It’s not just a problem of leadership – ageing politicians tend to dominate around the world.
Young people were blamed for a low voter turnout in 2019. But it’s hasty to conclude they don’t care about democracy.
Only 38% of year 10 students reached the benchmark of knowledge on civics and citizenship required for their year level in 2019.
Young people report consuming news makes them feel smart. But many say they pay little attention to the source of the information they are getting.
Young voters are important to the continuity of democracy because voting at a young age leads to continued voting throughout life. This year more than most, they’ll have a hard time getting started.
Young people are often seen as lacking but research shows they’re motivated by their concern for future generations.
From media coverage to story books, children are consistently represented as prophets or puppets in the midst of climate emergency. It’s time for that to change.
School textbooks from Germany deal with Europe in much greater detail and with more of a positive angle than those published in England.
People under 18 can leave school, get a job, drive a car and pay taxes. Should they be allowed to vote too?
What’s the best thing I can do to help the climate? How long is the planet going to last? These questions and more answered by a climate scientist.
A survey shows the newest generation on the voting block is extremely cynical, and that drove record numbers of them out to vote.
Previous trauma, race and access to support all affect a survivor’s recovery.
Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour managed something huge in 2017, even if turnout hasn’t proved to be as high as expected.
The British Election Study results have called the notion of a 2017 ‘youthquake’ into question. But that doesn’t mean parties will abandon social media campaigning any time soon.
New research shows that not all young people are totally devastated by the referendum result.
Not-so-fun fact: more than half of 18- to 34-year-olds are in debt, owing over £8,000 each on average.
A survey of what young people perceive to be the biggest threat to Europe reveals some surprising information.
It nurtures empathy and rational thought.
Researchers spoke to young Muslims about how they engage with politics and their community.
Greens leader Richard Di Natale told Q&A that if there was a vote among people who are under 30 in Australia, there’d possibly be a Greens prime minister. What do the polls say?