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Practice educators

The following resources have been made available for practice educators.Please keep checking the site as new resources are added regularly.

Resource websites

NHS Business Services Authority: Social Work Bursaries Knowledge Base

'Rosie 1': child protection simulation (University of Kent)

ScOPTbox: Practice Learning Library

BASW: Practice Educator Professional Standards

Social Work England: Education and Training 


View: Post Qualifying Standards for Supervisors in Adult Social Care 

Download: Toolkit for assessing social work students in practice (.docx, 439kb)

Download: Student Induction Timetable (.docx, 76kb)

Role profiles

Download: On-Site Supervisor Profile (.docx, 90kb)

Download: Practice Educator Profile (.docx, 75kb)


Download: Solutions-Focused Practice: An Introduction (.pdf, 87kb). Please also see associated PowerPoint presentation below

Download: Stan Houston's Reflective Practice workbook (.pdf, 4000kb). 

PowerPoint presentations

Download: Direct Observations (.pptx, 1029kb)

Download: GDPR Training (.pptx, 509kb)

Download: Building Emotional Resilience for Practice (.ppt, 1150kb)

Download: Coaching and Mentoring Workshop (.pptx, 1167kb)

Download: How do students learn? (.pptx, 2151kb)

Download: Motivational Interviewing (.ppt, 1295kb)

Download: Power, Influence and Use of Authority in Practice Education (.pptx, 2519kb)

Download: Role Modelling in Practice Education (.pptx, 200kb)

Download: Solutions-Focused Skills (.pptx, 1762kb)

Download: Supporting Disabled Students on Placement (.pptx, 1367kb)

Download: Tricia Kelly's presentation on Stan Houston's reflective practice (.pptx 605kb)

Practice educator groups

Download: PE group: Refugee and asylum (.zip, 2430kb)


04/03/19: Tips from a Voluntary sector organisation on the essentials for successful placements

University of GloucestershireUniversity of WorcesterHeart of Worcester College