Practice Educator Consultants

Social work practice educator consultants

Social work practice educator consultants play a key role in supporting our social work students. Practice Educator Consultants

“Since the valuable introduction of the PEC I have felt very well supported” Practice Educator, Kirklees Council

Local authorities within the partnership have employed Practice Educator Consultants (PECs) who are leading work to:

  • Develop new placement opportunities in teams and agencies with little prior experience of offering placements;
  • Manage student allocations and inductions;
  • Quality assure placements to deliver the best practice placement experience to all social work students;
  • Create resources to support Practice Educators and students;
  • Work with universities on co-design and co-delivery of the practice education course;
  • Support Social Workers to refresh their practice education skills;
  • Contribute to training and development for Practice Educators.

If you would like to find out more about the Practice Educator role and the training available within the partnership – including refreshing your PE qualification – please contact your local Practice Educator Consultant or Workforce Development Team.