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International University Weeks 2013 ( IUW Jena 2013) April 15th to 19th 2013: Diversity and Methods in European Social Work

20 December 2012

The IUW 2013 will focus on different aspect of social work in modern societies and include workshops, (field-related) excursions as well as social activities. The Ernst-Abbe-University of Applied Sciences in Jena (Germany) friendly invites students as well as lecturers from all (non German) European...

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European Master in Social Work with Children and Families. Apply before 15th of January

17 December 2012

European Master in Social Work with Children and Families. Apply before 15th of JanuaryThe Erasmus Mundus MFAMILY is a two year master programme of 120 ECTS. Students will spend a semester each in Lisbon, Stavanger and Gothenburg before moving to the desired partner institution to work on their master’s thesis. The language of instruction for the programme is English. Upon compl...

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International Master programme for social workers who want to upgrade their professional skills and knowledge, especially with a transnational focus.

14 December 2012

The MA Advanced Development in Social Work (ADVANCES) launches in September 2013 as part of the European Union’s Erasmus Mundus scheme. Participants will study in five leading universities across Europe and scholarships are available for top students from around the world.
Full details ...

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Capacity Building Program with Field Exposure in Community Driven Development

14 December 2012

Bala Vikasa People Development Training Center is pleased to announce Four week-long Capacity Building Program with Field Exposure in “Community Driven Development” (CDD). This program is scheduled from 7 – 31st January, 2013 at Bala Vikasa PDTC Premises.
This program is ta...

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News from our Russian colleagues

14 December 2012

3rd National Congress
The Russian Union of Social Workers and Social Pedagogues held their 3rd National Congress of Social Education and Pedagogy in Anapa in Russia in the days 25th to 27th of September 2012. The title of the Congress was
“Potential of the Social Pedagogue in mo...

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2012 Workshop Follow-ups of China-Europa Forum

22 October 2012

See enclosed report on China-Europa Forum. Download here

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Launch the third Issue of the IASSW free e-magazine, the Social Dialogue

17 October 2012

Dear Members and Friends of IASSW,

I am pleased to launch the third Issue of the IASSW free e-magazine, the Social Dialogue, for your perusal.
data.axmag.com/data/201209/U42483_F128809/index.html
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Call for papers for AIEJI’s World Congress 2013

17 October 2012

The call for papers for AIEJI’s World Congress 2013 has now been announced.
The first deadline is 1 December 2012, while the second and last deadline is 15
January 2013.Please go to the congress website to read more about the deadlines and
requirements for workshops/paper ...

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13th ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Dublin, Ireland

17 October 2012

Dublin, Ireland, 15th-18th September 2013
Fáilte! [welcome] It is our great pleasure to invite you to Dublin for the 13th ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. We look forward to welcoming you to Dublin where we can assure you of both a full and excit...

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9th seminar of the Association ECRSW (European resource centre for research in social work) 2nd Call

17 October 2012

ECRSW 9th Seminar in Montpellier
2nd call
Additional information about registration and accomodation
BEWARE ! THE SEMINAR LOCATION HAS BEEN CHANGED
We would like to warmly invite you to the 9th seminar of the Association ECRSW (European resource centre for research in s...

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The SAGE Handbook of International Social Work

23 September 2012

The SAGE Handbook of International Social WorkSocial work is a profession that is increasingly involved with issues which have a global dimension. This Handbook
tackles the global/local aspect of social work in its various forms and interrogates the key concerns that societies are
facing through an international lens. The contribu...

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EVIDENCE-BASED PARENTING PROGRAMMES AND SOCIAL INCLUSION

21 August 2012

PLACES STILL AVAILABLE!

Places are limited. Please let us know if you intend to attend and we will hold a place for you.

EVIDENCE-BASED PARENTING PROGRAMMES AND SOCIAL INCLUSION

On Thursday 20 September 2012

This day conference is hosted wi...

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ECSWR 2013

10 August 2012

The 3rd European Conference For Social Work Research (ECSWR2013)

The 3rd European Conference For Social Work Research
will take place in Jyväskylä, Finland 20-22 March 2013.

The conference, previously held at Oxford and Basel, will bring together

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Global agenda put into action

14 July 2012

Global agenda put into actionThe Global Agenda is to be rolled out through the five Regional Associations of IASSW and by IFSW. One of the things EASSW will be charged to do is to collect in news and events and practice around how the Global Agenda is being actioned. Please keep on sending in to the EASSW website news about act...

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Did you miss the Stockholm conference? Clips from lectures posted on the Internet

14 July 2012

For those of you who missed the conference in Stockholm and those of you that want to keep the memory: Clips from lectures are now posted on the Internet here.


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EASSW at Kabardino-Balkarian State University featured on Russian television

12 July 2012



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EASSW meeting at the Stockholm conference

05 July 2012

Members of the EASSW Executive Committee will be holding a meeting for members and potential members to share news and views about its work and forthcoming activities.
Tuesday 10 July from 12.45 to 13.45 in Room A5 of the conference centre.
Welcome!

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Invitation to reception at the conference in Stockholm

03 July 2012

Invitation to reception at the conference in StockholmRECEPTION CELEBRATING ROUTLEDGE SOCIAL WORK JOURNALS
Please join us for wine, soft drinks and snacks at the Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development, Stockholm
Routledge Exhibition Stand # A12:40
Tuesday 10th July, 3.30-4.00

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Call for papers: Good Work: the Ethics of Craftsmanship University of Humanistic Studies, Utrecht, October 17, 2012

29 May 2012

Call for papers:  Good Work: the Ethics of Craftsmanship  University of Humanistic Studies, Utrecht, October 17, 2012Against the backdrop of the great social and political challenges of our times, this conferences focuses on Richard Sennett’s views on the ethical significance of craftsmanship. The development of craftsmanship is not only a deep source of personal meaning and of fruitful cooperation. Accordin...

