David's awards include BA (Hons) Social Work from Bournemouth University, PGCE in Post Compulsory Education from University of Southampton and more.
BA (Hons) Social Work (Bournemouth University)
MPhil (as part of a progression to PhD study)
PGCE in Post Compulsory Education (University of Southampton)
David has extensive experience of work within the industry. This section contains more information about his work history and any advantageous industry links he maintains.
David has experience of working with vulnerable adults in mental health, medical social work and work in the voluntary and statutory sector managing and co-ordinating regional HIV services. He has additional experience in the voluntary sector supporting older people in a range of settings.
Find publications written by David, including 'Why are there so few male social workers?'
Galley, D. 2014. ‘Gender related diversity in social work? A view from the UK’. In: S. Crabtree, ed. Diversity and the Processes of Marginalisation and Otherness: giving voice to hidden themes – a European perspective. London: Whiting & Birch.
Galley, D. and Parrish, M. 2014. The Guardian: Why are there so few male social workers? Available [online] from: http://www.theguardian.com/social-care-network/2014/jul/25/why-so-few-male-social-workers
Conference Papers Given:
2014: JSWEC – Seminar presentation – ‘Gender biases in social work education’.
2014: HEA – UK Health & Social Care Conference – PhD research poster presentation.
2014: SOCNET – IUW2014, Linz, Austria. Keynote lecture; ‘Gender diversity within social work’.
2013: JSWEC – Networking and PhD research poster presentation.
Find out what David's current research interests are.
David’s current research interests include:
- Gender within social work
- Research within social work education
- The language of social work
- Service users and carers as expert contributors
- Human development and the life-course
David's teaching experiences includes both postgraduate and undergraduate programmes.
David began teaching at Bournemouth University in 2011, teaching on the BA & MA Social Work programmes and also the BA Sociology and Social Policy. There he led modules on Social Work Law and Social Policy; Values, ethics and ideology; and was also a lecturer for the Globalisation and marginalisation module.
David is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, which recognises teaching excellence in higher education.
Based on findings from his primary qualitative research, David is currently writing his PhD thesis entitled ‘Social Work is Women’s work; Right?’