September 19, 2019

EPASSA has been made aware of the dissemination of incorrect information regarding the practice of educational psychologists in South Africa. We would like to remind our fellow psychologists of the importance of providing accurate and expert advice and training, and to...

September 19, 2019

EPASSA welcomes the unanimous judgment handed down by the Constitutional Court today which upheld a 2017 high court ruling which made it illegal for parents to hit their children at home, dismissing an appeal to the ruling and effectively making corporal punishment in...

September 15, 2019

The Educational Psychology Association of South Africa (EPASSA) welcomes the recent announcement by the Department of Health, and is encouraged by Dr Mkhize’s willingness to acknowledge public discourse regarding the role of psychologists in South Africa.

The Minister’s...

June 19, 2019

Following the presentation on IQ testing in South Africa at the 2019 EPASSA Annual Conference, EPASSA was asked to comment on both the relevance and appropriateness of available tests and tools. 

EPASSA Chair, Vanessa Gayden, was interviewed on Cape Talk on the 18th of...

May 19, 2019

Educational Psychology Association of South Africa

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19 May 2019

In 2011, a Scope of Practice for psychologists was published in the Government Gazette, as Regulation 704 (GNR 704). Legal action was instituted by a g...