Now is a great time to take a few minutes out of our busy lives and ask yourself not only about your own mental health, but the impact your organisation’s activities have the mental health of its audience/participants. In this blog article, Culture Counts' Kathryn O'Brien reflects on the significance of Mental Health Week, and how our relationship with art - namely music - can impact our wellbeing.
Kathryn recently joined Culture Counts’ Melbourne team as a Client Relationship Officer. Prior to joining, she worked for a major performing arts company across the operations, artistic, education and community outreach teams. She has also worked in different types of libraries, including the specialist library for the arts company, public and academic libraries. Today, she talks about libraries and their ever-changing role in today's world.
New Zealand’s first ‘wellbeing budget’ was delivered last week by Minister of Finance Grant Robertson. As the second budget from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Labour-led coalition government, it signals important changes to policy formulation.
For those seeking to extract more meaning from any data they have at their disposal – or even just hoping to minimise the mental or cognitive effort required of the audience, be it stakeholders, clients, customers, or even your bosses! – Storytelling with Data is an invaluable resource.
On May 18, 2019 we launched a new feature called ‘survey properties’. We wanted to talk about what it is, why it’s important and what it means for the future of Culture Counts.
It’s important your data is reliable if you want to make evidence-based decisions with confidence. A common roadblock to this is survey bias sneaking into evaluations and skewing results. We asked our resident Data Scientist to walk us through 6 common types of bias, and how to combat them.