Students

Navigating evidence

A tool to support evidence use in practice

Navigating evidence toolkit
A tool that aims to equip newly qualified social workers with the skills and confidence to use evidence in practice.

UWS and Who Cares? Scotland

User involvement in social work education

User involvement in social work  education
Story that illustrates how universities can work with external organisations to ensure that the voices of care experienced young people inform social work.

Critical reading and the Open University

User involvement in social work education

User involvement in social work  education
Sandy Sieminski, Jenny Bew and Alice Bradley share their learning and reflections on the importance of service user and carer involvement in critical reading.

Shaping the future

Making a successful transition from student to social worker

Student

What's it like for a student leaving university and making the transition into the world of work?

Iriss teamed up with Glasgow Caledonian University, SSSC, the Scottish Association of Social Workers and the Scottish Government to find out. About 120 final year students as well as newly qualified social workers gathered at GCU on 22 January 2015 to share information and experience with aim of helping to shape the future direction of social work.