Some Research According to a survey of teachers in the UK conducted in 2008 by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers, young people most frequently chose sports stars as role models, followed by pop stars. Many, however, simply aspired to be "famous for being famous", believing that fame and fortune could be easily accessed through reality television.
Have Role Models Changed? The world of celebrity Instagram, facebook, twitter mean the celebrity world is accessible to all Reality TV stars also now play a big part on social culture Role models not always positive
Final Thoughts We all have role models. We should take time to think “why do I model myself on that person?” Many of you will be role models for brothers/sisters, friends, people in clubs or classes you may not know very well. Your teachers know they are role models for you. They consciously model politeness, enthusiasm and a positive approach to study. Are you a role model to others? If so what kind of role model are you?