publication . Article . 2011

The Social Work Bursary in England: Impact of Funding Arrangements upon Social Work Education and the Future Workforce

Shereen Hussein;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011 Journal: British Journal of Social Work, volume 42, pages 957-973 (issn: 0045-3102, eissn: 1468-263X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The financial support available to students on social work qualifying programmes appears to be a neglected topic in published social work research. This article draws on a literature review and secondary data analysis of an existing dataset to discuss what is known about this topic and specifically considers the impact of a financial incentive to undertake social work qualifying education in England, the social work bursary. In the context of major changes to the funding of higher education in England, it suggests that the introduction of the social work bursary has helped increase the number of students enrolling on social work qualifying programmes in England ...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: Social Sciences (miscellaneous), Health(social science), Public relations, business.industry, business, Social work education, Incentive, Bursary, Secondary data, Workforce, Psychology, Social work, Pedagogy, Financial circumstances, Higher education, H
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