One Day Leader Session Opportunity at SABC Education

Closing date : 10th June 2014

SABC Education are still looking for South Africa’s next One Day Leader!

SABC Education has extended the closing date to 10th June 2014 for entries to participate in One Day Leader season three.

“The response from entrants has been positive; we want to maximise on this and allow additional time for more possible entrants. Those who have already entered do not have to re-enter, their entries have been captured already” explained Sane Zondi, assistant commissioning editor at SABC Education.


Great leaders are defined by their passion, persistence and courage to effect change. Are you South Africa’s next great leader? Do you have what it takes to lead this country to a better future? Do you think that your ideas and solutions embrace the very meaning of democracy?

One Day Leader is a reality show that seeks the best young leaders in South Africa, and puts their leadership skills and abilities to the test. It’s a thirteen week long competency test, characterized by outwitting of brains and strategy, ultimately declaring our One Day Leader.

The tasks and challenges that will be posed to our One Day Leader participants will address social, economic and political issues that affect our country on a daily basis. For thirteen weeks, South Africa will watch as a hand-picked group of young leaders show why they should be the winner of this unique television reality series.

Who can enter this reality series?

  • A young person between 18 and 25 who has what it takes to make a difference.
  • Must have a South African green bar coded ID book.
  • Must have personalities that are suitable for national television.
  • Must be actively involved in a project that contributes directly to community development and/or nation building and have a portfolio of evidence for work and contributions done under this project.
  • An understanding of the English language is beneficial as studio debates are conducted in English.
  • Must be available between June 2014 and September 2014.

How to Apply