There is no doubt that we are doing it tough here in Australia. Jobs have been lost and the economy will take another hit.

Health issues, teenage pregnancy and a lack of access education are just a few challenges that are facing our friends around the globe.

Mark Chew’s latest blog might not fix our problems but they might help put things into a little bit of PERSPECTIVE. Read it here at www.markchew.com.au/new-blog

excert from Mark Chew’s blog below;

The most obvious impact of school closures has been on student learning. Unfortunately, even before this public health crisis, the developing world was already experiencing a learning crisis.

 

Fifty-three percent of children in low and middle income countries cannot read and understand a basic text at age 10. Now, as learning switches to remote platforms, this crisis is not only likely to exacerbate but also deepen along the divides between those advantaged to access them and those disadvantaged who cannot.

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