TITLE

Social work courses may face axe as inspections go public

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;5/13/2010, Issue 1818, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the General Social Care Council of Great Britain is set to start publishing annual monitoring reports for social work degree courses, which may lead to the winding up of social work degree courses by several institutions which are keen to protect their reputations.
ACCESSION #
51405022

 

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