How could the Government Spending Review deliver for young people?

How could the Government Spending Review deliver for young people?

In the wake of the Government’s 2021 Spending Review, AYPH’s Rachael McKeown outlines the ways in which central government should be supporting young people as they recover from the impact of the pandemic on their lives. The Government has announced its plans for how...
What does our new logo say about AYPH

What does our new logo say about AYPH

Emma Rigby, Chief Executive Earlier this year our fantastic team of staff and trustees set about agreeing a new logo for AYPH, which will be followed by a new website due to be launched in the coming weeks.  I wanted to share our new logo with our networks, to tell...
Young people and their families’ experiences of managing asthma

Young people and their families’ experiences of managing asthma

Jeremy Sachs and Emma Rigby, Association for Young People’s Health How do young people feel about the way their asthma is managed? What kind of information works best for them and what services and support do they prefer?  The Young People’s Health Partnership (YPHP),...
30 years of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

30 years of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

We asked the two AYPH Youth Advisers on our We’re All Right project to share their thoughts about the state of young people’s rights and how they think we should improve it. 2019 marked the 30th anniversary of the UN General Assembly adopting the United Nation...
The impact of Covid-19 on young people

The impact of Covid-19 on young people

For the vast majority of children and young people Covid-19 vaccination is not recommended at the moment due to the low level of risk facing young people.  Currently those aged 16 and above who are clinically extremely vulnerable and a small number of those aged 12-15...
Trying to pin down UK youth homelessness data

Trying to pin down UK youth homelessness data

Lucy Ross is a research intern at AYPH, helping to collate data for the next edition of ‘Key Data on Young People’, which AYPH publishes every two years. In this blog she explains some of the challenges of pinning down data on homelessness among 10-24 year olds. Due...
“The teacher and the teenage brain”

“The teacher and the teenage brain”

Dr John Coleman Publisher:  Routledge Publication Date:  27th May 2021 We are delighted to share a blog from our patron and former chair Dr John Coleman to mark the launch of his new book.  Making sure that we take knowledge about young people’s development and share...
Exploring the experiences of students during Covid-19

Exploring the experiences of students during Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic forced everyone to change their way of living. Some of those most affected have been students, as school and university was cancelled and teaching was moved online. Currently, schools have reopened, but most university courses remain online. We...