Gillian Whadcoat

Gillian Whadcoat



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Personal profile


Gillian Whadcoat is a Lecturer in Social Work, Director for CPD Adults and Director for Approved Mental Health Practitioners programme. She joined the School in 2006 and has BA Hons (London); MA Social Work/CQSW (UEA) 1992; GSCC Practice Teaching Award (UEA) 1995. Gill has taught overseas in the Middle East and Africa. She has worked as a Probation Officer in Norfolk taking on a variety of roles and responsibilities and has also worked for De Montfort University tutoring on the BA Community and Criminal Justice course, and has been an independent practice educator for MA Social Work students on a wide range of practice placements around the Norwich area.

Teaching Interests

Approved Mental Health Professional Module One and Two (Postgraduate)
Professional Theory and Practice I (Undergraduate)
Professional Development (Postgraduate)
Models of Leadership and Management (Postgraduate)
Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (Postgraduate)
Dissertation (Postgraduate)
Professional Theory and Practice I and II (Postgraduate)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions