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LITERATURE SCAN | Professional Capabilities Framework

Educational outcomes Social and Behavioural Science
Published: 30 August 2019

A literature scan of the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) in England which outlines clear and reasonable expectations of social workers at each stage of their career. This literature scan explores the levels of capabilities, the effectiveness of it and challenges that may be faced. 


Enhancing the readiness to practise of newly qualified social workers

Research into the readiness to practise of social workers is underway, with results due in 2019. Keep up on the research team's progress.

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Co-funded by

Ako Aotearoa’s
National Project Fund

Partnered with

Open Polytechnic, The University of Auckland, Massey University, University of Canterbury, and the University of Otago