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Shift Happens with Australian relevance


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Shift Happens with Australian relevance

  1. 7. The 2% of the population in China with the highest IQs
  2. 8. of Australia
  3. 9. They have more gifted & talented students, than we have students
  4. 15. UK
  5. 16. It is estimated that
  6. 18. According to former US Secretary of Education Richard Riley…
  7. 27. According to BBC News, a new blog is created every second .
  8. 28. There are over 188 million registered users of MySpace (as of October 2007)
  9. 29. If MySpace were a country, it would be the 5 th most populous in the world (between Indonesia and Brazil)
  10. 31. 100 Australians sign up to facebook every hour
  11. 32. 1,400,000 UK pupils have their own web page.
  12. 34. Worldwide, there are over 2.7 billion searches performed on Google each month
  13. 39. It is estimated that a week’s worth of The Times…
  14. 45. For students starting a three-year university degree, this means that . . .
  15. 46. half of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by the end of their studies.
  16. 48. fibre
  17. 52. Australia is one of the highest consumers of gaming software in the world on a per capita basis.
  18. 53. 75% of Australian computer game users are over 18
  19. 54. The Philippines is the text-messaging capital of the world: over 160 million texts are sent per day
  20. 55. The average Australian teen regularly uses their mobile phone in 8 different ways
  21. 56. Around 61% of Australian teenagers own a mobile phone, a computer, and a games console.
  22. 57. 71% of Australian kids play video games at least once a fortnight
  23. 58. 72% of teachers never play computer games