Overall Goal

  • Development of the Thematic Network on Social Work, facilitating conferences, seminars and publishing SWArctic Newsletters
  • Development of e-learning master courses in a virtual campus, and facilitating student- and teachers exchange
  • Facilitating academic publication; seminars to help publish articles based on master- or PhD thesis and developing the connection to Journal of Comparative Social Work (www.jcsw.no)
  • Developing the research project “Social Work with Families”

Main Activities

  • Facilitating conferences and seminars.
  • Facilitating student- and teachers exchange
  • Initiating cooperation amongst researchers

Current and Planned Activities

  • Four Virtual network meetings
  • Four newsletters a year
  • Course development
  • Scientific journal: “Comparative social work”
  • Research: “Social work with families”
  • Practice placement exchange program