Jacqueline Spooner

Jacqueline joined London Metropolitan University’s School of Social Professions as a long-standing practice educator, before taking up the role of assistant lecturer in 2018. She is now a senior lecturer in social work.

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Jacqueline has more than 20 years of experience working in social work. In her most recent post before joining London Met, she worked as a practice learning coordinator for a local authority where she led social work student placements, practice education training and worked in collaboration with SELTP.

Jacqueline was awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Practice Education (Higher Specialist Award) in 2014. She's a qualified social worker, currently registered with Social Work England, with experience working as a school-based social worker and a learning mentor. 

In 2007 she qualified as a practice educator, undertaking the Practice Teaching Award and has gained extensive practice learning experience across a wide range of organisational contexts.

Jacqueline's worked in the following voluntary and statutory settings:

  • Housing accommodation for young people
  • Work with mothers and babies
  • Youth offending services
  • Pre-court diversion work with young people
  • Adolescent Resource Team – care and custody
  • Girl's and young women's work
  • School-based social work 

Jacqueline brings substantial experience and knowledge to our undergraduate and postgraduate students, with a special interest in practice learning, readiness for practice and social work education.

Jacqueline teaches on a number of our social work modules.

Jacqueline won an award from UnLtd (The Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs), a charitable organisation, for delivering a personal development programme to young women in secondary education.

Jacqueline Spooner
Senior Lecturer in Social Work
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