Robson KapururiraPhoto of Robson Kapururira - Nov 2016

Diploma in Social Work, Bachelor of Social Work (The University of Zimbabwe)
MA in Leadership and Management of Social work (The University of Birmingham)

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Twitter: @KapururiraR

Thesis title / scope of research

A mixed methods study of supervision practice and performance of frontline social workers and their managers in two contrasting Local Authorities in England

I am a practising social worker and am currently registered with the Health Care Professionals Council. I have been practising social work for more than twenty years. So far I have worked in three different countries that are, Zimbabwe, Australia (Victoria, Department of Human Services) and the UK. I have worked mainly with children and in particular in child protection work. I have worked as a frontline social worker and also held supervisory roles during my years of practice. I have and supervise students from different universities in all the countries I have worked in.


  • Primary: Dr Harriet Churchill
  • Secondary: Robin Sen

Research interests

The impact of supervision on social work practice, the impact of domestic violence, alcohol and drug abuse on parenting.


I am a member of Social Policy Associations (SPA), British Association of Social Workers (BASW) and Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).