Capacity Building on Social Work Education and Social Work Research

China Research and Development Network, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Department of Sociology and Social Work, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Central-Asian Programme

Led by Dr. Benjamin Hok Bun KU, Associate Professor of Department of Applied Social Sciences (APSS), the 2-day programme organised by China Research and Development Network of APSS and the Department of Sociology and Social Work at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University was successfully held on 14 & 15 October 2020.

This is a rare opportunity for international scholars from Denmark, Hong Kong, Italy, Kazakhstan, South Korea and Tajikistan to offer the programme, sharing valuable experiences in the development of social work education and research to more than 60 social work educators, researchers and practitioners from Central Asia. The programme was well-received by the delegates with meaningful questions and inspiring feedbacks.

Our special thanks go to Prof. Edward K.L. CHAN, Professor and Interim Head of APSS, and Dr. Crystal KWAN, Assistant Professor of APSS, for being one of the speakers of the programme. Last but not least, appreciation to the co-organiser, International Association of Schools of Social Work and the supporter, Nursultan Nazarbayev Foundation in Kazakhstan.

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