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Social work training reforms urged

The training of social workers in England needs upgrading, with more emphasis put on practical skills, a government adviser has said.

The training of social workers in England needs upgrading, with more emphasis put on practical skills, a government adviser has said.

Sir Martin Narey's report also suggests some of the students recruited are not up to the job and that course standards vary.

Michael Buchanan reports.

  • 13 Feb
  • From the section UK