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  • Good practice in international placements: Ideas for students and tertiary staff

    Lowe, Simon; Hay, Kathryn (Ako Aotearoa - The National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence, 2016)
    This publication considers seven key aspects that drive good practice in international field education. Its intention is to help guide educators and students who are considering or developing international placements. The ...
  • International social work placements: Can overseas students stimulate professional learning for NGO staff?

    Henley, L.J.; Lowe, Simon; Henley, Z.A.; Munro, C.; Chan, C.; Chhong, C.; Hach, H.; Hor, S.; Kea, S.; Mork, R.; Pheun, S.; Pras, S.; Noue, S.; Song, L. (2019)
    This article focuses on the outcomes of collaborative work undertaken between a team of social workers supporting a New Zealand social work student from the University of Waikato completing her final placement. The student ...
  • ‘Times that by 100’: Student learning from international practicum

    Hay, Kathryn; Lowe, Simon; Barnes, Gina; Dentener, Alex; Doyle, Rochelle; Hinii, Georgea; Morris, Hanah (2017)
    International placements are uncommon for Aotearoa New Zealand social work students compared with many other countries. In 2015 five students undertook a 10-week placement in Cambodia. This article explores the students’ ...
  • Transition to professional social work practice: The first three years

    Hunt, Sonya; Tregurtha, Melanie; Kuruvila, Albert; Lowe, Simon; Smith, Kelly (Australian and New Zealand Social Work and Welfare Education and Research, 2017)
    This article presents the findings of a longitudinal research project that followed the employ-ment outcomes of one cohort of Bachelor of Social Work graduates for three years. Prior to graduation, students receive ...
  • Transition to professional social work practice: the initial year

    Hunt, Sonya; Lowe, Simon; Smith, Kelly; Kuruvila, Albert; Webber-Dreadon, Emma (Australian and New Zealand Social Work and Welfare Education and Research, 2016)
    This paper presents the findings of the first year of a three-year longitudinal study of new graduate social workers from a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program in Aotearoa New Zealand. We compare work outcomes and ...