Interesting article from BigThink about bringing back the shop class. It’s obviously an American slant, however the principle is just as relevant for Australia. 

Millennials are the first American generation who have not been taught how to use tools — wrenches, screws, saws, etc. — and that could have a negative effect on the country's trade industries. It could happen in Australia when you hear that the largest group of unemployed people in Australia fall into this demographic. 

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