There is a strong relationship between a low socioeconomic background and low financial literacy.
Financial literacy is more than numeracy, it requires a healthy scepticism of financial institutions and confidence in making financial decisions.
Whoever buys Coles will have a huge store network.
Spinning off Coles is a great example of how good Wesfarmers is at entering and exiting markets.
The thorny devil, one of Australia’s many remarkable and unique animals.
Most of Australia's plants and animals are found nowhere else on Earth. This remarkable biodiversity requires a bolder, brighter conservation vision.
If consumers are unsure of how that data was collected and used they are likely to reject the personalised content.
Brands need to build trust by being transparent about how they collect data.
Currently, only 10% of teachers in primary education are male.
It has been predicted we will need 1,627 more classes for primary students nationally before 2025, and to respond to this demand we need to fix the gender imbalance in the teacher workforce.
Even when teachers are supporting specific learning difficulties (such as dyslexia), it’s important to expand boys’ repertoire of positive reading experiences.
Moving away from direct instruction and teaching to the test and towards making sure boys enjoy reading will improve outcomes.
Coles was once the market leader thanks to its ‘down down’ low pricing marketing.
Coles plans to compete with competitors by moving away from low prices to a focus on other attributes, such as sustainability, local produce and community.
Head teachers in the UK argue teachers and children benefit from school holidays as it motivates them to work harder during the term.
While cutting the long summer holidays would help working parents, it may not be so great for teachers who need to plan and do professional development, and kids who need a rest.
Pengumpulan besar-besaran set data yang bisa dicari, dikumpulkan, dan direferensi silang dinamakan Big Data.
Meningkatnya investasi asing dalam ekonomi digital menunjukkan bahwa sudah saatnya ada diskusi nasional untuk memastikan warga tidak dieksploitasi.
The collection of huge data sets that can be searched, collected and cross-referenced is called Big Data.
Increased foreign investment in the digital economy means a national conversation is needed to ensure that citizens don't get exploited.
Malcolm Turnbull gave several justifications for his ban on ministers having sexual relationships with their staff.
Banning relationships is likely to be ineffective and may result in disengagement, secrecy and resentment by employees of the encroachment of employment policies into genuinely private matters.
The Closing the Gap targets miss out on other aspects of economic well-being.
Australia is on track to meet its 'Closing the Gap' employment target, but more than a decade late.
King tides now regularly breach seawalls meant to protect Torres Strait Island communities, and it happened again last week.
King tides and rising seas are an increasing and predictable threat, but adaptation plans to limit the damage to coastal property are still not managing the political obstacles.
In a new study, various creators described the process of obtaining copyright permission as ‘incredibly stressful’, ‘terrifying’ and ‘a total legal nightmare’.
A new study has found copyright law can act as a deterrent to creation, rather than an incentive for it.
Australia could benefit from driverless car development and technology.
Traditional car manufacturing may have gone from Australia with a loss of jobs, but one senior figure in the motor industry sees a potential for new jobs thanks to driverless cars.
In Chinese, the phrase “rice bunny” is pronounced as “mi tu” and has become a nickname for the #MeToo campaign.
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After the hashtag #MeTooInChina was blocked by Chinese authorities in mid-January, social media users made creative use of nicknames and emojis to evade censorship and highlight harassment.
Banning certain pesticides in Australia isn’t a panacea for bees.
Australian bees have so far avoided the 'colony collapse' devastating hives around the world, but there's growing pressure for a ban on certain insecticides blamed for bee deaths.
In Australia, wage growth is lagging productivity growth across most sectors of the economy.
The productivity gains businesses get some automating some jobs, aren't being passed on to workers in higher wages, evidence shows.
We need to redesign our records so that they are more accessible.
Storing sensitive papers in a filing cabinet makes no sense when we could digitise them and control access.
China has introduced the Social Credit System in 12 demonstration cities.
Millions of Chinese citizens have been blacklisted by Chinese authorities from booking flights or high speed train tickets due to low social credit scores.