The Professional Capabilities and Development Group consists of experienced practitioners involved in social work education, including; teaching partnerships, universities, independent practice education and local authorities. The group led the refresh on the Practice Educator Professional Standards and the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF).

The group supports practice development from pre-qualifying to strategic social work managers and leaders. The group's workplan consists of the development of practical guidance documents, campaigns to influence policy and ensuring that the sector remains informed on changes to social work professional development such as; National Assessment and Accreditation Scheme and social work apprenticeships.

Please refer to the events section for group activities.

Email wayne.reid@basw.co.uk for more information about how to get involved.