Development

#bullyingmustfall: 33 more parents weigh in

We had an overwhelming response to our story about bullying at a Cape Town school. Here's a round-up of your letters.

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Malia hits back at internet trolls

A few weeks ago, Malia Obama was at the centre of an internet tug o' war – some were chastising her for smoking and others were defending her.

Development

What's your school's policy on hair?

School hair policy should be inclusive of everyone. Here's what different school's hair policies look like around the country.

Development

"Parents of bullies should be held accountable too!"

Parent24 readers share their thoughts on the bullying incident at a top school.

Development

Teen bullied for allegedly not paying "protection money" at top school

An angry mom shared a video clip of her teen son being assaulted by six pupils. She's appealing to parents to help stop the scourge of bullying at schools.

Development

"Headphones" teen girl has best response to online jerks

After seeing sexual social media comments on her innocent pic of headphones, this teen went viral showing everyone how jerks aren't provoked, they're just jerks.

Development

Will my ADHD child still sleep poorly when he's 18?

Many a parent may be concerned that their child with ADHD will never get some descent sleep, which could negatively impact their behaviour and academic success. So - will he or she get some better shut-eye by the time they're in matric? These researches believe so.

Fun

Test your Olympic trivia skills!

Challenge your family to see who knows the most about (arguably) the biggest sports event on earth!

Development

So Malia Obama was smoking at Lollapalooza

Malia Obama spent some time with a few friends at popular music festival Lollapalooza, and was filmed smoking. The Internet is buzzing.

High school

PRINT IT: Weekly study timetable

Print this weekly study timetable to help your kids keep track of all their studying.

High school

Should my child learn a foreign language at school?

Learning a foreign language can be a major boost for your child's future career. Which one's the best option?

High school

The NSC 2016 exam timetable

The dates and times South African matrics will write their end-of-year exams in 2016.

Tertiary education

My child is not interested in finishing school. What now?

We all know someone whose teenager scraped through matric or didn't finish school, and feel helpless about their future. Well, there's help! Here's a round-up of great non-academic learning options in South Africa.

Development

70% of girls feel they're "not good enough"

In a world obsessed with perfect selfies, are we losing our girls to fake ideals and low self-esteem? Here's how to boost your adolescent's self-esteem.

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How our young people help to change the world

Today, our youth harness the power of technology to bring about change.

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Can your teen handle financial responsibilities?

Now is a good time to ensure they're empowered to handle their own money matters later in life.

Development

Autistic teen: "Nobody came to my party"

When Hallee Sorenson handed out invitations to her birthday party, she had no idea she'd be spending it alone. The internet has set out to make her next birthday a special one.

Development

Diet and a beautiful skin

Many teenagers struggle with acne, especially those pimples that appear at the most awkward times.

Primary school

Reader's Letters: Schooling system 2017

This reader shares her thoughts surrounding the schooling systems for 2017.

High school

SA schools: we want your news!

Whether you're a top private school or a small rural farm school: if you have an inspirational story to share, send it our way!

High school

Grade 9's: Don't leave subject choice decisions to the last minute

The choices you make in Grade 9 can affect the rest of your life.

Fun

Watch: John Travolta & Ellen DeGeneres teach his daughter to parallel park

This is what happens when Ellen DeGeneres gives Ella Travolta driving lessons.

Tertiary education

How much does it cost to study at university in South Africa?

We compare SA degrees and uni fees. So how much does a first year at university cost in 2016?

Tertiary education

South Africa's universities and colleges: contact details

Deciding where to study after matric is exciting – and potentially confusing. Here we list nearly 200 tertiary institutions in South Africa to kick-start your research.

Tertiary education

Want to study but can't afford to? Start here

To make life easier, we list the contact details for all South Africa's tertiary institutions' finance offices, plus websites where you can find out about bursaries and student loans.

Fun

Gaming for Kids: Overwatch

Blizzard's latest offering is an ideal FPS for kids.

Development

Teenage suicide: What parents need to know

It's Teen Suicide Prevention Week from the 14-21 February and it's important for parents to keep an eye out for these signs.

Development

Listen, don’t lecture

Some thoughts on parenting teens in 2016.
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