The technology enabling kids to continue school could be having an impact on their health

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As the world embarks on the biggest educational experiment in history with remote learning, a major new study has unearthed troubling findings about the impact technology is having on kids health.


The University of New South Wales' Gonski Institute has just released the first in a series of growing up digital reports on how a new generation is coping with technology.


Based on interviews with almost 1900 principals, teachers and school staff it found a huge spike in behavioural problems and that many students are showing up too tired to learn.

Connor Duffy from ABC News has interviewed Professor Pasi Sahlberg about the research. 

Duration: 3min 10sec

Broadcast: Thu 16 Apr 2020, 8:00am

Listen to the interview online here