Trust/Federation Groups

A cost effective option for groups of schools who are looking for bespoke services.


What are the benefits? 

  • High quality, authoritative resources and advice to support teaching and learning of art, craft & design across your schools.
  • Immediate access to the members only areas of our website with multiple logins. Comprehensive resources and guidance to support all phases and stages of art, craft & design education.


  • Browse and download previous issues of AD and START magazine delivered three times a year direct to each of your schools.
  • Three online issues of the International Journal of Art & Design Education each year and full access to every article published in the Journal since 1982. Available to anyone in your organisation.

Professional development

  • Frequent professional development opportunities at concessionary rates through an extensive programme of international, national, regional and online events. Priority membership booking for your staff.
  • Bespoke training for your schools from the UK's leading art, craft & design experts.


  • Free advertising for art staff vacancies on our fortnightly bulletin and Facebook groups, reaching more than 6000 members.
  • Plus, each school in your group will enjoy all the standard benefits of NSEAD membership.

Standard benefits for all members:

Stay informed

  • Fortnightly newsletter direct to your inbox with all the latest news, opinions, events, jobs and opportunities.
  • Browse and download previous editions of AD and START magazine.

Making a difference

  • Help us influence the decision makers as we promote and protect your subject , Be part of NSEAD campaigns, make your voice heard through our All Party Parliamentary Group, contribute to NSEAD consultations and member surveys, join in with special projects and events.
  • As an NSEAD member you support our work with government and governmental agencies including DfE, DENI, SOEID, Ofsted, CCEA(NI), LTS, SQA, the Chartered College and The TRA– making a difference for Art, craft & design education.

Professional community

  • Enjoy being part of a lively community of Art, craft & design educators, researchers and practioners. NSEAD supports regional networks across the UK and is affiliated with INSEA. Our events bring together members from all phases of education across the UK and worldwide.
  • Members only invitation to join the NSEAD Facebook group, with over 4000 members.


Discount Pricing is volume based to match your needs

For groups between 5 - 20 or schools - 15% discount off our Collegiate rate per school  - that’s just £58 per primary, £182 per secondary for a full year of membership.

For 21 or more schools a 20% discount (£55 per primary, £175 per secondary).

Bespoke training for your schools can be arranged for groups of more than 10 delegates at a discount of 25% on our usual members rate.

Please contact us for more information about the benefits and rates for group membership. We would be delighted to welcome you to NSEAD.

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