NSEAD Consultant Members Database

NSEAD Consultant Members Database

Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy

Area of professional expertise

  • planning for academic and contextual rigour at secondary level
  • course design
  • 'aims and objectives' development
  • ‘schemes of work’ design
  • guidance for NQTs and SCITT students
  • portfolio preparation
  • nurturing student-led outcomes

Biographical statement

Tom Hardy has worked as an art teacher in secondary schools for 32 years and has led art departments in inner city, mixed, single sex and selective schools. For the past 16 years he has been Director of the Art and Design faculty at North London Collegiate School, a department that has invariably been rated as "outstanding" in inspection reports, and has experience in delivering A Level, IB and Pre U specifications.

He has acted as mentor for PGCE and SCITT students and represented Art and Design on the QCDA KS3 Exemplification project during its life. He is currently Art and Design consultant for the Prince's Teaching Institute.

He sat on the NSEAD Council for two terms representing London and the Home Counties. He also served on the Editorial Board of The International Journal of Art and Design Education for 8 years and acted as reviews editor for 4 years. He is a frequent contributor to other publications on art educational matters.

Contact and links

52b High Street
Redbourn
Hertfordshire
AL3 7LN

twbhardy@btinternet.com
07963639461