Shaping our Future: Making a Difference

A conference for final year social work students and newly qualified social workers, which was held in Dundee on 26th February 2016.


  1. Introduction

  2. What's it like to go from University into the world of work as a Newly Qualified Social Worker? How do you develop as an effective professional in a world that is ever changing? How do you negotiate the new, the old, the emotions, the learning, the stress, the opportunities and still make a difference?
  3. This event provided an opportunity for participants to network, think, talk, listen and learn together about some of the above.
  4. It was hosted by the University of Dundee, in partnership with the Higher Education Heads of Social Work Group, Iriss, Scottish Social Services Council, the Scottish Association of Social Workers, Social Work Scotland, and the Scottish Government.
  5. Included here is the Twitter activity from the day along with some audio soundbites from the event.