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12 11, 2018

Surviving Exam Season

2018-11-12T07:19:22+00:00November 12th, 2018|How To Articles|

Surviving High School is tough and exam season can make it even more stressful. There’s no getting away from it. Even the most laid-back of students will find themselves frantically paging through textbooks ahead of the big day. So, how do you get through exam season relatively unscathed, with your sanity intact and with a [...]

22 10, 2018

The land issue (and what that’s got to do with you)

2018-10-04T18:29:57+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Featured Articles|

Speaking to world leaders and investors in New York during the month of September 2018, our South African President Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed that the expropriation of land without compensation was on the cards. He, however, reassured the captains of industry that it would be done responsibly and in a manner that tried to do no [...]

15 10, 2018

4 Do’s and don’ts to fight unemployment

2018-10-04T18:26:13+00:00October 15th, 2018|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

You don't need to be a rocket scientist to realise that unemployment is a problem in South Africa. You see the protests on TV and hear about it all the time in the speeches of leaders canvassing for votes. A quick drive in certain neighbourhoods portrays it; there are unemployed youth loitering all hours of [...]

8 10, 2018

How Crime and Social Status Impact the Youth and Their Future

2018-10-04T18:26:31+00:00October 8th, 2018|Featured Articles|

Sometimes you've just got to make do with your lot in life. At least that's how the saying goes. When we have been born into a family that struggles financially or within a community that is ridden with crime, it's easy to give up before you've even started. Unless you have the heart of a [...]

2 10, 2018

Teen Start-up Success Stories

2018-10-04T18:16:40+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Articles for Teens|

If you, like many other ambitious young South Africans, have a dream of becoming a successful entrepreneur, sometimes all you need to get there is a sprinkle of inspiration and, of course, plenty of hard work. Let's start with the inspiration! Here's a look at some other teen entrepreneurs who have 'been there and done [...]

14 09, 2018

What can you do with R40 and a bunch of Spinach? Ask The Spinach King

2018-09-14T10:25:09+00:00September 14th, 2018|Articles for Teens|

What do you see? Perhaps you are down-and-out and clinging to the last cash you've got. The question is what do you see? Do you see yourself forsaken and on the verge of being overwhelmed? Do you see yourself giving in to suicidal tendencies and substance abuse at the prospects of being broke? Or do [...]

14 09, 2018

Being the new kid on the block isn’t easy – reach out

2018-09-14T10:36:00+00:00September 14th, 2018|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

If only I had a mentor... These are often the sentiments of young people who long to look up to someone cool. Yet, what if you could be that mentor? Mentoring can start at any age. It is not limited by your height, race, religious beliefs or the lack thereof. Just by welcoming the new kid [...]

14 09, 2018

The concept of entrepreneur societies in schools-driver for propagating entrepreneurship

2018-09-14T10:35:25+00:00September 14th, 2018|Articles for Parents, Featured Articles, Partners|

Ubuntu is all about humanity. It is so much more than a buzzword; Ubuntu is what makes us distinctly South African. Ubuntu combines heart, mind and words to uplift others. True to the ideals of Ubuntu, the SA Teen Entrepreneur Foundation considers all people equal and chooses to lend a helping hand by propagating for [...]

14 09, 2018

How to be taken seriously as a young entrepreneur

2018-09-14T06:44:25+00:00September 14th, 2018|Articles for Teens|

Being a young entrepreneur is not easy. On the one hand, you may feel like you've got this, but can often find yourself disregarded by sponsors and investors because they think you're just a child. So how do you get those around you to take you seriously? You might not believe these tips, but we [...]

14 08, 2018

Job shadowing: The missing link to propelling career development

2018-07-23T17:51:13+00:00August 14th, 2018|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Job shadowing is when you spend the workday with a professional following them to see what they do, how they do it and perhaps also getting involved as they permit. You become their "shadow" for that period of time. Here are some of the perks that come with job shadowing. Textbooks and all that gibberish [...]