“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...
Young people and Covid-19: where are we up to?

Young people and Covid-19: where are we up to?

Recognising the tyranny of the mean, worrying about the exacerbation of health inequalities, and watching out for the slow-burn effects:  what we learned from summarising the evidence on the impact of Covid-19 on young people.  AYPH’s Research Lead, Ann Hagell, takes...
No excuse to forget about young people’s rights

No excuse to forget about young people’s rights

Amy, one of the Youth Advisers on our We’re All Right project explains why it’s so important to uphold all young people’s rights at this crucial moment. Content note: mental health and suicide A pandemic is no excuse to forget about the United Nations Convention...
“Digital by default” or digital divide?

“Digital by default” or digital divide?

Although the move to more digital consultations may have some positive outcomes for young people’s health, it may also create some issues.  Digital medical consultations may not suit all.  We need to ensure that provision is driven by young people’s needs.  Retaining...