Prof Kobus Maree, a full-professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, received a B1 rating as from 1 January 2017. His main research interests are career counselling, career construction (counselling), life design (counselling), emotional-social intelligence and social responsibility, and learning facilitation in mathematics. He links research results to appropriate career choices and to life design.

Prof Maree is a former editor of the South African Journal of Psychology, managing editor of Gifted Education International, executive editor of the SA Journal of Science and Technology and a member of several national and international bodies, including the National Career Development Association (USA), the Society for Vocational Psychology (SVP) (USA), the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) (USA), the Psychology Association of South Africa (SA), the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns (SA Akad) (South African Academy for Science and Arts (SA Acad)), and the Association of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). Since the beginning of 2004, he has written more than 120 peer-reviewed articles and 60 books or chapters in books.

The Stals Prize was awarded to him by the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns in 2009 for his exceptional research and contributions to psychology, and again in June 2014, for exceptional research and contributions to Education.  On the occasion of the 20th South African Psychology Congress, held in in September 2014, he received the Award for Excellence in Science from the Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA), and in October of the same year he was awarded Honorary Membership of the Golden Key International Honour Society for exceptional academic achievements, leadership skills and community involvement. He received a Chancellor’s Medal for Teaching and Learning from the University of Pretoria in 2010 and has been nominated successfully as an Exceptional Academic Achiever in four consecutive years (2013-2016).

Source : http://www.universityofpretoria.co.za/en/news/post_2377392-four-new-nrf-ratings-for-the-faculty-of-education-

“Rekindling peoples sense of hope and purpose during the Covid-19 pandemic: The power of group (self- and) career construction counselling counselling”

2nd International Congress of Pedagogical Research

15-16 May 2021

Universiti Utara Malaysia

School of Education

http://icoprcongress.org/

The African Journal of Career Development (AJCD) has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) (see the journal here ) .

Prof. Maree has been invited to present the following two workshops at the ICP2020, Prague, 2021-07-18-24:
  • i. How to Draw on ‘Stories’ and ‘Scores’ to Facilitate Career Construction Counselling to Individuals and in Group Contexts, and
  • ii. How to Integrate the Outcomes of the Career Interest Profile and the Maree Career Matrix: Practical Exercise

International Congress of Psychology

Prof. Maree has been invited to read a keynote at the International Congress of Psychology to be held in Prague, Czechia, in July 2021.
This important event on the Psychology calendar only takes place once every four years.

Coping with exams during a pandemic

 

Prof Kobus Maree of the Department of Educational Psychology offers lecturers advice on how to check in on their emotions during exam time in the midst of all the challenges brought about by COVID-19.

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The CIP assessment is now officially live on the JvR Online system

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JvR CPD courses
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Degree, diploma, or certificate which of these qualifications offers the students their ‘best’ chance in the occupational world? 

Prof Maree receives the PsySSA Award for Fellowship 2017

This prize is awarded in recognition of a significant contribution to psychological science by a current or past scholar or team of scholars.

To read more :
http://www.psyssa.com/psyssa-congress/awards-2-years/

Prof Maree has been appointed as Professor Extraordinaire

Prof Maree has been appointed as Professor Extraordinaire in the Faculty of Education, University of Stellenbosh.

Call for Manuscripts for a Special Issue of the African Journal of Career Development (AJCD) (2021)

Theme: Promoting career development: Managing challenges and exploiting opportunities associated with the Covid-19 pandemic

The Editor-in-Chief of the African Journal of Career Development (AJCD) invites you to submit your latest research towards the latest special issue.

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The second Biennial South African Congress of Career Practitioners (March 2021):

“Operation Phoenix: A call for community first”

Prof. Maree was awarded the Psychological Association of SA Lifetime Award

Prof. Maree was awarded the Psychological Association of SA Lifetime Award in recognition of a person that has dedicated his life to Psychology in South Africa at the Pan African Psychology Congress in Durban on 19 September 2017

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Prof Maree has received B1 NRF rating valid from 1 January 2017.

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The Conversation
The article 'Why career counselling is more valuable now than ever before' has been published on The Conversation.

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