For teachers and career leaders

Lesson plan: Introducing the creative industries

Learning objectives

This lesson is designed for secondary school students of all abilities.  It is designed to be approximately one hour long but can be adapted.

By the end of the lesson students will:

  • Understand what is meant by the term 'creative industries'
  • Be familiar with the 12 sub-sectors and the range of different opportunities
  • Have reflected on what holds people back from entering the creative industries
  • Discovered the difference between being freelance and being employed

Slideshow and teacher notes

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