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Practice learning: who is failing to adjust? Black African student experience of practice learning in a social work setting

Bartoli, A., Kennedy, S. and Tedam, P. (2008) Practice learning: who is failing to adjust? Black African student experience of practice learning in a social work setting. Journal of Practice Teaching in Health and Social Work. 8(2), pp. 75-90. 1460-6690.

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Abstract: The nature of social work as a profession and the increasing demand for social workers to reflect the ethnic and cultural communities which they serve, means that social work programmes should seek to recruit and train students from many different backgrounds and ethnicities. This article will draw upon a wider evaluation, undertaken by three academics, all teaching on undergraduate and post qualifying modules on Social Work programmes. The broad aim of the evaluation was to develop an understanding of the Black African student perspective on their life experiences and its impact on their learning whilst studying social work. The particular focus will be on students' experience of practice learning.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Black African students; practice learning; anti-discriminatory practice; international students; globalisation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology > HV11 Social work education
Creators: Bartoli, Angie, Kennedy, Sue and Tedam, Prospera
Publisher: Whiting and Birch
Faculties, Divisions and Institutes: University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > Faculty of Health & Society > Social Work
Faculties > Faculty of Health & Society > Applied Social Studies & Sociology
Date: April 2008
Date Type: Publication
Page Range: pp. 75-90
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Practice Teaching in Health and Social Work
Volume: 8
Number: 2
Language: English
ISSN: 1460-6690
Status: Published / Disseminated
Refereed: Yes
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