‘Flocking’: UP academic’s research forms basis of psychosocial support organisation’s drive to provide hope during COVID-19
Posted on April 08, 2020
With the reality of COVID-19 facing many, a psychosocial support organisation is making use of the concept of “flocking” to provide some hope with the help of research conducted by Professor Liesel Ebersöhn of the University of Pretoria.
Resilience Workshop facilitated by international expert, Dr Michael Ungar
Posted on February 12, 2020
Nurturing resilience: A multi-systemic model for positive development in contexts of diversity.
Adolescent Resilience to Environmental and Socioeconomic Challenges: A Study of Multiple Systems
CSR PhD Student visit the Notre Dame University in Australia
Posted on December 06, 2019
Carine Jonker was the recipient of the UP Post Graduate Study Abroad Programme which funded a research visit to Prof Caroline Mansfield (Dean of the School of Education) at the University of Notre Dame, Australia.
University of Pretoria: Striving to Feed 10 Billion People by 2050
Posted on December 05, 2019
One year ago United Nations Academic Impact announced the inauguration of the UNAI SDG Hubs, UNAI member institutions selected as exemplars for their innovative scholarship and engagement related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) who serve as resources for best practices for the UNAI...
Flocking: How sharing resources lays the foundation of African Prosperity
Posted on October 22, 2019
Nomonde Ntsundwana, a teacher at a Nelson Mandela Metropol primary school, has taken her role of educator beyond the classroom. As a champion of nutrition and school gardens, she leads a strong team of teachers, students and community members that supports the production of nutritious food...
WERA supports early career academics – UP academic receives award
Posted on October 22, 2019
Celeste Combrinck was the first recipient of the WERA Visiting Researcher Award. The award is a joint collaboration by the World Education Research Association (WERA) and the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) to contribute to the advancement of...
University of Pretoria Resilience Dialogue & Ideas Lab Series: Transdisciplinary Flocking: Afrocentric Resilience Knowledge to Address Global Challenges
Posted on October 16, 2019
Prof Tawana Kupe, the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, presided over a Resilience Dialogue and Ideas Lab at Future Africa on 14 October 2019. The panel was titled Transdisciplinary Flocking: Afrocentric Resilience Knowledge to Address Global Challenges and was informed...
Mail & Guardian Article on Flocking
Posted on September 17, 2019
CSR Director, Liesel Ebersöhn, recently wrote an article on flocking