The latest social work news, updates, and events including what’s happening in the world of children’s social work.

Social Work England - Social Lives survey

Social Work England are committed to developing a deeper understanding of social work by gathering data and intelligence about the profession and people’s experiences. This will help inform their work, keep it relevant and make sure it’s grounded in the values that underpin social work. In order to do this, SWE are starting the new decade with a series of research projects, the first one being run in partnership with the Guardian and conducted by Ipsos Mori (open now until 31 Jan). The So...

Largest ever intake for 'Step Up to Social Work' commences

Last week the University of Salford welcomed its largest ever intake on the Step Up to Social Work programme. The course began with a full day at the Salford Innovation Forum, attended by 103 students in total from across Manchester, West North Yorkshire and Yorkshire &...