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Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

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2005

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Social Work Education In Australia: At The "Crossroads", Peter J. Camilleri Jan 2005

Social Work Education In Australia: At The "Crossroads", Peter J. Camilleri

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

The term 'crossroads' is being used in two senses in this paper. The first refers to the Australian Government's recent Review of Higher Education (referred to as 'Crossroads Report') and the impact that the changes will have on the higher education sector and consequently social work education. And secondly, 'crossroads' is being used in the sense that social work education is being restructured by the changes occurring in universities. Social work programs are expected to be more 'entrepreneurial', more research oriented ('publish or perish'), and more efficient in teaching methodology (this has meant emphasis on technology, use of adjunct ...