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The mission of the Optentia Research Focus Area is to develop and organise knowledge for the optimal expression of individual, social and institutional potential, with specific interest in the African context. The research programme utilises the inputs from various disciplines in the social sciences, including Psychology, Industrial/Organisational Psychology, Human Resource Management, Educational Psychology, Sociology, Educational Sciences, Employment Relations, and Social Work.

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Optentia in Kenya: Long-Term Care Systems for Africa

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Newsletter, November 2016

Upcoming events

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December

HHREC (Ethics) Meeting
Agenda closes: 11/11/2016

6

December

2nd Africa Conference of Gerontology
http://www.aphrc.org/iagg/

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December

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January

Training in Educational Technology (Indaba)
08:30-13:00. Presenter: Barend Nel Place: Optentia Indaba

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