Learning and Teaching Investment Fund 2013

Project Title

Supporting and enhancing international and local CALD students experiences of professional work based learning.

Project Leader

Associate Professor Ronnie Egan

Project Team

  • Judy Williams
  • Linette Hawkins

Project Summary

This project aims to improve the quality of the learning experience on placement for international students and local students from CALD backgrounds within the undergraduate and post graduate professional social work programs and to enhance student outcomes. The proposed project builds on earlier work undertaken by the field education staff this year in developing additional support for these students. Part of this project will be the evaluation of the pilot program to consolidate the findings into a model win the social work program the through the development of an assessment process, a support program and framework for addressing needs through to completion and professional qualification. It is hoped this additional support will enable easier transition into the labour market for professionally qualified students who come to train in Australia from overseas.

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