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Social Work Education
Soc Work Educ

Published/Hosted by Taylor and Francis Group. ISSN (printed): 0261-5479. ISSN (electronic): 1470-1227.

Social Work Education publishes articles of a critical and reflective nature concerned with the theory and practice of social care and social work education at all levels. It presents a forum for international debate on important issues and provides an opportunity for the expression of new ideas and proposals on the structure and content of social care and social work education, training and development. In this way, the journal makes a vital contribution to the development of educational theory and practice in relation to social work and social care, promoting a set of standards in relation to the written presentation of ideas and experience which reflects the needs and requirements of both practice and education. It is most important that all contributions demonstrate and promote anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive approaches to training and practice. Promoting Equality and Anti-Oppressive Practice Editorial Board position statement The journal aims for the highest standards in its published material. All material submitted to the journal is subject to a process of assessment and evaluation through the Editor, Board members and a group of assessors drawn from a wide range of expertise. The composition of the Editorial Board encompasses diverse perspectives, and vacancies are filled through open recruitment promoting equality of access. In addition, the assessors and reviewers are actively sought who bring a wide range of perspectives, and in particular the perspectives of oppressed groups, to their assessment of submitted material. The journal will publish material that reflects the wide constituency of social work education and training. Writings demonstrating and illustrating anti-oppressive approaches to training, education and practice are actively sought. All writings must demonstrate a permeation of these issues. Articles from writers bringing the perspectives of oppressed groups are actively encouraged. The journal will not knowigly publish material that is oppressive in content or style. The Editorial Board will monitor the implementation of this statement. The Editorial Board welcomes responses to this statement and comments on published material in relation to this position statement. Statement of Purpose To publish an interesting, lively and readable journal of a high standard which reflects the wide constituency of social work education and training. In order to achieve this the journal seeks: TO ENSURE that all contributions will demonstrate and promote anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive approaches to training and practice. TO PUBLISH articles of a critical and reflective nature concerned with the theory and practice of social care and social work education at all levels. TO PROVIDE an opportunity for the expression of new ideas and proposals on the structure and content of social care and social work education, training and development. TO CONTRIBUTE to the development of educational theory and practice in relation to social work and social care. TO ENCOURAGE and PROVIDE a forum for debate on important issues concerning social care and social work education, training and staff development. TO PROMOTE a set of standards in relation to the written presentation of both ideas and experience which reflects the needs and requirements of both practice and education.

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