Institute of Social Work Selected Applicants 2022/2023
The Institute of Social Work is a Tanzanian higher learning institution founded by the Institute of Social Work Act [Cap 110 R.E 2002] as amended by the written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 3) Act of 2002, herein referred to as the Act.
The Institute was established to train qualified human resources to strengthen Tanzania’s social service delivery structure.
It began operations in 1974 in rented premises of the Tanzania Episcopal Conference in Kurasini before relocating to its current location in Kijitonyama, Dar es Salaam, in 1978.
The first programme was the Ordinary Diploma in Social Work, which was created to address the Social Welfare Department’s shortage of social welfare workers.
The Institute began offering an Advanced Diploma in Social Work in 1977. This was required due to the requirement to meet social work professional training and educational standards.
To become the leading provider of high-quality social work training, research, and consulting services that are responsive to societal and global needs.
To continuously transform the lives of individuals and communities through high-quality training programmes, research, and consulting that contribute to the country’s socioeconomic development.