• The PACE Research Institute NPO No: Reg: 238-693 NPO is a registered research division of PACE Carer Centre.

  • We are South Africa’s longest established career guidance company; 28 Years.

  • We are a social benefit organisation.

  • We founded the South African Career Development Association (SACDA) which serves as the professional body for career development practitioners in South Africa.

  • Co-Authored the Competency Framework for Career Development Practitioners (Government Gazette, 40115) with assistance from Nelson Mandela University and University of Queensland.

  • We designed and built the National Career Advice Portal (NCAP) for DHET.

  • We built the career guidance system that is used by the 31 small states of the Commonwealth.

  • Published extensive Career Guidance Resources in support of the curriculum.

  • Hosted the International Career Guidance Conference in South Africa; 600+ delegates from 30+ countries.

  • Introduced academic placement testing into TVET colleges in association with Nelson Mandela University.

  • We initiated “Career Dress-Up Day” which runs in several thousand participating primary schools.

  • Our career guidance systems are used in 14 countries in Africa.

  • We founded the East African Career Development Association (EACDA).

  • Branches in Zimbabwe, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda.

  • We are the largest provider of career guidance on the African continent.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 …………… we do career guidance 

Better little, than too little ~ African Proverb

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Research Institute

NPO No: 238-693 NPO

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