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Mental Health among millennials at all time high

Millennials are considered an anxious generation, which is often attributed to an obsession with technology, overbearing parents and the stress that comes with trying to fit into a social media-driven world. But, according to experts, the anxiety and often depression experienced by young adults lies in uncertainty
discuss mental health

World Mental Health Day: MEPs, Commission and Young People set to discuss mental health...

Mental Health Europe (MHE) will mark World Mental Health Day (10 October 2018) by bringing together young people, politicians and experts to discuss mental health – the focus for this year’s World Mental Health Day
home ownership

Home ownership dream is still alive for UK teens

Two-thirds of UK teens still expect to own a home within the next ten years, according to a new report on the issues facing young people today
higher education

Higher education: Preparing students to be work-ready

Alison Watson, Programme Leader for BA Business at Arden University shares her views on how the higher education sector is helping to prepare students to be work-ready
opticians

The Association of British Dispensing Opticians to launch new national resource centre

The Association of British Dispensing Opticians is launching a new training facility for aspiring opticians, the ABDO National Resource Centre, to gain qualifications and pursue a career in optics 
science lessons

UK schools urged to do more to engage children in science lessons

87% of parents feel children would be more engaged with science lessons if teaching used the most advanced technology
e-cigarettes

The health risks of e-cigarettes in the face of rising teen use

Pamela J. Lein, PhD, Professor of Neurotoxicology at the University of California’s Davis/School of Veterinary Medicine details the pressing need to assess the health risks of e-cigarettes in the face of rising teen use
plastic pollution

Young people fight against plastic pollution

Young people across the country will join together to tackle plastic pollution through a new partnership between the UK Scouts and Government
Neets

Official figures show a decrease in UK Neets

There has been a welcome drop in the number of young people in the UK who are not in education, employment or training, known as Neets
career in construction

FMB calls for students to consider career in construction after research reveals growing pressure...

New research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has revealed that Half of the UK's 18-24-year-olds are four times more likely to experience pressure to study for a degree than +55-year-olds, as a result, the FMB has urged students to make a career in construction
young talent

What businesses must do to attract the best young talent

Manuelle Malot from EDHEC Business School explains what businesses must do to attract the best young talent
youth unemployment

Unemployment rate falls further, with record low youth unemployment

The unemployment rate has fallen further this month, to 4%, and the proportion of young people who are unemployed and not in full-time education is at a record low of 4.7% 
disability

Research reveals adolescents should go to the gym to reduce the risk of disability

A new study has revealed that muscular weakness is directly linked with disability later on in life, but exercise could help reduce the risk 
household chores

Millennials wiling to pay someone to complete handy tasks and household chores

The younger generation may be digital natives who know the ins and outs of the latest apps and social media platforms, but it seems they’re not as ‘handy’ at tasks or household chores compared to the older generation
children’s mental health

Government plan for children’s mental health should ensure eating disorders are treated fast

The Government has today published plans to extend mental health provision in English schools and colleges, following a public consultation last year Reacting to the announcement that the Government will fund new Mental Health Support Teams in schools and colleges and encourage them to appoint members of staff to coordinate...
education plans

Education Secretary publishes new compulsory health and relationship education plans

All schools will teach children about good physical and mental health, how to stay safe on and offline, and the importance of healthy relationships under bold new plans published today by Education Secretary Damian Hinds
speech, language and communication needs

What next for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs?

Mary Hartshorne, I CAN’s Head of Evidence shares her thoughts on the report Bercow: Ten Years On and the next steps for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs
Young people living independently

Young people living independently need a stable foundation of housing and income if they...

The committee calls on the UK government to do more to help young people living independently take advantage of training and employment opportunities
equal the voting age

Taking steps to equal the voting age across the UK

The Association of Colleges and the National Union of Students have launched a campaign which aims to equal the voting age across the UK to 16
inequalities in youth unemployment

Government announces £90 million programme to tackle inequalities in youth unemployment

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the launch of an innovative programme to address ethnic inequalities in youth unemployment and to help disadvantaged young people get into work

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