Online training, webinars and articles

On this page we will provide links to useful online training events, webinar recordings, articles related to social work training and other resources. These may be provided directly by the Teaching Partnership, or by relevant third party organisations.

Webinar recordings

Children’s services - Relationship-based social work needs relationship based systems

This webinar, originally held in September 2019, explored the development of relationship-based practice in local council children’s social work.

View relationship based webinar


From blanket approach to tailored learning: how academies have changed social work training

In this article, published in September 2019, consultant Dame Lorna Boreland-Kelly charts the evolution of social work academies since she was first asked to set one up almost a decade ago.

View article about the changing approach to learning

What social workers need to know about the change of regulator

This article outlines the key things social workers and social work education providers need to know about the change of regulator that will take place on 2 December 2019.

On this date, Social Work England will take over the regulation of England’s social workers, replacing the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

View article about the change of regulators

Other resources

Resources for practice educators

Resources that practice educators might find helpful when working with their students.

Resources developed in the partnership to help practice educators support students to improve their writing skills.

The ScOPTbox Practice Learning Library contains materials to support social work practice learning. It is a specific resource for a specific audience - those interested in practice education.

Support for practice development educators at the Skills for Care website.


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