Comparative Histories of the Development of Social work across the Commonwealth: Day 2

Session 6- Keynote

Global social work and the Commonwealth

  • George Palattiyil (University of Edinburgh)

Session 7- Presentations

0:00 Chair: David N Jones (Commonwealth Organisation for Social Work)

3:23 The Association of Social Work Education in Africa (ASWEA) - 1973-1989 - evidence from the archive
Linda Kreitzer and colleagues (University of Calgary)

36:32 Development of social work along the Zambezi
Noel Muridzo (IFSW Africa) and Joachim Mumba (IFSW Africa)

1:00:49 The influence of Ubuntu in social work education and practice
Joachim Mumba (IFSW Africa), Thembelihle Makhanya (University of KwaZulu-Natal Durban) and Eleanor Hendricks (University of Fort Hare)

1:25:49 Development of social work in the Caribbean
Cerita Buchanan (University of the West Indies)

1:49:47 The development of social work in Alberta, Canada: a creation of public policy
Jake Kuiken (Retired Social Worker, Alberta, Canada)

Session 8: Panel discussion – themes to explore and questions to be asked

  • George Palattiyil (University of Edinburgh)
  • Charles Mbugua (Commonwealth Organisation for Social Work)
  • Sharon-Rose Gittens (Commonwealth Organisation for Social Work)
  • David N Jones (Commonwealth Organisation for Social Work)
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Event date: 
Friday, 1 April 2022 - 3:00pm