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.


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.


How our young people help to change the world

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


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.


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.

Care & Nutrition

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.


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.


Gaming for Kids: Overwatch

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


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.


Listen, don’t lecture

Some thoughts on parenting teens in 2016.


Affordable university digs makeover

5 ways to furnish your teen’s university digs without bankrupting yourself


Should a father do this to his daughter?

"You're not going to the party unless I come with!"


When dad has better moves than you

Dad secretly video bombs his daughters while dancing.

High school

What are the matric pass requirements?

If you're in the dark about what the minimum pass requirements for matric are, here's all you need to know.
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