About Me


imageWelcome to my creative perspective on education.. After working in the Secondary sector for 8 years and progressing up to Head of Art, I moved to FE last year to continue to share my enthusiasm for creative teaching.

Currently working as ‘Learning and Skills Lead’ for Art and Photography (which also includes Fashion) in Lincoln.

I am really passionate about my job and LOVE teaching such a creative subject.


My freelance and consultancy work

Alongside my ‘day job’ I also work as a freelance education consultant and can provide support for teacher training and mentoring, INSET training and practical creative workshops. I specialise in creative teaching methods and engaging strategies across the education sector.


My passion for good quality learning experiences has also led me to develop my education resources range. This has been a labour of love and has evolved into something that I have now added to the range of products and services that I offer to help you to explore different ways to inject a little creative style into your classroom.

If you would like further information on my education training, would like to make a booking or would like to discuss a bespoke package including resources relevant to your learners.. please email me on: mrsartytextiles@gmail.com to discuss your requirements.

How to create a ‘Quirky Classroom’

It’s been a long time coming.. but my first education book is nearly here! Due to be published in spring of 2017, my “Quirky Classroom” book is full of tried and tested ideas and digital downloads to enable you to have a creative edge without the hassle of you spending ages making the resources yourself. A sample chapter is available on my How to Create a ‘Quirky Classroom’ page… watch this space for more information and updates on the publishing date!

You can find me on twitter too if you fancy a chat ..I’m at @mrsartytextiles 

Thank you for reading!

Gemma x


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