The Teaching Partnership Team
The Teaching Partnership Team comprises a Project Lead, Libbi Aldred, Social Work Lead, Sue Lansley, and two Practice Consultants, Josie Newton and Sarah Cave.
Our overarching responsibility is to develop the quality of pre-qualifying and post-qualifying social work education through a series of initiatives involving students, academics, practice educators, onsite supervisors, those with lived experience, workforce development, newly qualified social workers, ASYE assessors, managers and many more key stakeholders.
Whilst the government funding has enabled us to have a dedicated Teaching Partnership central team, it wouldn’t be possible to achieve our identified outcomes in isolation and the team works closely with representatives from a range of stakeholder groups across all the Partnership agencies.
Prior to April 2020, our Practice Consultants were known as Practice Education Development Workers and their overarching responsibility was to improve the quality and quantity of Practice Education in the region. Whilst they still do a considerable amount of work in the field of Practice Education, including being Practice Educators for a number of Kingston University students each year, these roles have evolved and as such the role titles have been changed to reflect this.
Feel free to contact any one of us if you have any questions: