EXPERT OPINION: UP career counselling specialist outlines how learners on lockdown can chart a course for future success
Posted on February 04, 2021
With public schools still closed as a result of COVID-19, Prof Kobus Maree of UP’s Dept of Educational Psychology offers learners and parents tips on how to maximise learning potential.
Coping with exams amid COVID-19 pandemic: UP educational psychology expert offers tips for students
Posted on November 11, 2020
Prof Kobus Maree of UP's Department of Education Psychology offers advice on how students can cope during exams as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to weigh heavily on the world.
World Teachers’ Day: A celebration of my mother, my teacher
Posted on October 05, 2020
Teachers are like second parents, they shape the life of the children under their care, writes Jemi Sudhakar. But parents who are teachers, I believe, are more than second teachers. Today, on this World Teacher’s Day, I want to pay tribute to teacher Mapodi Sehoole who played the dual role...
Online and distance education to soar in the face of COVID-19, experts predict at UP's Flexible Futures 2020 Conference
Posted on August 13, 2020
Online and distance education will gain greater legitimacy as enrolments are expected to grow in this area in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prof Salome Human-Vogel (Deputy Dean, Faculty of Education) radio interview on homeschooling
Posted on May 28, 2020
Worth listening: Prof Salome Human-Vogel (Deputy Dean, Faculty of Education) iono.fm radio interview.
Fright Flight or Flocking presentation by REPSSI and APSSI’s
Posted on April 01, 2020
We believe that psychosocial support is critical in the face of COVID 19. It builds our resilience to face this threat and gives us determination to overcome.
Launch of the Postgraduate Diploma in TVET programme
Posted on February 26, 2020
On Monday, 24 February the launch of the PGDip in TVET programme was held in the Auditorium on Groenkloof Campus. Representatives and important guests from the Department of Higher Education, Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the Technical University of Munich, School of Education, UP...
ANALYSIS: How to fix the gap between school and work in South Africa
Posted on January 28, 2020
The world of work is changing constantly, profoundly, and faster. This is clear from the outsourcing of work, waves of technological advances, increasing automation in business, and big data analysis driving the growth of industries.