A report by Deloitte Access Economics has estimated that 39.8% of Australians aren’t getting enough sleep, a problem that may be impacting productivity at a cost of $17.9 billion or $2,418 per person per year. I don’t know how enough was determined, or who valued the link between tiredness and the cost to the economy. … Continue reading Good Night, Sleep Tight and turn off that Blue Light.
I came across a column by a former Australian politician, Mark Latham, on the state of literacy in schools. He wrote ‘we are witnessing the death of student writing and reading skills. The 2018 NAPLAN results produced the weakest standard of high school writing in the 10 years of the testing process. More than one-fifth … Continue reading Are you seeking a gob?