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#Adulting 101

Smile (or sigh) for your licence renewal  In a rare plus side of the pandemic for those of us who hate paperwork, there’s been a long reprieve on renewing expired driving licences. But the grace period is nearly over: you have until 31 August to renew your driving licence if it expired between 26 March …

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Covid drives high school dropout rate

Data from the National Income Dynamics Study – Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey (or NIDS-CRAM to its friends) reveals that up to 750 000 pupils have dropped out of the formal schooling system since the pandemic began. Researchers say that’s nearly three times the country’s already-high school dropout rate. 😔 The harrowing figure is another clear …

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