Technology, education and social care

  • Amanda Taylor-Beswick

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Amanda Taylor, Social Work Academic [formerly at the University of Central Lancashire] discusses the use of technology in social work and social care and the future of digital skills in the profession, the ethical tensions caused by new and emerging technologies and the teaching of digital skills and much more.

Period18 Oct 2018

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  • TitleTechnology, education and social care Technology, education and social care
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionAmanda Taylor, [formely a Social Work Academic at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN)] is a technology engaged social work academic with a keen interest in embedding new technologies into teaching and learning practices with the aim of influencing the development and use of technologies within the social work practice space. Amanda is known across social work education and practice as an expert in this area. She has been commissioned to deliver digital literacy training to many local authorities, to assist them to map their digital journey for practice effectiveness in line with the digital shift. Although based in social work, Amanda has begun to work across education as a whole in terms of shaping teaching and learning methods that are fit for the 21st century, fit for the digital world
    PersonsAmanda Taylor-Beswick


  • technology
  • social work
  • social care
  • social work education
  • digitalisation
  • digital pedagogy