Offering social work education in an offshore context: A case study of an Australian programme delivered in Singapore

Kerry Brydon

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This article presents a case study of a social work education programme developed in one context and delivered in another. It briefly reviews the history of the programme and of the4 social services sector in the recipient country. Based on qualitative research, the article identifies a number of messages that have the potential to inform future such ventures. In particular the article concludes by challenging the dominance of western-centered constructions of social work and invites social work academics to broaden their understanding of the nature of social problems and possible social work responses.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)681 - 699
Number of pages19
JournalInternational Social Work
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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