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Chapter 2: Understanding Adolescent Development
Through reading and reflecting on the content of this chapter you will begin to:
- recognise how different definitions of adolescence shape our response to adolescents
- know the principle theories of adolescence and how they have shaped our understanding
- relate these theories to our emerging understanding of brain development
- have an opportunity to reflect on how these theories help inform PSHE education.
An experienced colleague in a large secondary school told me recently that he was facing one of the most difficult challenges of his career. Having advanced through the school as ...