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Textile Study Group Teacher’s Award

Do you have a passion for teaching textiles?

The Textile Study Group, a UK-based teaching and exhibiting group are delighted to be able to offer an annual award of £500.

This award is offered to anyone involved in the teaching of textiles and/or embroidery to any age group, children or adults.

We ask the applicant to put together a project which will have an inspiring and positive effect on their students, whether direct or online teaching in a school, college or adult education centre, museum or in an informal setting.

Many of us are now working through the adventure of teaching online which challenges us all to change how we teach, to adapt the use of our resources, to learn new skills, and to purchase new equipment.

Stretch your mind around the situation you are in. Describe your proposed idea using the Application Form.

Teachers are asked to submit a proposal for an inspiring project that they would be keen to offer their students within the up-coming academic year and then present the results in a digital report.

This award could help you find solutions which are new and creative. The application process for the Award closes at the end of November each year and the successful teacher will be expected to deliver their project to their students and record the results by the end of September the following year.

We would particularly like to encourage teachers who are at the start of their career to apply but that does not exclude experienced teachers.

We invite you to read ‘Further Information’ to be inspired and to encourage you to  apply for this Award next year.

Download further information and application form:


TEACHER’S AWARD – further information word doc

TEACHER’S AWARD – further information PDF


The members of Textile Study Group would like to congratulate Bonnie Barton, Head of Design & Technology at Hazlegrove School, Yeovil, on successfully securing funding of £500 in 2019 through the Textile Study Group Teacher’s Award. Well done Bonnie. We hope you will be inspired by Bonnie Barton and decide to apply for this Teacher’s Award.

Download the results of Bonnie’s exciting project with her students at Hazlegrove School

Summary for Teacher’s Award


The Award Committee.