We are pleased to announce that Yvonne Rusere, a second year MA Social Work student at Coventry University, has been awarded the 2017 Critical Writing Prize for Social Work. She wins £200 of Critical Publishing titles. Yvonne was nominated by her lecturer Dr Gurnam Singh and her winning essay is entitled A critical comparison of the Youth Justice Service in England and Wales and the Juvenile Justice System in South Africa in relation to Social Work practice. Yvonne's essay can be read by clicking on the blog link on the right- hand side of this page.
The runners-up prize In social work has been awarded to Kate Sedgewick from Teesside University. She was nominated by her lecturer Dr Eric Baumgartner for her essay Are we doing Youth Justice?
The winner in the education category is Simon Taylor of the University of the West of Scotland who was nominated by his lecturer, Dr Anne Pirrie, and he receives Critical Publishing books to the value of £200. Simon’s winning entry, entitled Mind the gap: Encouraging boys to read, can be read by clicking our blog link on th right of this page.
In education the runner-up prize has has been awarded to Lara Conner from University of the East of London. She was nominated by her lecturer Nicole Whitelaw for her essay in which she was asked to Critically discuss theoretical models seeking to explain the causes and identifying features of dyslexia and consider how competing notions of literacy and literacy difficulties have shaped yourunderstanding of dyslexia.
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