Mr Albert Kuruvila
Qualifications: BA (Mahatma Gandhi University), Master of Social Work (Mahatma Gandhi University), Reg. Social Worker
Albert Kuruvila teaches social work theories, social work approaches, community development and cross-cultural social work practice. He is also a registered social worker in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Albert's current research is in the area of nonprofit management and innovative practices in social work education.
Social work education; non-profit management; community development; micro finance; development management; multi-cultural social work practices; social welfare policy analysis.
Non-profit management and governance, cross-cultural social work practice, community development and social work education
Kuruvila, A. (2015). Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs): Issues of Terminology and Definitions. Rajagiri Journal of Social Development, 7(1), 29-46.
Kuruvila, A. (2013). Self-health checkup for nonprofit organisations. Better Boards Quarterly, 11, 1-8.
Hunt, S., Lowe, S., Smith, K., Kuruvila, A., & Webber-Dreadon, E. (2016). So you completed your BSW, what happened next? A Bachelor of Social Work graduate outcome and readiness for practice longitudinal study. In Bay of Plenty Branch of the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers: AGM & Symposium: Resistance & Resilience in Social Work Practice. Symposium held at Mount Maunganui, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.
Hunt, S. M., Lowe, S., Smith, K., Kuruvila, A., & Webber-Dreadon, E. (2016). So you completed your BSW, What happened next? A Bachelor of Social Work graduate outcome and readiness for practice Longitudinal Study. In SWSD 2016: Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development. Conference held at Seoul, Korea.
Hunt, S. M., Lowe, S., Smith, K., Kuruvila, A., & Webber-Dreadon, E. (2016). Transition to professional social work practice: the initial year. Advances in Social Work & Welfare Education, 18(1), 55-71. Open Access version: hdl:https://hdl.handle.net/10289/109
Kuruvila, A. (2016). NGOs: Are they going to survive or not?. In Curiosity Research Symposium: Innovation in the Bay. Symposium held at Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, New Zealand.
Albert enjoys supervising honours students enrolled in SOCW 490.
Associations and Memberships
Reg. Social Worker
Member-Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers(ANZASW)
Life Member- Indian Council of Social Welfare (ICSW)
Contact DetailsEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Room: V.14, Maharia Building, Tauranga Campus
Phone: +64 7 557 8907