Children and their parents reported facing discriminatory attitudes from teachers.
The emotional stress of growing up in a poor household may contribute to obesity.
Disabled young people from a low social class background fare much worse in the labour market.
Children may struggle to recall basic words in their first language within a couple of months of stopping using it.
BNPL is now the second most common form of consumer credit used by young Australians - except technically it’s not credit.
New research looks at young people’s experiences of bullying in their own words.
About 27% of 18- to 29-year-olds voted in the midterms, marking the second-highest voter turnout in midterms in 30 years.
Most young people regard reining in the big social media platforms as only part of the solution to the ‘relentless stream’ of abuse and shaming they experience online
Young people in high-income countries now drink much less than their counterparts 20 years ago. But the opposite is happening in developing countries. Why? Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Young people provide timely and personalised mental health support to friends – but sometimes find looking after their own needs difficult in the process.
Use props, break the problem down and stay positive.
Respiratory viruses are hitting young children and infants particularly hard this fall and winter season, and experts don’t yet know exactly why.
We interviewed 50 children between the ages of 11 and 17 years who told us why they stole, what they stole, and how they learned how to burgle.
A new study shows how teamwork, empathy and grit – all components of resilience – can be developed through group music making.
Think about how your child might feel in the future.
The effects social media has on our mental health may depend on how we use it. Taking control, and knowing when to take a break, is crucial.
Avoiding smoking and keeping a healthy weight can cut your risk of cancer.
For teachers, technology is an important and useful tool. But they and their students need more guidance.
A new survey found one quarter of female high school students felt down or worried about choosing a career.
Belief in conspiracy theories can be incredibly damaging. So we must resist, and engage with those who deny the facts where possible.