Anger over plan to disband Reading social work course

February 2009
Community Care;2/26/2009, Issue 1759, p7
The article reports that hundreds of students, lecturers and practitioners are protesting against a proposal by Reading University in Reading, England, to close its social work department by 2011. Ann Quinn, director of social work studies, said she was "sad and angry" at the recommendation by the university's management board. Reading Council said it was disappointed as the proposed closure would exacerbate shortages of social workers in the area.


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