Jan 15 & 16, 2021 – Welcome by Co-chairs of ISWED2021
by Prof. Ngoh Tiong TAN & Prof. P.K. Shajahan
Jan 15, 2021 – Eileen Younghusband Award Lecture
by Prof Angelina Yuen
Education for Hope and Transformation: Reflections on a Journey in Co-constructing Local Social Work Education with Implications for International Social Work by Prof. Angelina Yuen
Angelina Yuen has been involved in the development of social work education in Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland and Asia for over forty years. She is deeply convinced that social work education is a catalyst for social change and development and could be a powerful force in generating hope and transformation for social betterment.
Jan 16, 2021 – Opening Keynote Address
by Prof. Walter Lorenz
Social Workers Practising Social Rights Against the Erosion of Social Solidarity – Lessons from the Corona Crisis” by Prof. Walter Lorenz
Walter Lorenz was professor of social work at University College, Cork in Ireland (1978-2001) and at the Free University of Bozen / Bolzano in Italy (2001-2017) where he served also two 4-year terms as Rector. He is currently contract professor at Bozen and Charles University Prague. A native of Germany, he qualified as a social worker at the London School of Economics and practised this profession for 8 years in East London.