A well-known television program – the Up Series – charted the life of a group of children every seven years since they were seven years old, ‘Seven Up’ being the first in the series. The latest instalment of this longitudinal study was aired in 2013, when the participants were aged 56.
On a smaller scale, we asked the Year 4 students of 2012 what they would like to be when they grow up. Now, four years on, we have asked the same question of these students who are now in Junior Secondary, in Year 8. On the whole, career choices have changed, except for the stalwart and passionate devotees of certain pathways to their future. In a surprising twist for these students, we invited industry representatives to a photo shoot and to speak with the students about their potential career choices.
Read the full article in the 2016 Winter Edition of Pax et Bonum.