Articles by Keyword: Soft Skills

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  1. The development of soft skills during internships: The hospitality student’s voice

    The development of soft skills during internships: The hospitality student’s voice

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
    This paper considers the value of industrial placements in providing an opportunity for hospitality students to develop soft skills in the workplace in addition to the technical skills learned at their educational establishments. While there are concepts such as “problem-based...
  2. Rangeland assessment and monitoring: the elusive elixir

    Rangeland assessment and monitoring: the elusive elixir

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    'Classical' rangeland monitoring is discussed in the context of its fitness-for-purpose. The theoretical or descriptive models that underpin global approaches are considered and reviewed. The needs and types of measurements are discussed as are developments in southern Africa over three...
  3. Teachers' Use of Memory-Box-Making to Provide Psychosocial Support in Their Pastoral Role

    Teachers' Use of Memory-Box-Making to Provide Psychosocial Support in Their Pastoral Role

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the use of memory-box-making by teachers in their pastoral role. Ten female teachers participated in the study. The site of the study is in a South African primary school in an urban informal settlement. We used multiple...
  4. Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Low Socioeconomic Status Community Sample

    Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Low Socioeconomic Status Community Sample

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study reports on antiretroviral treatment adherence in a KwaZulu-Natal sample with a follow-up period of 20 months. Participants were 498 predominatly Black females living with HIV and AIDS. Four-hundred and ninety-six of the participants (91.6%) were found to be...
  5. The Effect of the Lifeplan® Programme on the Psychological Wellbeing of a Rural Community in South Africa

    The Effect of the Lifeplan® Programme on the Psychological Wellbeing of a Rural Community in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the effect of the Lifeplan® programme on a rural South African community's psychological wellbeing. Participants were adult individuals (N=99) between 20 and 83 years (mean age = 43 years, SD=13.28). A mixed method sequential explanatory research design...
  6. The Experience of Psychosocial Stressors Amongst Adolescent Learners

    The Experience of Psychosocial Stressors Amongst Adolescent Learners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to identify and describe the psychosocial factors that adolescents experience as stressful. Data were collected from 556 respondents (Grade 10 to 12; 250 males and 306 females; mean age = 17.3 yrs; SD = 1.66) who completed...
  7. The State of the Skills Development Expectations and Obligations of Municipal Employees

    The State of the Skills Development Expectations and Obligations of Municipal Employees

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In this study the psychological contract effects of skills development expectations and obligations of municipal employees in the South African province of the North West were explored. The participants were 547 municipal employees (females = 46%) of all levels. Data...
  8. Reconceptualising vulnerable children by acknowledging their assets

    Reconceptualising vulnerable children by acknowledging their assets

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    We report on a study that sought to find alternative pathways to conceptualising vulnerable children. We have extracted a section from a longitudinal study that focuses on the ways in which vulnerable children in a rural community in South Africa...