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Two of our Artist Tutors, Charly Liddle and Sam Burt, spent a fantastic day at Bailey Green Primary School in February delivering a fun and creative music and art workshop to year 6 pupils. The overall message was to...
Computer Science is back…with a new twist and a new mentor! This year we have Dani Walsh, Software Engineer at BorgWarner Inc, with heaps of experience in the information technology and services industry. Dani was warmly welcomed as the creative...
I'm so excited to be leading a new creative area on this year’s TICE Programme, Textiles and Surface Design! We kicked off with our first insight session with the school who is piloting our new creative area, Churchill...
"Creative writing. Let's do a creative writing programme!"  This is what happens when you work with Jenny. She has an idea. A quiet little idea. In your kitchen with an unassuming cup of tea. And then here you are. Signing in at...
Breaking into the fashion industry is the dream of millions, yet for most, it’s difficult to know where to start. How do you figure out what the fashion industry really is about and how to figure out if it’s...
Day 2: After joining the work experience team, I met the students as they entered their final day of the Textiles and Surface Design Explore Stage at the Design school at Northumbria University. Charly began the day by giving the group...
With the TICE Fashion strand well underway, I joined the work experience team as the students entered the Explore Stage on their TICE journey. My name is Mia and I’m a fashion student with a passion for creating and...
TICE Music Insight Stage commenced in December 2017 for the 10th anniversary of TICE Programme. Sam (Music mentor) was thrilled to find out he had many students to work with this year, all from the following schools: Burnside BEC,...
Pen, paper and creative brains at the ready! TICE Graphics mentor, Mark Pattinson, had the pleasure of visiting two schools in the North-East region for this year’s Insight Stage – Hebburn Comprehensive School and John Spence Community High School....
With lightbox in hand, mentor Lee Casey made her way to St Wilfrid’s RC College and Burnside BEC for the TICE Creative Enterprise Insight Stage. It all commenced with an overview of the day including an introduction to Lee and hearing about her inspiring career, Open...