Reports

Reports, project outcomes, articles and other documents.

Shared approach to performance assessment of social work students: literature review and practice audit

Integrated Assessment

Shared educational experiences between professionals is seen as one way of improving joint working once students qualify in their respective professions. The aim of this shared assessment project is to explore and document the ways in which professionals from disciplines other than social work can contribute to the performance assessment of social work students and conversely where they are less able to do so.

New assessment methods: practice audit

Integrated Assessment

A Practice Audit of current assessment methods in social work education was commissioned by the Scottish Institute for Excellence in Social Work Education (SIESWE) to provide a resource to assist the development of the new social work degree in Scotland. The aim of the audit was to provide a cross-sectional account of current and recent arrangements for the assessment of social work learning in the UK, analysing educational approaches, resources, models and methods employed.

Integration of learning for practice: practice audit

Learning For Effective And Ethical Practice

Opportunities for interprofessional learning and agency-based practice learning opportunities. This practice audit was carried out as part of the Learning for Effective and Ethical Practice project, funded by the Scottish Institute for Excellence in Social Work Education. The audit examined three different but related areas: integration of learning for practice, opportunities for inter-professional learning and agency-based learning opportunities.

Opportunities for interprofessional learning: literature review

Learning For Effective And Ethical Practice

This review seeks to identify the key themes informing the task of equipping social workers to work in a multidisciplinary context (SSSC 2003). The review considers how policy imperatives for organisational change have reinforced new budgetary, managerial and operational relationships across the professions.

Agency-based practice learning: literature review

Learning For Effective And Ethical Practice

This report reflects the requirement of Objective 1.3 of the LEEP Project: Systematically review and thematically summarise the literature (using both existing summaries and new sources) concerned with agency based practice learning across a range of settings, drawing conclusions designed to assist HEIs to develop effective approaches.

Agency-based practice learning opportunities: evaluation report

Learning For Effective And Ethical Practice

Demonstration project evaluation report. Three Higher Education Institutions are involved in the development of the LEEP Project: the University of Edinburgh has a leading role in enhancing the integration of learning for practice (objective 1), the University of Dundee is focusing on developing opportunities for inter-professional learning (objective 2), and the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, is working in partnership with social work agencies to achieve objective 3.

Involvement of service users and carers: practice audit

Integrated Assessment

This report describes an audit of current, recent and planned arrangements for enhancing the contribution of service users, carers and employers in the learning and assessment of social work students in Scotland.

New assessment methods: literature review

Integrated Assessment

This report was commissioned by the Scottish Institute for Excellence in Social Work Education (SIESWE) as a resource on assessment for the development of the new social work degree in Scotland and provides an overview of the current literature on assessment methods being utilised in social work education both in the United Kingdom and beyond. This report begins by reviewing the various methods of assessment in social work education which were found in the literature.