Initial Teacher Education

The Initial Teacher Education SIG aims to promote and defend art & design initial teacher education (ITE) against government policies that have impacted on the subject e.g. Subject bursary inequalities


The objectives of the SIG are:

  • To campaign for fairer subject bursary allocations
  • To promote the value of art and design ITE across all phases



This SIG is chaired by Dr Rachel Payne, president of NSEAD.

Dr Emse Hall

Susan Coles

Paul Carney

Ged Gast

Katie Leonard

Sophie Leach (NSEAD lead officer)



This SIG was formed in 2017