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Teenagers tackling tough questions

Young People are not what they were!!! The press loves to make that kind of statement when they report yet another example of unruly behaviour.

Youth Leaders Dave Fenton

Two thoughts arise. Unruly behaviour by adults rarely gets reported and not all young people behave in unruly ways. But I wonder if such reporting gives rise to the perception that young people are generally out of control and always behave badly at school or in public. A group of young people together ‘having fun’ can appear quite daunting, but it’s often quite harmless if a little more noisy than most adult gatherings.