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Social work and policy transfer : reflections on introducing vocational qualifications in Vietnam

Stevens, I. and Taylor, R. and Nguyen, T. T. L. (2011) Social work and policy transfer : reflections on introducing vocational qualifications in Vietnam. International Social Work, 54 (5). pp. 647-661. ISSN 0020-8728

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Abstract

This paper compares contemporary developments in social work in Vietnam with the United Kingdom (UK). Three areas of comparison form the focus of the paper: the role of the paraprofessional, the potential of vocational education and the different expectations of social work in the 21st century.