Mrs Fiona Macdonald

BA Northumbria DipSW MA Wales

Fiona Macdonald
Lecturer/Practitioner in Social Work
01248 388749
Room 6, First Floor, Cae Derwen Villa


Fiona Macdonald joined the School of Social Sciences in 2004. She had previously worked as a social worker primarily with children and family support services in the voluntary sector for Barnardo's and as North Wales Development Officer for Children in Wales. Her particular interest include children's rights, family support and promoting ethically sound social work practice.

Teaching and Administration

Undergraduate Teaching

  • SXW1111 Practice Learning
  • SXW1112 Values and Ethics for Professional Practice
  • SXW2111 Practice Learning 2

Administrative Responsibilities

Admissions Tutor, BA Social Work

MA Students

Caronessa D'Souza
Wendy Heyes
Simon Pratt
Donna Harper

Other activities

Welsh Organisation of Practice Teachers (WOPT): Commitee member and newsletter editor Member of UK wide workgroup to develop the social work curriculum on communicating with children and young people, organised through the University of Sussex

Strategy Group member of 'Children are Unbeatable! Cymru', the campaign to end the physical punishment of children