About TED-Ed SAVE Logo

In TED-Ed clubs, students work together to discuss and celebrate inspirational ideas. Club leaders follow TED-Ed’s flexible curriculum to guide and inspire the members to compose a talk about their great idea or a story that only they can tell. Members discover, explore, research and develop ideas worth spreading and learn to present their ideas in front of an audience. Through watching and engaging in the TED-Ed initiative, the students are given a chance to amplify their voices and have their stories heard.

What are TED-Ed Clubs?
A platform to spark curiosity and celebrate students and their ideas. Club meetings are held twice a week where the club works through the thirteen step TED-Ed curriculum. The meetings are often informal and the members engage in discussion and feedback sessions. Students conduct their own research and compose a talk about a story only they can tell, under the guidance of their TED-Ed club leader.

TED-Ed clubs represent thousands of students from around the world actively pursuing and presenting their great ideas and stories. As part of this global network, the club members have the opportunity to connect with clubs around the world or with local organisations, broadening their circle of opportunities.

Become a Club Leader

tedxyouth_tededcptBecome a Club Leader

Through SAVE Foundation, club leaders will receive training, ongoing mentorship and curriculum to guide their school’s club and to help inspire tomorrow’s TED speakers and community leaders. Our customised guided club curriculum aims to promote presentation and English literacy skills with a focus on building the student’s confidence and students are given the hands-on opportunity to work on the storytelling and communication skills that will be vital, no matter what career path they choose in the future.

What do you get from SAVE Foundation? 

• Translated enrollment and release forms 
• Tried and tested lesson plans 
• Translated TED-Ed course material 
• Guidelines and rules for the club 
• Mentorship throughout the club program cycle
• Fast tracking and enrollment of your club through TED-Ed clubs
• Approved club expense allowance from SAVE Foundation
• Sourcing of uniforms for the club members

What we require from the club 

• Completed application Form
• Club members between the ages of 13 – 17
• Clubs must be run in English
• Leaders are required to attend monthly feedback meetings with SAVE Foundation
• Ability to maintain club for a minimum of 2 years


Simply fill in the attached application form and we will be in contact to set up an interview.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Become a Sponsor

Following the inspirational success of our pilot TED-Ed club program based in Cape Town; SAVE Foundation has launched a nationwide search for sponsorship and donations to support our Youth Leadership Club Program for 2018 and 2019.

We are looking for sponsorship in order to fund club T-shirts, printing of club materials and ensuring that all members have free access to this life changing opportunity.

In exchange for your support your organisation will be responsible for the sustainability of our clubs across South Africa. Your organisation will be promoted through our social media and advertising campaigns, including branding on our club T-shirts.

Furthermore, we invite you to include TED-Ed and SAVE Foundation branding in your own campaigns. SAVE Foundation will advise you on how to translate your sponsorship into a favorable BEE points.

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