First skills academy chief pledges to raise standards and boost morale

April 2009
Community Care;4/16/2009, Issue 1766, p9
The article reports that Liz McSheehy, first director of the National Skills Academy for Social Care, has promised to raise standards in social work by improving employee morale. According to McSheehy, she would emphasize on strengthening leadership, increasing take-up of workforce development funding, and exhibiting the importance of training. She has also promised to make social care an attractive career option by handling misconceptions that are spread through mass media.


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