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ERIC Number: EJ1020425
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1476-7333
Action Learning for Professionals: A New Approach to Practice
Abbott, Christine; Mayes, Cathy
Action Learning: Research and Practice, v11 n1 p72-80 2014
Following on from the article "Building Capacity in Social Care: An Evaluation of a National Programme of Action Learning Facilitator Development" (Abbott, C., L. Burtney, and C. Wall. 2013. "Action Learning: Research & Practice" 10 (2): 168--177), this article describes how action learning is being introduced in Cornwall Council, UK and explores the relationship between social work and action learning in practice. In essence social work needs to perform well and achieve positive outcomes for users of its services. Cornwall Council's Children's Social Work and Psychology Services is introducing action learning for professionals as a new approach to practice.
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom
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