Social Science Researcher, Currently Employed in the Department of Social Development, North Wes


I am currently working as a Researcher, udertaking research projects in the Department of Social Development in the North West Province, coordinating all the research activities in Department.

Work History

Manager in the office of the Head of Department

Department of Social Development, Women, Children and People with Disabilities

May 2011 - January 2012

I was mainly responsible for the effective and efficient administration of the office of the Deputy Director General. I was responsible for the strategic functions in the office. Responsible for planning, human resources, performance management, financial management, problem solving, people change management, stakeholder relations.

Lecturer and Head of Department: Social Work Programme

North West University, Mafikeng Campus

January 2002 - May 2011

I was a lecturer and Head of Department of Social Work Programme in the faculty of Human and Social Sciences. I was also the field-work Co-ordinator for reasonable number of years. During my tenure at the North West University, I served as a member of the faculty board and also served as the secretary for the Faculty Research Committee. I have served as an External Examiner for several Universities. I have presented papers at local, National and International conferences.


Departmental Research Policy, Strategy and Terms of Reference for departmental research committee

I have developed Departmental Research Policy for department, including the research strategy that provides a framework under which the departmental research activities should be undertaken. Further developed the terms of reference for the establishment of the research committe in the department.

Social Work Programme for Poverty Stricken families in the Northern Cape P

The project mainly focused on the empowerment of rural families who are poverty stricken in the Province. The project also emphasised strength-based approach and resilience of these families despite they hardships.

Qualifications & Certifications

PhD (sw)

North West University, Potchefstroom Campus

MA(SW) MA in Social Work

North West University

Bachelor of social sciences in Social Work

University of North West

Ipelegeng High School

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