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SACAP: University application dates for 2019Still unsure what to do with the coming year? SACAP's (The South African College of Applied Psychology) term 2 intake means it's not too late to advance your studies. Here are the options available to you. 3 May 2019 Read more

Festival of Learning: highlighting 'Education for Social Change'Education, whether formal or informal learning, is the key driver of the social change we would all like to see in South Africa. SACAP (the South African College of Applied Psychology) has announced that this will be the dynamic theme of the 2019 Festival of Learning which will be held in Cape Town on 23 and 24 May and in Johannesburg on 30 and 31 May 2019. 8 Apr 2019 Read more

Empowering women takes centre stage with this SACAP-trained coachThere's nothing boring about 39-year-old Samareh Rahnavardi. Born in Iran's capital city Tehran, she travelled extensively with her family from the age of five, immigrated to Botswana when she was 14 and finally settled in South Africa in her twenties. She's been calling Cape Town her home ever since. 22 Mar 2019 Read more

Applying psychology in today's HR managementOver decades, human resource management (HRM) has transformed from a largely administrative function into a dynamic, multi-faceted and rich role in the business, which today, is at play throughout the organisation. Business needs have made a seismic shift from labour to talent, and never before have workplaces across the world been so human-centric. Ever-increasing diversity is raising the bar for organisational ethics, equality and fairness. 11 Dec 2018 Read more

SACAP coaching alumni perspectives - Q&A with executive, career and talent coach, Fabienne PerreuxFabienne Perreux, a certified ICF (International Coach Federation) and COMENSA (Coach and Mentor South Africa) coach is also a graduate of SACAP's (South African College of Applied Psychology) Post-Graduate course in Leadership and Coaching. A French national, currently based in South Africa, Fabienne has a wealth of global experience in management and leadership; sales and entrepreneurship. Here, she shares her valuable insights into her development as a coach, and her experience of establishing a highly successful coaching practice currently servicing such clients as Absa-Barclays, Robert Walters, Pierre Fabre, BOC, Alstom, GE, Impact and many others. 4 Dec 2018 Read more

Unjudge Someone - The Human Library Facebook Live seriesSACAP (The South African College of Applied Psychology) in partnership with the Human Library South Africa is hosting a Human Library Facebook Live book series. Running weekly until 12 December, book titles include "A Domestic Violence Survivor", "Living HIV+" and "Living with Depression". 29 Nov 2018 Read more

SACAP launches ICF-accredited online short coaching courseWith more than 15 years at the forefront of coach education in the country, SACAP (the South African College of Applied Psychology) has announced the launch of its first online short coaching course. Aimed at managers, leaders and aspiring individuals in the corporate, small and medium enterprise, non-government and government sectors, the three-month learning programme has been designed to transfer critical coaching skills for improved workplace performance. 8 Aug 2018 Read more

SACAP launches specialised HR management degreeSACAP (the South African College of Applied Psychology) is again expanding its range of successful social sciences education programmes with the launch of a three-year undergraduate (BAppSocSci) degree with a specialisation in Human Resource Management (HRM). 5 Jul 2018 Read more

Don't judge a book by its cover - The Human LibraryIn line with the SACAP Festival of Learning's focus on generating significant conversations, the Human Library will be hosted at both the Johannesburg and Cape Town festival (18 and 25 May). This innovative concept, to inspire challenging, change-driven dialogues, involves volunteers serving as books; and 'reading' them takes the form of conversations. This will be the first time a Human Library will be staged in Johannesburg. 14 May 2018 Read more

Change dialogues at upcoming Festival of LearningSACAP (the South African College of Applied Psychology) has announced that the seventh annual Festival of Learning will be held in Johannesburg on 17 and 18 May, and in Cape Town on 24 and 25 May 2018. 20 Apr 2018 Read more

SACAP launches its first masters degreeSACAP (the South African College of Applied Psychology) is taking its range of successful programmes to new heights with the launch of a masters (MSocSci) degree in community mental health promotion. 19 Mar 2018 Read more

A day in the life of a coachIf you are thinking about a career as a coach, it can be useful to get a classic 'day in the life' view to see if coaching looks like a profession that may suit you. However, the reality is that coaches come from so many walks of life, and practice their profession in so many different ways that 'A Day in the Life of a Coach' is more a coffee table book than a snapshot! 12 Feb 2018 Read more

Are we ready to coach the millennials?In 2014, the number of millennials in the workplace overtook the baby boomers, and just a year later they surpassed Generation X workers too. By 2020, the global workforce will be significantly dominated by millennials. Growing up with tech as a given; innately connected and globally hardwired there's no doubt that the differences between millennials and previous generations are significant. Therefore, organisations can expect unprecedented cultural change as millennials become a greater force in the workplace. 22 Nov 2017 Read more

Finding depth in the coach's signature presenceAs coaching has developed into a high performance profession, the ‘signature presence' of a coach has emerged as the practitioner's most significant attribute. In the past, there have been those who have thought of this ‘coaching signature' in terms of how to establish a brand identity, stand out in a crowded market-place, find a niche and draw a likeminded clientele. However, as the profession and rigour of coaching has become more established, the understanding of the concept of a coach's signature presence has developed as a characteristic that eclipses the marketing strategy. It has a deep impact on the actual client experience of the coach. 11 Sep 2017 Read more

Inspiration for South Africa at Festival of LearningChallenging times demand new ways of seeing and new ways of being in order to turn things around and create a better future. With every sector of the country in considerable turmoil, a wide range of homegrown solutions, approaches and ideas are on the programme of the upcoming sixth annual Psychology Festival of Learning hosted by SACAP (The South African College of Applied Psychology). 24 Apr 2017 Read more

SACAP's coach training gains international accreditationAll three of the coaching programmes offered by SACAP (the South African College of Applied Psychology) are now accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF). The ICF, which was founded in the USA in 1995, is the world's largest coaching organisation connecting practitioners and educators in a professional community that today, spans more than 100 countries. 16 Mar 2017 Read more