This research seeks to explore the experiences of social work educators and students working and learning from home. The findings, from an international survey sample of 166 educators and students, showed that the respondents faced issues with private and personal boundaries, felt the impact of working and learning from home on both physical and emotional levels, and experienced challenges to what was expected of them. The respondents primarily used two types of coping mechanisms to manage these challenges. These findings contribute to a broader discussion of the impact of working and learning from home and are relevant for education administrators responsible for their employees’ and students’ well-being.


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Wallengren Lynch, M., Dominelli, L. & Cuadra, C. 2021, 'Working and learning from home during COVID-19: International experiences among social work educators and students', International Social Work. https://doi.org/10.1177/00208728211051412

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