SWEC is organised into three sub-committees reflecting its special activities and interests:
The International Sub-Committee works closely with the International Association of Schools of Social Work, the European Association of Schools of Social Work and the International Federation of Social Workers.
The Research Sub-Committee works closely with the ESRC, the Social Care Institute for Excellence and the Scottish Institute for Excellence in Social Work Education.
The Learning and Teaching Subcommittee (members only) works closely with government departments, sector skills councils, the Higher Education Academy, and the three Care Councils and the Health and Care Professions Council.
A planning group led by a conference chair coordinates an annual joint social work education conference that incorporates both research and teaching and learning.
SWEC is organised into three sub-committees reflecting its special activities and interests.