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Lessons offered by Christine
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Art history
  • Design
Levels
  • All Levels

Art Design and Textiles GCSE A level Btec and Advanced Course Tuition

Methodology

I have taught a wide range of subjects related to art and design for 16 years, to a broad age group of learners. The experience I have gained has taught me to be adaptable to different learner’s needs. Before I became a full time Lecturer at Preston’s College, I taught at different Schools and Colleges, which gave me an insight to how different education establishments operate and highlighted how important it is to be flexible at all times and adaptable to change in order to move forward and improve the learning experience. I am also known as a Textile artist and exhibit my work whenever possible which helps to keep my teaching up to date and motivating for the learners.

Background

I have a BA Hons Degree in Textiles embroidery from Manchester Metropolitan University. I have taught Art and Textiles for 16 years and I am also a designer maker and exhibit my work. I currently teach part time and enjoy working with different people and helping them to achieve their goals to either go onto University or go into employment.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £20/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £115
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £200
Lessons offered by Christine
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Art history
  • Design
Levels
  • All Levels

Christine 's CV

Curriculum Vitae

PERSONALSTATEMENT

I have taught a wide range of subjects related to art and design for 16 years, to a broad age group of learners. The experience I have gained has taught me to be adaptable to different learner’s needs. Before I became a full time Lecturer at Preston’s College, I taught at different Schools and Colleges, which gave me an insight to how different education establishments operate and highlighted how important it is to be flexible at all times and adaptable to change in order to move forward and improve the learning experience. I am also known as a Textile artist and exhibit my work whenever possible which helps to keep my teaching up to date and motivating for the learners.

I have written short creative courses and managed a team as a Programme Team Leader for Creative and Digital Arts. I am a great believer in encouraging and motivating the learners to feel good about their achievements and one of the projects I put in place was to create a fashion/art show for the learners so that they can become motivated, and enthusiastic about showcasing their talent, which encourages independence and confidence, I did this for 7 very successful years.

I feel very passionately about giving something back to the community and making a difference where ever possible. I have worked with a lot of different people throughout my years of teaching and as an artist. Working with people of all ages and backgrounds is the best part of my job, one of my strengths is having good interpersonal skills when working with different people. Some of them have learning difficulties, or are hard of hearing or partially sighted, and some are fun or challenging or difficult. It is so rewarding to see someone either turn their life around or enjoy taking part in activities that improve their quality of life and give them pleasure.

As the Programme team leader for the Art department at Preston’s College I managed equipment and materials required, I managed the budget for the fashion/Art show, and organised press releases for the show and other arts projects that I ran in the College. Some of these included working on the AquaDucked project and Crown Paints in Preston and Darwin, working with an Asian woman and children’s group in Manchester to make creative costumes and put on a fashion show.

I am always keen to undertake new training, to learn new skills which I can pass on to others, and for my personal achievement.


I currently teach vulnerable students at Brookfield SEN School in Poulton-Le-Fylde, I am a practicing textile artist and maker and I work for Pearson as a Standards Verifier.

I have a full driving license

EMPLOYMENT

Brookfield School SEN Poulton-Le-Fylde (part time) currant
Pearson Standards Verifier (part time) current
Preston’s college 2001 – 2015
Programme team leader - Creative and Digital Arts
A1 Assessor for Design and Cultural Appretniships
Lecturer – Art & Design – Textiles & Fashion – L1 L2 L3 L4
AQA – AS & A2 Fine Art – btec L1 L2 L3 – Access to HE in Art Design and Media Foundation Studies in Art and Design – City & Guilds Textiles/Embroidery
Ashton – on – Ribble Community and Science College
Textiles and Manufacturing - teaching long term supply



Freelance teaching 2001 – 2006
White Cross Adult Education Centre
NON-VOCATIONAL ART DESIGN AND TEXTILE COURSES
Lancaster University DCE
Non-Vocational Art Design and Textile Courses
Teaching short courses on Discovering Textile Arts and Discovering Indian Textiles
Lancaster & Morecambe College
Lancashire College
Teaching on Art and Design courses
Dallam TEC Milnthorpe
Teaching ONCW Textiles and Non-vocational Embroidery

Teaching on the Arts Festival Morecambe Lancashire County Council

Co-coordinating and teaching
‘Arts into schools’ projects with Fulwood High School & Arts Academy
The Harris Museum and Art Gallery,
‘Stories of the World’ 2012, involving Schools and Colleges working directly with the Harris, to curate an exhibition as part of the OLYMPIAD celebrations.

EDUCATION
2014
ECDL level 2

2012
A1 Apprenticeships Assessors Award

2001-2002
PGCE Teaching Certificate University of Central Lancashire

1997-2000
BA hons Degree in Textiles and Embroidery Manchester Metropolitan University

1996-1997
Foundation studies in Art & Design Lancaster and Morecambe College

1992-1995
City & Guilds Embroidery part one & two

1990-1992
Btec National Diploma in Art & Design Lancaster and Morecambe College

1970 -1975
Leventhorpe Secondary School Sawbridgeworth Hertfordshire

5 CSE’s English literature – English Language – Maths – Art – Humanities -
2 O Levels English Language – Art

TEXTILE ARTIST

JOURNALISM
2010 Written exhibition reviews for embroidery magazine

EXHIBITIONS
My Textile Art work is about historical storytelling, I enjoy working with people and learning about the stories they have to tell which are fascinating and I want to share this with others through exhibiting my work.



April 2000 July 2002
The Hating Museum Cojoba
Stockport Birkenhead
Six Textile tiles on permanent display

September 2000 July 2003
‘hung drawn and quartered’ Lancaster Museum
Helmshore Textile Museum ‘A Loom with a View’

June 2001
‘Corpus’ September 2003
Storey Gallery Burnley Textile Museum
Lancaster ‘A Loom with a View’

November 2001 June 2007
The Dukes Theatre the Platform Gallery
‘Solo Exhibition Clitheroe
Lancaster ‘Garment’

April 2002
Saddleworth Art Gallery
‘Make do and Mend’


November 2011 – January 2012 January 2010 January - March 2012
‘Ties that bind: Aprons’ Footsteps in the Sand ‘Shifting Sands’
Unit Twelve, Tixall heath Farm, The Dukes Theatre The Maritime Museum
Stafford Lancaster Lancaster

January - March 2013
‘Talking Textiles’
Shire Hall Gallery
Stafford

AWARDS
1996 ‘Vanishing Worlds’ 2000 K G Ponting Memorial Bursary
Charles Henry Foyle Trust to study eighteenth century costume
Award for stitched textiles at the Museum of Costume, Bath
Forge Mill Needle Museum
Redditch

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