FOR someone who deals in words, more often it’s numbers that stop me in my tracks. The number of weekends I have left to enjoy if I live to 90 — just 2080. The amount a share I’ve been eyeing off has gone up since the end of October when I neglected to buy it [...]
Although we marry "for better for worse, for richer for poorer," this study is among the first to demonstrate that the personality traits of the spouse we choose may play a role in determining whether our chosen career makes us richer or poorer. - Gerry Everding via Spouse's personality influences career success, study finds.
An article in The Age recently opened up, yet again, the discussion around education and the pros and cons of a conservative approach to teaching and learning or a more innovative, creative approach. It made for thought-provoking reading. I make no apology for being a huge fan of Sir Ken Robinson and his ideals of [...]
Many young teachers who begin their training with high motivation and noble ideals are exhausted or almost burnt out within a few years on the job, new research has shown. The latest findings from a continuing study by researchers at Monash University revealed more than one in four new teachers suffered from "emotional exhaustion" shortly [...]