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Teach Inspire Create

Our virtual hub of information and inspiration for creative educators.

Teach Inspire Create is our annual programme of digital events, combining keynote speeches, creative workshops and introductions to our qualifications, delivered by our team of experts and leading industry creatives and professionals. It's a programme that gives us the opportunity to connect with our community, share best practice and strengthen our approach as educators.

Let us bring the industry to you as you teach, inspire and create this year.

Teach Inspire Create 2021



  • JR (French, born 1983). Migrants, Mayra, Picnic across the Border, Tecate, Mexico - U.S.A, 2017. Installation image. Wheat-pasted poster on table.
    Can Art Change the World? with Saatchi Gallery

    October 2021, Date TBC. Explore how collaborative practice can initiate change in a community.

What’s happened so far?

We invited some truly inspiring guests to share insights into their practice in the first phase of the programme.

We learned about the power of sustainable design with the help of environmental design agency, Hubbub, and Professor in Design for Sustainable Futures, Carole Collet. We heard from disabled digital artist, Jason Wilsher-Mills, on the life-changing impact of adopting technology in design. Our CPD Participants also enhanced their practice by attending sessions on embedding maths in creative teaching and using digital tools to create playful and innovative performances.

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    Creativity, Imagination and Freedom in UAL's Creative Media qualifications

    Julian Watkiss worked as the Programme Leader for Creative Media at Bridgewater and Taunton College for many years, he is now a UAL Awarding Body Senior External Moderator. Read this blog on how he feels UAL Creative Media qualifications encapsulate creativity, imagination and freedom.

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    How bold and creative teaching can shape the future

    Teach Inspire Create keynote speaker Joe Townsend break's down his his route into teaching and how his varied learning and performing experiences over the years have influenced his risk-taking and entrepreneurial-focused style of teaching.

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    Collage and textiles by Lucie Hands

    A Visual Arts Q&A with Senior External Moderator, Ian Parker

    In preparation for A spotlight on Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Visual Arts on 22 April, we asked Senior External Moderator, Ian Parker, some questions about the benefits of adding this new qualification to an existing arts portfolio.

  • A picture of Jason Wilsher-Mills and his work
    Jason Wilsher-Mills

    My journey to 'embracing the pixel': discovering technology's creative potential

    In preparation for his Inspire keynote session on 30 April: Embracing the pixel, we asked disabled digital artist, Jason Wilsher-Mills, to tell us more about his journey to adopting digital technologies in his creative practice. What starts out as necessity later becomes the key to unlocking a wealth of creative potential and accessible art. Read on to find out more about his inspiring story.


Tips and Tricks for Creative Media students with Scribbles to Screen

Digital Play: Performance making, an insight into the research

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