The University of Punjab (PU) and the University of Calgary (UCalgary), Canada will jointly work in the field of social work under Transforming the Field Education Landscape: Intersections of Research and Practice in the Canadian Social Work Field Education Project. The international collaboration has been made possible due to the special efforts of PU Department of Social Work’s Chairperson Prof Dr. Syeda Mehnaz Hassan and Prof Dr. Julie Drolet, Professor and TFEL Project Director, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary. Giving details of the project, Prof Dr. Syeda Mehnaz Hassan has said that TFEL is a partnership project that aims to better prepare the next generation of social workers in Canada by creating training and mentoring opportunities for students, developing and mobilizing innovative and promising field education practices, and improving the integration of research and practice in field education. She said that with funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada’s (SSHRC) Partnership Grant, the TFEL partnership (2019-2024) is focused on creating new training and mentorship opportunities for social work students.
PU VC Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmad has lauded Chairperson of PU Department of Social Work Prof. Dr. Syeda Mehnaz Hassan for this achievement.