Impacts & 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).
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Best practice programme

The Talk About Alcohol programme is selected as best practice by European Platform for investment in Children Promising Practice and Early Intervention Foundation.
Impacts & Awards

European Platform for Investment in Children Promising Practice

Impacts & Awards

Early Intervention Foundation

Progress & Impact reports

Progress & Impact report 2023

Progress & Impact report 2022

Progress & Impact report 2021

Progress & Impact report 2020

Evaluation reports

Evaluation of the Alcohol Education Trust’s Talk about Alcohol Intervention: Longer-Term Follow up National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) 2015

The Centre for Analysis of Youth Transitions (CAYT) - Talk About Alcohol

Talk About Alcohol: an Evaluation of the Alcohol Education Trust’s Intervention in Secondary Schools National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) 2013

Awards & Recognition
Children and Young People Now!

Children and Young People Now!

Finalist for best early intervention awards

Education Resource Awards

Education Resource Awards

Highly commended for best secondary school resource

Inspiring Wellbeing Awards

Inspiring Wellbeing Awards

Outstanding contribution to Wellbeing

Teach Secondary Awards

Teach Secondary Awards

Alcohol Awareness for Young People Award

Alcohol Awareness for Young People Award

From the Chris Donovan Trust

Charity Times

Charity Times

Finalist for best small charity of the year

Private Education and Development Awards

Private Education and Development Awards