* Dr Ruth Mampane and Prof Cecilia Bouwer published and article:
Mampane, R & Bouwer, C. 2011. The influence of township schools on the resilience of their learners. South African Journal of Education, 31(1):114-126.
* Prof L Ebersöhn attended the National Action Committee for Children Affected with HIV&AIDS (NACCA), Department of Social Development held at the Premier Hotel, Pretoria, 3-4 March 2011. She also attended the Capacity Development seminar in Ethics, North West University, Vaaldriehoek Campus, Vanderbijlpark, 8 March 2011. Prof Ebersöhn has been invited to serve on the Research Committee of the 2012 Basic Education Conference. Prof Ebersöhn has been elected as EASA representative for the WERA Council.
* Prof Maree was a keynote speaker at CIA Research Colloquium: Emotional intelligence and management, Cape Town, 10 March 2011. Prof JG Maree has been invited by the Department of Psychology, University of Florence, as visiting professor from 10-17 April 2011.
* Mr Monaheng Sefotho is a recipient of the UP Postgraduate Research Support Bursary.