The Evening Standard’s, Anna Davis interviewed Suzie Longstaff last week about the appointment of an Entrepreneur in Residence at Putney High.
“Headmistress Suzie Longstaff said she wants pupils to develop“real-world” skills, adding:“Academic excellence is central to what we do at Putney High School, but when you consider that 80 per cent of our junior school pupils will one day be working in jobs that don’t even exist today, it is essential that we do everything we can to‘future-proof’ their education. Having [Ms Cruse] will support those aims.
“The Nineties saw a decline in manufacturing jobs. I see the middle half of the 21st century seeing huge changes in the service industry as apps replace advisers and computers and AI replace humans.”
“The jobs that will be required will require innovation, creativity and technical skills.”Read more.