Thesis / Dissertation

Social work education in Aotearoa New Zealand: Advancing an equity agenda through democratising and decolonising policy, programmes and practice

David John McNabb, Marie Connolly (ed.)

Published : 2020


Purpose The profession of social work has a long-standing commitment to addressing issues of equity and disadvantage. Giving effect to democratising and decolonising practices in social work education has nevertheless presented challenges for the discipline. An integrated three-part qualitative study was undertaken to consider how social work education in Aotearoa New Zealand operationalises its commitment to an equity agenda particularly through democratising and decolonising practices across three influencing domains: policies, programmes and practices. Methods Three mixed-method, qualitative waves of research were undertaken. A document analysis of the global, Aotearoa and Australian set..

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