New South Wales recently announced it would trial different start and finish times for various year levels in primary schools. There are many benefits to this approach.
Teenagers develop empathy over time, but those who feel safe and connected with their families may have a head start.
The question of whether we should be vaccinating children and adolescents against COVID-19 is currently being debated. Here's why the answer is 'not yet'.
Teens have acutely felt the effects of the pandemic lockdowns on their social lives. As the end of stay-at-home orders draws nearer, it's important to consider teenagers' social and emotional needs.
As teens forge their post-pandemic identities, let’s afford them the 'dignity of risk,' in their whole lives including their sexualities.
A significant portion of teenagers' social development happens online. The risks are well known, but the benefits of peer support are often overlooked.
Trying to get help for gender dysphoria is rigorous and stressful for young people and their families, it shouldn't be this way.
Teenagers have been proactively focusing on self-care and staying optimistic.
Gen Z is breaking stereotypes, but there are still some worrying trends when it comes to substance abuse.
Why are teenagers still being let down?
Now streaming on Netflix, Dawson’s Creek brings a carnival of lost 90s moments: the job at the local video store; the grunge-lite clothing. It's welcome relief in a time of Covid.
Equipping parents with the right information on what to talk about, and how to talk about it, is a key step in addressing challenges to sexual health.
The outrage over the teen film 'Cuties' diverts attention from the social structures that enforce conflicting expectations on young women.
Start early and choose teachable moments over a 'big talk'.
The state-sponsored pop cultural renaissance of Korea shows how language isn't an obstacle to world domination.
Ko tā te kāwanatanga Kōrea whakahou i te ahurea o te marea, kei te whakaatu kāore te reo e aukati ana i tō angitu i te pae matawhānui o te ao.
Living near green spaces, or growing up in a deprived neighbourhood, were both linked to higher fitness levels among teens.
Many also openly admit to spying on or stalking their partners, suggesting that they may not know that there's anything wrong with the behaviors.
Social protection measures and food distribution targeting adolescents in informal settlements are urgently needed.
Teenagers told us they experienced racism at school, on social media, and in their wider community.