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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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From Job Insecurity to Job Satisfaction, High Quality Education and Career Success - 01 December 2017


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From job insecurity to job satisfaction – an NWU Optentia and NRF collaboration

On 1 December 2017 a workshop entitled “From Job Insecurity to Job Satisfaction, High Quality Education and Career Success” will be hosted at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark, an...Read article

Optentia research starts with the community

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Digital learning at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

on 30 October 2017, Prof. Ian Rothmann met experts in digital learning at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology. Digital learning might be an important pathway to promote learning in South Africa. On the photo a...Read article

Prof. Ian Rothmann at NTUST in Taiwan

Prof. Ian Rothmann was invited to visit the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST) in Tapei from 26 October to 3 November 2017. He will present training programs in Mplus and participate in the analyses of da...Read article

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November

HHREC (Ethics) Meeting
Agenda closes: 20/10/2017

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November

BaSSREC Applications Review
Date of submission of compiled report: 30/11/2017

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November

Workshop: Atlas Ti
Presenter: Prof. B. Smit. Please contact Marinda Malan to book your ...

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