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The Practice Educator's Handbook (3rd Edition)

Introduction for a Handbook 'written for busy social workers involved in supporting, enabling and assessing learners in the workplace. It is aimed primarily at people with responsibility for either qualifying social worker students or newly-qualified social workers (NQSWs) during their first year of professional practice, but it will also be of interest to those with responsibility for other professional learners such as students from other professions, people undertaking post-qualifying awards and those undertaking other forms of continuous professional development.'

Note that the Handbook is linked to the standards for practice learning in England,

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Sarah Williams, Lynne Rutter
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Assessing Learners
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PDF document Introduction to Practice Learning Handbook.PDF

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The Practice Educator's HandbookSarah Williams and Lynne Rutter (2015), Sage Publications Ltd

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