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Professor Sebi Lekalakala-Mokgele

Associate Professor at the North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus)

Associate Professor at the North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus)



Private Bag X6001


South Africa





Tel: +27 18 299 1834

Fax: +27 18 2991827



Prof. Lekalakala-Mokgele is involved in postgraduate programme teaching: Research Methods for Masters Students; the PhD seminar and supervision (both Masters and PhD). Her interests and expertise include Community Based Education, Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and Gerontological Nursing.


Key research/capacity building interests


Research Interests

  • Community-Based care for the older person
  • Self-care and the older person
  • The impact of HIV/AIDS on the role of the older person

Capacity Building Interests

  • Training of elderly carers
  • HIV/AIDS preventative strategies for the older person
  • Educating the older persons on chronic diseases

Key methodological skills

  • Both quantitative and qualitative research designs

Current/planned research

  • Developing a culturally relevant model of care for African older persons
  • Conducting a situational analysis on the needs of nurses regarding health care of the older person

Current engagement in capacity building

  • Member of the Parish Nursing community initiative which deals with care of the older person
  • Involved with the local day care centre which involves a group of grandmothers where different needs are identified and attempts are made to resolve social and health issues