Committed to quality practice learning

About NOPT


      The aims are framed within the context of anti-oppressive and anti-discriminatory social work practice.


    •  To promote anti-oppressive and anti-discriminatory practice throughout all aspects of its  operation.
    •  To promote good standards and adequate resources for practice teaching in social work and  social services education and training.
    •  To identify and develop the components of practice teaching.
    •  To increase knowledge, skills and awareness of values relating to practice teaching.
    •  To collect, collate and disseminate information about practice teaching.
    •  To provide an information and advice service, particularly to statutory agencies and the  independent sector in relation to the provision and  co-ordination of good quality learning  opportunities.
    •  To collaborate with such other bodies as are working for the advancement of practice  teaching as above.
    •  To raise funds and to invite and receive contributions from any person or persons  whatsoever by way of subscriptions, donations and otherwise provided that the  organisation does not undertake  any permanent trading activities in raising funds.
    •  To do all such other lawful things as are necessary for the attainment of the objectives.