A life dedicated to helping people find their life's purpose
Posted on September 12, 2016
Deriving inspiration from his own childhood experiences, Prof Kobus Maree of the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Pretoria has made it his life's work to help people find their life's purpose.
Faculty of Education proudly awarded several degrees at Spring Graduation ceremony
Posted on September 02, 2016
On 31 August 2016 the Faculty of Education awarded eight Doctoral degrees; 19 Master’s degrees; more than 300 Honours degrees (Distance Education); 23 Bachelor degrees as well as 37 Advanced Certificates in Education. The ceremony took place in the Rembrandt Hall at the LC de Villiers grounds.
Five new books launched in the Faculty
Posted on August 26, 2016
On 19 April 2016 the Faculty of Education launched five new books by staff
members. The event took place in the Postgraduate Research Commons where the Editors shared their experience and background of each book with colleagues, researchers and other guests.
Academic Achiever Award for Prof Liesel Ebersöhn
Posted on August 25, 2016
Prof Liesel Ebersöhn, Director of the Centre for the Study of Resilience and professor in the Department of Educational Psychology was awarded one of the eight Exceptional Academic Achievers Awards made at a Gala Dinner in March. This Academic Achievers Award function is one of the highlights on...
Why career counselling is more valuable now than ever before
Posted on August 15, 2016
The Conversation Africa's education editor Natasha Joseph, recently asked Professor Kobus Maree of the Department of Educational Psychology to explain how career counselling has changed and why it is so important.
UP postdoctoral fellow studies the effects of divorce on children in Tanzania
Posted on November 11, 2015
Dr Chris Mauki's research focusses on exploring and explaining the potential effects of marital dissolution (both positive and negative) on the academic development and psychosocial well-being of children in Tanzania.
Seminar highlights theoretical perspectives of empathy and communication
Posted on May 28, 2015
Educational Psychology held a seminar themed ‘The art and science of emphatic communication’.
Education Innovation: Schools as sites for social change
Posted on May 21, 2015
An interfaculty research team at UP is focussing on schools as sites for social change and the training of teachers to impart health-related messages.