We are motivated by the values that learning is the key to a better future. We want to help you deliver creative courses that will reinforce the enjoyment of learning and develop positive engagement with learners. Whether you want to find something specific or just keep up to date with developments.
Resources for creative projects, activities and assessment that provide enriching and inclusive learning experiences.
A simple way of sharing lesson plans, teaching resources and class materials.Read more.
The simple test is one of the best ways of finding out what your students know and understand. This article looks at using a quiz as a verification for learning tool.Read more.
Questioning society and its perspectives has always been a passion for artists and designers. This is a resource designed to promote an awareness of equality and diversity in our culture and help students generate their own manifesto for ethical behaviour.Read more.
We love sketchbooks! We love how they allow for experimentation, communication and development.
Collecting inspiration from a wide range of sources can really help students. This resource looks at some of the different opportunities there are online for creating digital collections of inspirational sources.Read more.
An experiment at integrating a brief and a sketchbook. After seeing so many briefs abandoned or unused, this is one way to make briefs more useful.Read more.
Quick and easy inspiration for working in a sketchbook.Read more.
Critique, evaluation and reflection are all essential tools to help drive key creative decisions and are as indispensable as pencil and paper!
How to develop evaluation skills in art, design and media to improve progress and development.Read more.
After writing so much about the positives of presentation, I thought it seemed a great idea to show something that really stood out. This article is about a presentation that one of my students did recently that really shone.Read more.
Developing critical reflective practice for creative students. An article on reflective practice and a reflective learning resource.Read more.
Ideas and practical solutions to delivery in all areas of art, design and media, covering both theory and practice.
Add to the texture of paintings and drawings, through mixed media colour paint creation. A useful lesson for art and design students.Read more.
Adding to an art and design project through making colours from natural materials to enhance the image. A lesson plan to use for art and design.Read more.
Stories are amazing. Adding sound to creative work is easy and adds and exciting aspect to work.Read more.
We really want to see a combination of informed ideas and personal responses, which comes through research and analysis.
Critical analysis is such an important aspect of creative practice. This article looks at ways of developing critical analysis skills.Read more.
Looking at books is a wonderful way of learning about art, design and media. This resource uses a reflection method to help students engage with the library and books.Read more.
Personal investigations are incredibly rewarding and provide valuable insight, knowledge and practical skills.Read more.
Engaging the audience by sharing, discussing, promoting, presenting and exhibiting.
Presenting work in a final exhibition might be the first time students have really engaged with a wide audience. This article explores ways of making the process of producing a successful exhibition easier for students.Read more.
1 to 1 and alternative tutorial methods in art, design and media education. Different approaches to creative tutorials to support the student.Read more.
This article looks at ways of developing presentation skills and using these to improve creative practice.Read more.