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SU collaborates with partners to provide relief in time of needhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7330SU collaborates with partners to provide relief in time of need
Living School Garden breaking new groundhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7030Living School Garden breaking new ground
‘I can read’ project empowers learners AND studentshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7027‘I can read’ project empowers learners AND students
Entrepreneurship project gives young people new hopehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7028Entrepreneurship project gives young people new hope
Financial Literacy Project aims to inform and empowerhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7029Financial Literacy Project aims to inform and empower

 

 

The Amanzi Yimpilo projecthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGtFfD4x0GoThe Amanzi Yimpilo project

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SU facilitates creation of Lückhoff Living Museumhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=4491SU facilitates creation of Lückhoff Living Museum2019-10-26T10:00:00Z
MGD Annual General Meeting https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=4334MGD Annual General Meeting 2019-09-26T16:30:00Z
2019 Social Impact Symposiumhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=41972019 Social Impact Symposium2019-09-06T06:30:00Z

 

 

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https://www.sun.ac.za/siSKLAS Conferences​The annual conferences of the Synodical Commission for Doctrine and Current Affairs of the Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa (Cape Synod) and the Beyers Naudé Centre for Public Theology, focus upon the broader theme of Congregations and Public Life. Together we explore the potential of congregational practices for the transformation of all walks of life. ​1256
https://www.sun.ac.za/siSKLAS Conferences​The annual conferences of the Synodical Commission for Doctrine and Current Affairs of the Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa (Cape Synod) and the Beyers Naudé Centre for Public Theology, focus upon the broader theme of Congregations and Public Life. Together we explore the potential of congregational practices for the transformation of all walks of life. ​1210
https://www.sun.ac.za/siNorthern Cape Church and Community engagement ​Northern Cape Church and Community engagement around sexuality, sexual identity, and sexual preference in relation to the Church​1240
https://www.sun.ac.za/siSocial Work Practice Education 388NATURE OF PRACTICE EDUCATION PROGRAMMEThe third year social work course consists of practice education as a credit-bearing subject which requires students to do an integrated placement in casework, group work, community work and social work administration. Students in their third year of study are placed at welfare organizations in Stellenbosch and surrounding areas.THE PROGRAMME OF PRACTICE EDUCATION PROGRAMMEThe practice education programme, which is intended to realise its core knowledge and applied competencies and the generic outcomes during the third year of study, comprises  of  continuous practice education in casework and social work administration for two semesters; continuous practice education in group work and social work administration for one semester; continuous practice education in community work and social work administration for two semesters; individual and group supervision;  evaluation of practice education at the end of each semester; summative assessment; journal; portfolio and orientation with a view to the integration of social work intervention for individuals, families, groups and communities as preparation for the practice education in the fourth year.COURSE OF PROGRAMME​The days and dates on which the practice education is to be done in accordance with the practice education course appear in Appendix 2 of the study guide. The general arrangements that apply for, among other things, the programme to be followed as well as transport arrangements, appear in Appendix 4.The student does practice education during both the first and second semesters. This means that​- on Mondays students hand in casework, group work or community work reports at the Department of Social Work, unless otherwise stated (see Appendix 2)- on Wednesdays students receive supervision at the Department of Social Work- on Thursdays students work at a welfare organisation for continuous practice education in casework, group work and community work (see Appendix 3)- in February 2020 students undergo a two-week orientation period for participation in a welfare programme at a welfare organisation and for the application of relevant intervention strategies with regard to the client systems involved. 1288
https://www.sun.ac.za/siSocial Work Practice Education 288THE NATURE OF PRACTICE EDUCATIONThe second year social work course consists of practice education as a credit bearing subject which requires students to do casework, group work and community work at welfare organisations. Students are placed in Stellenbosch and surrounding areas for practice education.ACTIVITIES TO DEMONSTRATE CORE KNOWLEDGE AND APPLIED COMPETENCIESThe specific activities of practice education that second-year students should execute to demonstrate the core knowledge and applied competencies are:1.     understand and implement the professional tasks of the phases of the intervention process in practice according to the needs and problems of individuals, groups and communities2.      identify, understand, assess and interpret the developing needs/problems and strengths of client systems, according to the values and principles of the social work profession3.     use communication skills with interviews, group sessions and meetings with individuals, groups and communities during the course of the intervention process4.    systematically document practice education activities and the administration thereof5.     constructively utilise structured supervision for professional development. COURSE IN PRACTICE EDUCATIONThe course of practice education whereby the aims and outcomes of the second-year must be achieved, are:1.     Casework:               During the first and second terms2 .     Group work:            During the second and third terms3.      Community work:    During the fourth term (Group project) COURSE OF THE PROGRAMME FOR PRACTICE EDUCATIONThe days and dates on which the practice education is to be done in accordance with the continuous practice education programme appear in Appendix 2 of the study guide. The general arrangements which apply for, among other things, the programme to be followed as well as for transport arrangements, appear in Appendix 4.The course of the practice education programme is as follows1.     Monday afternoons: Placement at a welfare organisation for continuous practice education2 .    Wednesdays: Handing in of files in duplicate before 10:00 in Room 473 in the cupboard for Social Work 288.3.      Fridays: Supervision at the Department of Social Work1287
https://www.sun.ac.za/siSocial Work Practice Education 488NATURE OF PRACTICE EDUCATIONThe fourth year social work course consists of practice education as a credit bearing subject which requires students to do an integrated placement in case work, group work, community work, social work administration and research for the duration of the academic year. Students are placed at welfare organisations in Stellenbosch and surrounding areas.ACTIVITIES TO DEMONSTRATE EXIT-LEVEL LEARNING OUTCOMESThe specific activities of practice education that the fourth-year student should execute to demonstrate the exit-level learning outcomes, are to:engage with welfare programmes and/or projects which are managed by a welfare organisationselect and apply appropriate intervention strategies with respect to individuals, families, groups and communities in accordance with the tasks that must be executed during the different phases of the intervention processintegrate theory and practice through the selection and implementation of appropriate practice perspectives-, theories and –models in accordance with the needs of the client system (target groups) to whom services are renderedimplement research-orientated practicedocument practice education activities and the administration thereof in an orderly and systematic mannerexecute a research project under structured guidanceindependently identify learning aims and utilise structured supervisiondemonstrate professional expertise that reflects creative and critical thinking, responsible decision making and assertiveness.PRACTICE EDUCATION COURSEThe practice education course, which is intended to realise its aims and outcomes during the fourth year of study, comprises:​continuous practice education according to the unitary approach at the same      organisation for two and half days (20 hours) a week throughout the academic yearindividual and group supervisionevaluation of practice education at the end of each semesterresearchjournalsummative assessmentportfolioCOURSE OF THE PRACTICE EDUCATION PROGRAMMEThe days and dates on which the practice education programme is to be done in accordance with the continuous practice education course appear in Appendix 2 of the Study guide. The general arrangements that apply for, among other things, the course to be followed as well as for transport arrangements, appear in Appendix 3(a) and (b).The course of the practice education is as follows:Mondays and Wednesdays: students spend a full working day (8 hours) on practice education at the organisationThursdays: students receive supervision at the Department of Social WorkFridays: half a working day used for administration and research.The above programme for practice education makes possible continuity in rendering services to the client system. The students themselves plan the more specific course of the practice education programme in consultation with the supervisor and the field instructor. Two and a half working days must be devoted to case- group and community work as well as social work administration and social work research.​1289

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