February 2012

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Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work provides clear leadership and management framework for front-line social managers

Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work provides clear leadership and management framework for front-line social managers

As a team the Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work are proud of our reputation and achievements and our aim is to improve the quality of social work practice in the UK through helping social workers increase their level of competence, knowledge and skills. To this end, we work tirelessly to ensure that our courses [...]

Heather Hartwell in Which? Magazine

Heather Hartwell in Which? Magazine

Have you ever been to Lochmuir or Willow Farm? No, because neither place exists. They are fictional locations created by Marks and Spencer and Tesco as origins for their Salmon and Chicken. Associate Professor in Food Service and Applied Nutrition Heather Hartwell spoke to Which? Magazine about her research into food labelling. Discussing how the [...]

Dr Janet Scammell discusses grading practice in Royal College of Nursing (RCN) student journal

Dr Janet Scammell discusses grading practice in Royal College of Nursing (RCN) student journal

The spring 2012 edition of RCN student journal features Dr Janet Scammell discussing the pros and cons of placement grading. BU has graded nursing students’ performance since 2007 and uses the grades to contribute to their final grades. Both students and mentors have found the system useful and other universities are now starting to use [...]

The Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work on Partnerships

The Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work on Partnerships

  Learn to Care and SWC to provide advice and guidance on the developing CPD agenda including the publication further guidance materials for the sector. Partnerships, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL): Supporting Work Force Development across the Social Care Sector, Third Edition. We first published the first edition of [...]

Eating Disorder Week at BU 2012

Eating Disorder Week at BU 2012

To mark Eating Disorders Awareness week, which is between 20-26 February, Bournemouth University (BU) is providing a lecture which is open to staff, students and the wider community. The lecture is entitled Eating Disorders; Promoting Wellbeing, led by Dr Ciaran Newell (Consultant Nurse). The lecture will explore the causes of eating disorders; in particular the [...]