Careers related learning in art, craft and design

Case studies

What’s it like to work in art, craft and design?

The case studies below provide examples of a wide range of career opportunities, each of which is linked to one of the teaching activities. Some of them will be familiar and some will challenge and broaden your learners’ perceptions, understanding and appreciation of the careers opportunities offered through art, craft and design.

In most instances the case studies provide links to the individual’s place of work or personal website allowing learners to find out more.

Remember that the linked activities are only examples of how you might use these case studies to incorporate careers into your curriculum. Explore ways in which you can link these, and others you discover, into your existing projects to build in a careers dimension.