SSPA Media Statement - MSD called on to reverse decision to cancel social workers study scheme

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) is calling on the Ministry of Social Development to reverse its decision to can the NGO Study Awards for social workers.

The Ministry of Social Development has recently notified SSPA that the NGO Study Awards scheme had been discontinued. The fund, just over $1 million annually, has provided financial support that assists unqualified social workers to study for a social work qualification. Read more...