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Launch of pioneering social work education partnership

scrc webEAST Sussex County Council, Brighton & Hove City Council, the University of Brighton and the University of Sussex celebrated the launch of their teaching partnership this week; The South Coast Regional Centre for Social Work Education (SCRC).

The SCRC, which has secured funding from the Department for Education, offers an innovative and sustainable model which focuses on delivering excellent social work education on the frontline. Continue reading

Plans to spend £365million on services get the green light

County Hall webA BUDGET which will see £365million spent on vital services for residents in 2017/18 has been backed by council members.

Cllr David Elkin, East Sussex County Council’s lead member for resources, presented the proposed budget to full council on Tuesday (Feb 7) as “grounded, costed and deliverable, built with strong partnerships and listening”. Continue reading