Impacts and Awards
Independent evaluation of impact, effectiveness and fidelity
- The Talk About Alcohol programme is evidenced to significantly raise the age of onset of drinking through the delivery of 4 lessons in Year 8 and 2 top up lessons in Year 9 (NFER 2013).
- This effect gets significantly stronger as teenagers get older (NFER 2015).
- It is equally effective for ethnic minorities (NFER 2013).
- It is effective in areas of multiple deprivation where alcohol-related harms for under 18s are highest in England (2016 UCL Institute of Education).
Impact and reach
The AET Talk About Alcohol programme is selected as best practice by
European Platform for Investment in Children Promising Practice
Early Intervention Foundation
Awards and recognition
Children and Young People Now! 2022 Finalist for best early intervention awards
Teach Secondary Awards 2021
Private Education and Development Awards 2019
Education Resource Awards 2019 highly commended for best secondary school resource
Alcohol Awareness for Young People Award (2018) from the Chris Donovan Trust
Inspiring Wellbeing Awards 2018 – Outstanding contribution to Wellbeing
Charity Times Finalist for best small charity of the year 2017
Chris Donovan Alcohol Awareness for Young People Award 2018