Teacher focus group + free ticket to ‘Victoria on TV’ lecture – Saturday 9th December

Kensington Palace are looking for Art teachers to take part in a focus group to help shape a new KS5 learning programme based on their fashion collection.

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Posted: 10/03/2022

They are developing an exciting new learning programme for KS5 students at
Kensington Palace based on their historic fashion collection and are looking for
Art & Design/Textiles teachers to help them shape it.


The Learning programme will be aimed at KS5 Art and Design, Textiles and
Fashion students and will focus on our fashion collection and it’s social,
cultural and historical context. The programme will include:

  • The
    opportunity to learn from fashion curators, conservators and other experts
  • Real
    historic artefacts from our handling collection of clothes and accessories from
    the last 300 years
  • Teacher
    CPD sessions
  • Online

Focus group details

We would like to invite you to a focus group at the palace on Saturday
9th December
with other Art & Design teachers to discuss our
ideas for the programme and get your feedback.

In return for your time we offer:

  • Free
    entry to ‘Victoria on TV’, part of our adult learning team’s ‘Brunchtime
    Lectures ’ series. The speakers will be Michael Howells, Production Designer on
    the ITV series ‘Victoria’ and Deirdre Murphy, HRP Senior Curator with
    responsibility for our Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection. You can read more
    about the event here https://www.hrp.org.uk/kensington-palace/explore/brunchtime-lecture-queen-victoria-on-tv/#gs.qOoD3jg
  • Free
    entry to the palace including the very popular Diana exhibition
  • Lunch
    and refreshments
  • A
    chance to network with colleagues and help shape a new learning programme

The proposed timings for the day will be:

 11am – 12.30 Victoria on TV lecture

12.30 – 1pm Lunch

1pm – 3pm Focus group

You are welcome to explore the palace after the focus group if you wish.

Places are limited so please email your details to learning.info@hrp.org.uk to let us know
that you would like to attend and we will get back to you as soon as possible
to confirm your place.

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