Trainee Design and Technology Teacher currently in PGCE. Blogging about all things design.

Teaching - strong subject knowledge in Textiles and Product design. Willingness to learn new skills to enhance my own learning and that to others. With experience in challenging behaviour and management in that, differentiated techniques used with a high percentage of EAL pupils in school cohort and lessons taught. Experienced in teaching Textiles, Product Design, Woodwork and Food technology so far.


  • Highly motivated person
  • Dedicated to succeed in any job or task given
  • Dedicated to the development of teaching and learning, the well being of pupils and safeguarding
  • Willingness to learn new skills and work hard
  • Strong communication skills this has came through industry experience, employment and school placement

Fashion/ Textiles skills; pattern repeat, half drop, block, mirror, placement print, screen printing, hand painting, fabric dyeing, flocking, machine embroidery,  hand embroidery, hand embellishment, pattern cutting, pattern making, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, laser cutting, 2D design, felting, weaving, knitting, fabric manipulation, heat transfer printing )

Product design skills;

Art skills; acrylic painting, watercolour painting, analytical drawing, marbling, mixed media techniques, clay modelling,

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