School Development Support Agency

Supporting the development of the school-led improvement system

Social Work Professional Development Network

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The Social Work Network supports the improvement of professional development opportunities for social workers within the East Midlands.  Its members include those from local authorities and all the higher education institutions within the East Midlands who lead on social work training.

The network addresses policy and practice within the Social Work sector including topics such as student placements, quality assurance, the quality and availability of training, and key priorities on the national agenda.

The group provides an opportunity for networking and discussion and meets three times a year in Leicester.


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SDSA's Role

The SDSA facilitates and coordinates the Social Work Network arranging three meetings a year at their Leicester base.  Support includes coordinating membership, liaising with Chairs, communicating with the network and providing administration support.

Project Impact

Provides a networking opportunity for social work education professionals with an opportunity to address current changes across the sector.

Project Lead

Juliet Martin

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