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Go to our forum website and register. You will be sent an email with a link via which you will register. Please be sure to check your junk/bulk folder if you do not see that email in your regular inbox.

Regional Resource Centres (RRCs) are established in different parts of the world by the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) to promote capacity building for social work education and training. RCCs offer and coordinate capacity building initiatives, services and resources to member institutions. The East Africa Social Work RRC is the 4th globally and the first in Africa. https://www.iassw-aiets.org/

Colleges/ Schools/ Departments of Social Work are eligible to join the network. You must be offering social work programs.

You do not pay to be a member of the RRC.

The RRC is funded by the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) and the Department of Social Work and Social Administration Makerere University. Members also support the centre in different ways such as providing expertise. We are also exploring avenues for further institutional or foundation grant support. 

Yes. You can contact the Department of Social Work and Social Administration to become a sponsor of any capacity-building activity.

Non –Social Workers are allowed to attend events organized by the regional resource center and follow the discussion on the forum.

The Membership to the RRC and forum lasts as long as the Memorandum of Understanding( MOU) between your institution and the Department of Social Work and Social Adminisatrtion, Makerere University is still in place.

You can be involved as a Social Work educator, Researcher, Student, Practitioner and Sponsor.

You attend the different events organized by the RRC.  You can volunteer your expertise for capacity building.  you can become a country or university coordinator. You can also engage and contribute to the different forums and topics. You sponsor the activities organized by the RRC.

You can submit material to the Forum by registering as a Forum user. You may also contact the regional coordinator/administrators if you want to become a moderator of a forum.

You can read about the Global definition of social work at the IASSW website here.