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Benefits from more space?
They have more space to learn and develop their skills
More space means more personalised education.
Data released by the Department for Education today reveals that 8.4 per cent of all secondary school classes now have between 31 and 35 pupils, up from 7.7 per cent last year and considerably higher than the 5.6 per cent recorded in 2014.
With class sizes rising, it is imperative that students have more space
More space means less claustrophobic learning environment
Easier to focus with more space
They can offer better services with smaller class sizes and less workload
Not only are teachers taking larger classes, but they’re also being asked to teach more hours with less help from support staff.
75% of teachers find their workload unmanageable according to the Teacher Network Survey, based in Zurich with more than 1000 responses from UK teachers
There is more room for extracurricular facilities
Allows students to develop interests outside of schoolwork and become more well-rounded individuals
More space allows businesses to hire more employees
More employees prevents as much stress in the current employees
Work gets done at a faster rate as the overall psyche of the workers improves
Shared office space can fight loneliness, which impedes work as it can develop into depression
In this way it also benefits owners
Is More Space Harmful to?
Unhealthy obsession with filling up their space with more items
Laziness means that they are less inclined to clean up that larger space
Tidying up is just too much effort
Machine to clean up
Machine to make a mess so that they get better at tidying up
Issues do work spaces face?
Lack of sleep affects workers and students
Most adults sleep for less than 6 hours
Workload becomes more unmanageable as students get older
Lack of sleep contributes to stress
Workload increasing for teachers
Health problems in sleep deprivation
Type 2 diabetes
Many people just can't sleep because of the work they have to take home
Waking up too early is a problem
Messes up circadian rhythm to sleep too late and wake up too early
Most teenagers sleep for anywhere in between 7 and 7.25 hours
Experts recommend 9.25 hours of sleep for teenagers. As a result these factors are all affected.
In countries such as the USA, where 16-year-olds are allowed to drive, extreme sleep deprivation can lead to momentary lapses in alertness, which can prove fatal
Sedentary lifestyle in workers
Leads to many health problems
High blood pressure
Is more/better space needed?
Will we know we've succeeded?
When workers' mental health improves.
Students start performing better
Less clutter as businesses optimise their space and work gets done at a faster rate
Therefore, to increase the quality of that little amount of sleep is paramount