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Talk at Mealtime

Added 21 Jul 2013 | Updated 27 Jul 17

Read our report that finds children and young people who sit down to eat dinner and talk with their family are more confident communicators than those who do not. 

This short report also explores how many young people sit down with their family at mealtimes, how often they talk with their family when they do and the relationship between mealtime talk and young people’s confidence in and attitudes towards communication skills. 

We surveyed 34,910 children and young people aged eight to 16 in November/December 2012.

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