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, Immediate-past 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