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Abyd Quinn-Aziz

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

+44 29208 70028
+44 (0)29 208 74175
Room 2.02, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3WA


I am Programme Director for the MA in Social Work (2 year) qualifying programme and Cardiff University, after about 25 years of practice Social Care and Management Development.  My latest Social Work practice experience was chairing child protection conferences for a number of local authorities and setting up the first FGC service in South Wales.

Public profile

  • I chair the university Student Race Equality Steering Group
  • I am a member of BASW Cymru Commitee
  • I am External Examiner at Manchester Metropolitan University and University of East London




I teach on the MA in Social Work, across a range of modules, such as:

  • Year 1
  • Social Work with Children, Young People and Families
  • Social Work Practice
  • Year 2
  • Working with Individuals, Famiies, Groups and Communities

Enabling Practice

  • Social Work Theory
  • Reflection
  • Family Group Conferencing
  • Empowerment

Sept 2003 - Sept 2005 - The Development of an all-Wales Evaluation Tool for Family Group Conferences (with Sally Holland and Amanda Robinson), Tros Gynnal, £11,000.