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Lecturer recognised for exceptional work with Excellence in Teaching Award

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Congratulations to Dawn River, Lecturer in the Institute of Applied Social Studies in the School of Social Policy, who has received the 2014 School of Social Policy and College of Social Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Date:
Thursday 10th July 2014

The moral compexities of child protection: mothers, children and the state

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Sue White, Professor of Social Work for Children and Families, contributes to the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Social Work students in succesful exchange trip to Nuremburg

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Social Work students on the BA and MA qualifying programmes at Birmingham, have recently returned from a successful and enjoyable Erasmus exchange trip with Georg Simon Ohm University in Nuremburg.
Date:
Wednesday 14th May 2014

Whose interests do we protect by refusing children asylum? Not ours, nor the children

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Dr Nando Sigona of the Institute for Researchinto Superdiversity (IRiS), writes in 'The Conversation' in a recent article entitled 'Whose interests do we protect by refusing children asylum? Not ours, nor the children'.
Date:
Thursday 10th April 2014

'Cinderella law' proposals are unhelpful and draconian

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Sue White, Professor of Social Work (Children and Families) in the School of Social Policy, contributes to an article in 'The Conversation', commenting on the proposed 'Cinderella law'.
Date:
Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Read about the School of Social Policy in Six Languages

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In this recent addition to our website, you can now read about the work of the School of Social Policy in six different languages.
Date:
Thursday 6th February 2014

Enhance your career prospects with a PhD suitable for all aspects of social work, social policy and practice

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Study our new Doctor of Social Work, designed for those involved in all aspects of social work, social policy and practice in a wide range of settings, including government, voluntary organisations, community-based projects, management, education, social care, health care, probation and user groups, as paid workers or volunteers.
Date:
Wednesday 29th January 2014

Birmingham student wins 'Children's Social Worker of the Year'

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Congratulations to social work student who qualified three years ago, who has been awarded 'Children's Social Worker of the Year' award.
Date:
Thursday 12th December 2013

Moving from the individual to the relational: child protection reimagined

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Brid Featherstone, Professor of Social Care, The Open University, Sue White, Professor of Social Work, University of Birmingham, and Kate Morris, Associate Professor of Social Work, University of Nottingham contribute to Blog 'Moving from the individual to the relational: child protection reimagined'
Date:
Monday 28th October 2013

Thinking again about how to protect children

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Professor Sue White and colleagues from the Open University and the University of Nottingham feature in an article in the Guardian Professional on how to protect our children.
Date:
Tuesday 22nd October 2013
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