Agreement with Social Work Barcelona University to consolidate the collaboration with iSocial
Montse Cervera, president of the iSocial Foundation, and Violeta Quiroga, director of the School of Social Work of the Barcelona University, have signed an agreement between both institutions to consolidate and expand the collaboration that already existed since the inn Ongoing by the iSocial Foundation. The agreement will promote and facilitate the participation of teachers of the School in the educational activities of iSocial, and the collaboration in research and innovation projects in the field of Social Services.
At the moment several professors and professors of the School of Social Work UB comprise of the Social Council of iSocial, and take part in the formative offer of iSocial for the teams of Social Services of city councils and regional advice. At the same time, the Social Work School is a partner of two iSocial innovation projects: one in the field of children and young people migrating alone; and the other in the field of homeless people.
With about 1,100 students, the School of Social Work of the University of Barcelona is the main center for training in Social Work and Social Services in Catalonia, and also the oldest center since its origins go back to 1953. In addition to the Degree in Social Work offers a wide range of specialization, postgraduate and master’s courses to deepen into professional practice in Social Services.