Book Chapter

Advancing Strategic Leadership: Cross-National Perspectives

Darla Spence Coffey, Marie Connolly, Charlotte Williams

STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP IN SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION | SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG | Published : 2019

Abstract

This concluding chapter reviews lessons learnt and shared by the participants of the Prato Group convenings. While keenly aware of the myriad of challenges that face social work education across the globe, the group remained largely optimistic about how social work and social work education can be a force for good in the world. The potential for national and international exchanges was underscored by the need to build broader coalitions and strategic collaborations. Participants coalesced around the need to create new approaches to address the challenges, but also saw in these efforts the potential to strengthen and raise the profile of social work in the academy and in the socio-political a..

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