As the lockdown began, Role Models had to make rapid changes to continue to bring their life skills courses to children around the world. Fortunately, the company succeeded in moving its resilience and growth mindset-based classes online – and they have seen major growth in applications.
For founder and managing director Hugo Shephard, this has been a significant step forward in the business’ ultimate goal of teaching one million children how to “communicate well, collaborate effectively, think critically, solve problems creatively and lead brilliantly, so that they can shape their future and those around them.”
On Role Models’ courses, children learn useful life skills that will form a robust foundation for all the learning that lies ahead. Since its founding in late 2013, the company has pioneered the development of several courses to set children up with the skills they will need to succeed in the 21st century. Role