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Editor's introduction: "To boldly go..." charting rough territory in field education

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Welcome to the 2018 Field Education Special Edition of Advances in Social Work and

    Welfare Education. The idea of producing this special edition of Advances originated at a

    2015 Field Education Colloquium convened by the NSW Combined Universities Field

    Education Group (CUFEG), which is an umbrella organisation for work-based learning

    in social work and welfare. (A list of member institutions is appended at the end of this

    section.) Historically, CUFEG has been at the forefront of charting new territories in field

    education, a crucial area of social work and welfare education, having successfully convened

    three Colloquia and collectively negotiated for over 20 years with state-based children’s

    and health services. We maintain an anti-competitive stance, striving to cooperate in a

    competitive field placement environment. We, as the guest editors, represent the whole

    of CUFEG and want to thank our colleagues for their inspiration and contribution, and

    to give special appreciation to Maree Higgins who admirably filled the CUFEG Chair

    at the beginning phase of this edition. As editors of this special edition, we continue to

    represent the CUFEG spirit of collaboration by pooling resources from our three separate

    universities during the editorial process. We would like to thank our respective institutions

    (University of Wollongong, Western Sydney University and Charles Sturt University) for

    their acknowledgement of the importance of this work.

UOW Authors


  •   Fox, Mim
  •   Hall, Neil (external author)
  •   Short, Monica (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Fox, M., Hall, N. & Short, M. (2018). Editor's introduction: "To boldly go..." charting rough territory in field education. Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education, 20 (1), 14-16.

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 14

End Page


  • 16

Volume


  • 20

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • Welcome to the 2018 Field Education Special Edition of Advances in Social Work and

    Welfare Education. The idea of producing this special edition of Advances originated at a

    2015 Field Education Colloquium convened by the NSW Combined Universities Field

    Education Group (CUFEG), which is an umbrella organisation for work-based learning

    in social work and welfare. (A list of member institutions is appended at the end of this

    section.) Historically, CUFEG has been at the forefront of charting new territories in field

    education, a crucial area of social work and welfare education, having successfully convened

    three Colloquia and collectively negotiated for over 20 years with state-based children’s

    and health services. We maintain an anti-competitive stance, striving to cooperate in a

    competitive field placement environment. We, as the guest editors, represent the whole

    of CUFEG and want to thank our colleagues for their inspiration and contribution, and

    to give special appreciation to Maree Higgins who admirably filled the CUFEG Chair

    at the beginning phase of this edition. As editors of this special edition, we continue to

    represent the CUFEG spirit of collaboration by pooling resources from our three separate

    universities during the editorial process. We would like to thank our respective institutions

    (University of Wollongong, Western Sydney University and Charles Sturt University) for

    their acknowledgement of the importance of this work.

UOW Authors


  •   Fox, Mim
  •   Hall, Neil (external author)
  •   Short, Monica (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Fox, M., Hall, N. & Short, M. (2018). Editor's introduction: "To boldly go..." charting rough territory in field education. Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education, 20 (1), 14-16.

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 14

End Page


  • 16

Volume


  • 20

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • Australia