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Welfare reality in Greece

14 May 2012


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The Gobal Agenda for Social Work and Social Development was presented to the Council of Europe

06 May 2012

The Gobal Agenda for Social Work and Social Development  was presented to the Council of EuropeOn Thursday, 22nd March 2012 the vice president of the EASSW, Günter J. Friesenhahn and Thomas Goldberg from the European Region of Council on Social Welfare presented the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social development at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
On behalf of the Se...

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Call for papers on "Migration and social work in Europe", within the IMISCOE Annual conference on international migration

06 May 2012

Mobility seems to have become the new paradigm for social sciences. Not only for scholars working on immigration, but social sciences in general indicate a tendency to explain social phenomena by referring to different forms of mobility. The aim of conference is to foster a dialogue across academic ...

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ENSACT Flyer

06 May 2012

Can be found here.

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Website (with film clips) and Powerpoint-presentations from the conference "Challenges and Trends in Education in Social Work", Prešov 2012

06 May 2012

Website (with film clips) and Powerpoint-presentations from the conference Powerpoint presentations can be found here:
Kristan_Bednar
Sue Lawrence
Libor Musil...

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Report from the China -Europe Forum

19 April 2012

Report from the China -Europe ForumSee report from the China -Europe Forum in this document


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Call for applications for the MA in Comparative European Social Studies

16 April 2012

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences and London Metropolitan University, in co-operation with an extended network of 37 universities and colleges all over Europe, offer the MA Comparative European Social Studies (MACESS).

MACESS is intended for graduate social professionals (social wor...

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Call for papers: Learning Mobility and Non-formal Learning in European Contexts - Policies, Approaches, Examples

14 April 2012

A book is going to be published with the (working) title: Learning Mobility and Non-formal Learning in European Contexts. Policies, Approaches, Examples.
Please submit an abstract of max. 250 words in English which describes the planned content of your article before 30th April 2012.

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Georgian Association of Social Workers Celebrates World Social Work Day

04 April 2012

20 March 2012
Event: World Social Work Day Celebration

The event was attended by more than 150 members of the Georgian Association of Social worker (GASW), students of the Social Work Bachelor’s and Master’s level academic programs, representatives of the government...

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World Social Work Day Sarajevo

04 April 2012

Social Work Department at Faculty of Political Sciences, Sarajevo joined global social work community in celebrating the World Social Work Day on March, 20.
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Call for Papers- Dynamics of European Integration Through Social Inclusion

03 April 2012

The Second International Conference on “Dynamics of European Integration through Social Inclusion” will be held in Tirana, on 10 October 2012. The Conference aims to create a forum where professionals and researchers will exchange the results of their relevant experiences in th...

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United Nations Social Work Day

03 April 2012

United Nations Social Work DayUN Social Work Day was celebrated at the UN Office in Geneva - the Palais des Nations - with the launching of the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development by the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW), the International Council of Social Welfare (ICSW) and the Inter...

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Call for applications for the MA in Comparative European Social Studies

29 March 2012

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences and London Metropolitan University, in co-operation with an extended network of 37 universities and colleges all over Europe, offer the MA Comparative European Social Studies (MACESS).
MACESS is intended for graduate social professionals (social workers, so...

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Social Work Action Week in Greece

20 March 2012

Social Work Action Week in GreeceVarious activities will take place in Greece during the Social Work Action Week. The main focus of theses events and discussions will be on the financial crisis and its impact on social work practice. All social work schools in Greece have worked in synergy in order to organise a central event in At...

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Social Work Action Week in Cyprus

15 March 2012

Cypriot Social Work Programmes involved in EASSW have decided to organise a week-long social work campaign. This campaign will include
- Presentation of the global agenda on national radio (CyBC), where members of the EAASW will discuss the main issues and place a particular emphasis on human...

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World Social Work Day - Powerpoint with link to film on U tube

14 March 2012

World Social Work Day. EASSW have produced a powerpoint for members and friends to use to introduce the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development. The Powerpoint has a link to a film made by members from many different Europ...

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World Social Work Day

13 March 2012

World Social Work Day, Why do we need a World Social Work Day?

It is an undisputable fact that political stability and economic prosperity are of utmost importance to a country. But these aspects lose their significance when at the same time no social justice can be felt, no political...

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Global Agenda on Social Work and Social Development

02 March 2012

Global Agenda on Social Work and Social DevelopmentEASSW urges all members to become engaged in dialogue and action with other social work organisations as outlined in the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development. (www.globals...

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Call for Bids: ENSACT Biennial Joint European Conference 2015

02 March 2012

ENSACT is calling for expressions of interest from member organisations willing to host the 2015 Biennial Joint European Conference.
The aim of the Conference is to bring together the fields of education, practice, policy making and research, to provide an opportunity for delegates to share...

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Call for Partners

18 February 2012

Call for PartnersPartners from EU-countries wanted for a project on risk indicators and problems caused by children as perpetrators of violence within their family.
ABD Daphne III Call for partners ingles.pdf


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Global Agenda on Social Work and Social Development

08 February 2012

Global Agenda on Social Work and Social DevelopmentEASSW urges all members to become engaged and active in participating in dialogue and action outlined in the Global Agenda on Social Work and Social Development (www.globalsocialagenda.org). A new version of the Global Agenda will be published in March 2012 outlining more specific actions, but in th...

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