EDU4TEX 2.0 project is bringing together schools and businesses to develop a new approach to promoting the textile sector to
teachers, careers advisers and young people. The project will enhance the curriculum by developing new learning content to illustrate the variety of activities and attractive careers in textile companies, providing new opportunities and developing new partnerships between industry and education. Our overall ambition is to improve the level of students’ and teachers’ knowledge of opportunities within the sector by providing new learning materials and organising practical activities both within and outside
the classroom. This will serve to change perceptions about the modern textile industry, opening up new career options and providing new opportunities for young people.
In this booklet, you can find some practical exercises which have been designed for students, teachers and career advisors to undertake at school, during ‘textile days’ or at home. The purpose of the exercises is to demonstrate a wide variety of textile and clothing activities and to encourage students to consider careers in the industry.
Exercise: Careers in the fashion & textiles industry – The world of work
Exercise: Educational Display Blinds
Exercise: Creative Lab
Exercise: Smart Textiles 1
Exercise: Smart Textiles 2
Exercise: Smart Textiles 3
Exercise: Printing T- shirts
Exercise: Fashion & Technical effects