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Subjects Taught


Hourly RateOnline Lessons
Hourly Rate
Secondary £30.00£27.00

Craft and Design

Hourly RateOnline Lessons
Hourly Rate
Secondary £30.00£27.00
GCSE £30.00£27.00
A-Level £45.00£40.50
University £50.00£45.00
Casual Learner £30.00£27.00

Health / Social Care

Hourly RateOnline Lessons
Hourly Rate
Secondary £30.00£27.00
GCSE £30.00£27.00

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Personal Description:

design, interior furnishings and decorating interior spaces. Originally trained in fashion textiles at Chelsea College of art and design and a and a masters in industrial design studies from Central St Martin College of Art & design
I am a detail oriented, resourceful and creative interior decorative design artist and design and style coach. My career within the creative industries has led me to hold positions such as tutor/lecturer in art, design and technology, curriculum manager, head of school, art and design faculty director. I develop and write curriculum programmes across levels and within the subject areas of design and construction and design and technology.
I work extensively to develop individuals and groups, to empower their vision of others in order to transform lives.

I am a published author in business enterprise and NLP life coach
A director of a volunteer organisation supporting women and families through change and development of lifestyles and education.

Tutoring Experience:

I have over 28 years’ experience in teaching and learning including teaching, education management and industry design development. I carry out my work with individuals and groups at various levels of their learning journey. Examples of the subject areas that I have taught include areas such as:

• Foundation Fashion and textiles
• Foundation in Art & Design
• Design and technology - Textile
• Design for interiors – Decorative arts & interiors, Interior furnishing
• Business studies, start-ups and enterprise
• Basic and functional skills
• Career and employability
• Teacher trainer skills
• Health & Social Care
• Fabric surface decoration tutorials
• Research and design development
• Portfolio presentation for the creative industry

• Workshops
Experimental drawing
Interior decorative arts for walls and furnishings
Creative cushions and curtains making
Handmade bags
• Stencilling
Paper Mache
• Decoupage

I regularly coach and mentor students in portfolio development and sketch book building. I currently work as an education consultant and a design and style coach. I have experience with children, young adults, adults groups and degree students.

Tutoring Approach:

I have taught individuals and large groups. I am a very friendly and outgoing teacher and passionately believe that learning should be creative and fun. I use a design approach in engaging with my student in order to enable each individual to engage in the process of learning and development. My approach is to enable the teaching experience to be fun, inspiring, passionate and energetic. Teaching is tailored to suit the needs and levels of each individual, from traditional approaches through to experimental workshops.

Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • Intenational Teaching Semimar (ITS) (2004) - NLP Master Practioner (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
  • Westminster Adult Education (2001) - Decorating Interiors (College) (✘ Not On File)
  • Central St Matrins (2000) - Design Studies (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
  • Chelsea College of Art & Design (1983) - Fashion Textiles Design (College) (✘ Not On File)

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