Department of Psychology of Education

Dr CP Haasbroek

College of Education
School of Educational Studies
Department: Psychology of Education
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 4216
E-mail: haasbcp@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • BCUR
  • BA Hons (Psychology)
  • MA (Psychology)
  • DEd (Psychology of Education)

Currently teaching

  • EDT160-1 2012/2013
  • PGC401-9
  • FDEGD2-U CO Responsible
  • Supervision of Masters and Doctoral thesis

Fields of academic interests

Research interest:
Psychosocial factors putting learners and educators at risk, effective schools

Field of Specialisation

  • Effective schools
  • School reform
  • Mental health and Health in schools
  • Learner and Teacher Support
  • Technical and Vocational Education and Training
  • School Governing Bodies, Discipline

Books

Book chapters:

  • Psychological Counselling in the South African Context. Maskew Millar Longman, 1992.
  • Governance of Educational Institutions in South Africa.  Into the new millennium. Mys & Breesch, Ghent, 2000.

Journal articles

Research reports/training modules (Author/co author):

  • The needs and problems of the people in Venda. Research report (P 102), Pretoria, HSRC, 1989.
  • Psigiatriese hospitale in Suider Afrika (P 100) Research report (P 102), Pretoria, HSRC, 1989.
  • The health problems of black metropolitan children as perceived by their parents. Paper  presented by Prof R E Cronje. The South African Paediatric Association 18 Biennial Congress, Pretoria, UP, 1988.
  • The phenomenon of family murder in South Africa: an exploratory study. Pretoria, HSRC, 1991 (ISBN 0 7969 0991 10 7969 0991 1)
  • The phenomenon of family murder in South Africa: an exploratory study Summary. Pretoria, HSRC, 1991 (ISBN 0 7969 09890 7969 0989 X)
  • The phenomenon of family murder in South Africa: an exploratory study Appendix: Case Studies. Pretoria, HSRC, 1991 (ISBN 0 7969 0990 30 7969 0990 3)
  • Conducting effective meetings. Guidelines for office bearers of school governing bodies. Pretoria, HSRC, 1996.
  • Conducting effective meetings. Guidelines for school governing bodies. Pretoria, HSRC, 1996.
  • Conducting effective meetings. Workbook for facilitators. Pretoria, HSRC, 1996
  • Training manual for principals in self-assessment and self-evaluation. Pretoria, HSRC (EPP), 1995 
  • Interim evaluation report for the Eastern Transvaal Quality Education Trust: Evaluation of the implementation and impact of the Thousand Schools Project in Mpumalanga. Pretoria, HSRC (EPP), 1995.
  • Evaluation of the implementation and impact of the Thousand Schools Project in Mpumalanga. Pretoria, HSRC (EPP), 1995.
  • Training manual for principals in whole school development. Pretoria, HSRC (EPP), 1996.
  • Training manual for ETQET in critical thinking. Pretoria, HSRC (EPP), 1996.
  • Regulations for school governing bodies. Guidelines for school governing bodies. Pretoria, HSRC, 1996.
  • Regulations for school governing bodies. Workbook for Facilitators. Pretoria, HSRC, 1996.
  • Training manual for co-ordinators. Pretoria, HSRC, 1996.
  • Perceptions of discipline. Pretoria, HSRC, 1997.
  • Reflections on the TSP evaluation 1997. Pretoria, HSRC (UETSS), 1997.
  • TSP evaluation: Mpumalanga - Project implementation and management study (PIMS). Pretoria, HSRC (UETSS), 1997.
  • Successful schools: What make the difference.  In Focus Forum 5(6). Pretoria, HSRC, 1998
  • Human Rights Culture lacking in SA Schools.  Impact, HSRC 4.  Pretoria, HSRC, 1999.
  • Mentorship. Training Module for SANDF.  Centurion College, 2001.
  • Life Skills Module 1.  Job hunting.  Centurion College, 2002.
  • Mentorship Training Module for SAAB/Gripen.  Centurion College, 2002.
  • Mentorship Training Module for Faculty Business Studies.  Centurion College, 2002.

Articles (co author):

  • A literature review on family murder. Geneeskunde 34(8):6 12, 1992.
  • Family murder in a black South African Family: A case report. Geneeskunde 34(8):31 35, 1992.
  • The role of the extended family in the phenomenon of family murder. Geneeskunde 34(9):8 13, 1992.
  • The implementation of the recommendations of the family murder research. Geneeskunde 34(9):22 27, 1992.
  • Skoene. Nuusbrief van die Suid Afrikaanse Instituut vir Voorligtingsielkunde, no 2, 1989.
  • Sê ja vir die lewe. SALUS 15(2). Pretoria, Departement van Nasionale Gesondheid en Bevolkingsontwikkeling, 1992.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

Professional positions and awards:

  • 1988: Award for achievement (HSRC)
  • 1990: Double merit award (HSRC)
  • 1991: Double merit award (HSRC)
  • 1996: Merit award (HSRC)
  • 1998: Merit award to the maximum level  (HSRC)
  • 2001: Centurion College Merit Award.
  • 2003: Silver Ministerial Award for college-industry linkages: SAAB Project. (Minister Kader Asmal) Was team member of a four member team and responsible for selection, guidance and administration of the Bursary Scheme, student counseling and the presentation of life-skills programmes.
  • 2003: Merit Bursary for postgraduate studies 

Other

Served on the advisory committee of the following research projects, task teams and councils:

  • The physical and psychological problems of the peoples of South Africa (P 101) (HSRC)
  • Die rol van die geneesheer in die bevordering van psigiatrie en geestesgesondheid in Suid Afrika (P 98) (HSRC)
  • Die sielkundige se bydrae tot die bevordering van geestesgesondheid in die Suid Afrikaanse gemeenskap (P 99) (HSRC)
  • The use of hypnosis in two different countries (P 103) (HSRC)
  • Student Support Services: Tshwane South Cluster for merging colleges
  • Senate (academic) Centurion College
  • Academic Council Tshwane South College for FET

Served as a member of the provincial steering committees of the following projects:

  • Mpumalanga School Governance (A joint venture between the Education Department, RDP-Office and HSRC)
  • Northern Province School Governance (A joint venture between the Education Department, RDP-Office and HSRC)
  • Transformation of technical colleges in the Lowveld

Served as a member of the Mental Health Review Board of the Gauteng Health Department

Board of Trustees - Protea Retirement Village Centurion