Education’s role in physiological, psychological, and sociological influences on adolescents

Holly Harris

BA (Hons) Children and Young People
Newcastle College

ABSTRACT

This article sets out to explore the impact of physiological, psychological and sociological factors upon the period of adolescence. It begins by analysing the relation between adolescence and education and training, exploring the NEET agenda and policies developed to address this. The article makes use of Hall’s theory of storm and stress to inform an analysis of factors that impact upon adolescence, and the relationship between adolescence and education and training. Lastly, the influence of social media is analysed in order to further explore factors that impact upon adolescence self-esteem, overall education and mental health within the 21st Century.

KEYWORDS: Adolescence, NEET, Education and Training, Social Media.

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Article Data:

  • Author: Holly Harris
  • Title: Education’s role in physiological, psychological, and sociological influences on adolescents
  • Issue: Seven Bridges Vol. 6 (2018)
  • Publication date: 05/07/18