16th November 22
Here at DLD we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of education, adapting to the needs of the educational market and providing future-proof learning opportunities to our students. We take on board the changing landscape and prepare our pupils for real-world-ready careers outside of the traditional curriculum.
“A 2019 study polling more than 2,000 parents revealed that almost a fifth of British children aged 11-16 wanted to be social media influencers when they grow up (second only to doctor in the most popular careers list, and only just above YouTuber, which ranked number three)”. With the career goals of this generation changing, at DLD we regognise the importance of embracing the change an adapting to it.
Dr Sarah Watson, Vice-Principal Academic, says the approach is quite realistic; ‘At DLD, we take an in-depth academic approach in guiding our students to look at ‘influencing’ as a potential career choice,’ Dr Watson says, ‘should this spark their curiosity.
Read the full article on the School House Magazine website here.