quality across the Greater Manchester areas.
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Workforce Development
The purpose of the group is to develop and design a programme of CPD for all employer partners and third sector organisations across the Greater Manchester areas.
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Public Involvement Board
The purpose of the Public Involvement Board is to increase citizen and lived experience engagement in enhancing and supporting the development of social work across the Greater Manchester areas.
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GMSWA UPCOMING EVENTS

Promoting the importance of human relationships through the power of storytelling
17 March 2020
Time: 9:30 – 12:30 GMT
Frederick Road Campus, University of Salford
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Practice Educator Conference
Date: 30th April 2020
Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Location: Central Manchester (venue to be confirmed)
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GMSWA Social Work Careers Fair
Date: 1 May 2020
Time: 09:30 – 15:00
Location: Jean McFarlane Building, University of Manchester
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