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The development of social work education in Spain

Gómez Gómez, Francisco and Herrador Buendía, Félix (2009) The development of social work education in Spain. European Journal of Social Work, Volume (Issue ). pp. 113-117. ISSN 1369-1457

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Abstract

This research note presents briefly the development of the Education for Social Work in Spain. The year 2008 has marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of its incorporation into Spanish Universities as an undergraduate degree. In addition, the academic year 2008-09 has seen the introduction of the qualification, Doctor of Social Work. It also provides some thoughts about the academic situation and status of social work at a global level as a result of the domination of the English and Spanish languages. It also compares the development of social work with studies in other countries, and different forms an understanding of the basis of social work in Europe.

Esta nota de investigación presenta brevemente el desarrollo de la educación del trabajo social en España. El presente año de 2008 ha conmemorado el veinticinco aniversario de su incorporación a la universidad española como una titulación universitaria. Además, el año académico 2008-09 ha visto la introducción del grado de doctor en trabajo social. Esta situación ofrece algunas ideas acerca del lugar académico y del rango del trabajo social a nivel mundial como resultado de la posición de dominación de las lenguas inglesa y española. También se compara el desarrollo del trabajo social con estudios en otros países y formas diferentes de comprensión de los fundamentos del trabajo social en Europa.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Social Work, Education, Spain, Higher Education
Subjects:Social sciences > European Union > European social policy
Social sciences > Social service > Human services
Social sciences > Sociology > Family
Social sciences > Social service > Social policy
Social sciences > Social service > Family psychotherapy
Social sciences > European Union > European citizenship
Humanities > Education > Education and state
Social sciences > European Union > European Union member states
Social sciences > Sociology > Social service
Social sciences > European Union > European regional policy
Humanities > Education > Social sciences study and teaching
Social sciences > European Union > European cultural policy
Humanities > Education > Psychotherapy
Humanities > Education > Higher education
ID Code:9488
Deposited On:25 Sep 2009 13:33
Last Modified:06 Feb 2014 08:26

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