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An Introduction to E-Textiles For Beginners

There are currently no dates planned for this course. If you would like us to consider adding a date to the calendar email julie@julieboyd.co.uk   

This course is run by Julie & Paul Boyd

  • All you need to know to introduce basic e–textiles components into your schemes of work at KS3, KS4 (& possibly KS5)
  • This course is ideal for beginners or those who are a little nervous about using e-textiles. No previous experience needed. 
  • This course looks in detail at how to use non programmable e-textiles components and a range of samples will be produced. 
  • Easy e-textiles - using off the shelf modules that require no making or knowledge of electronics
  • Understanding basic electronics used as part of the curriculum at KS3 and for the core content of the GCSE.
  • Creating your own e-textiles circuits using conductive thread, LEDs & power sources. You will produce a range samples to take away with you consisting of basic & more complex circuits e.g. using different LEDs & power sources, adding switches
  • Project ideas for teaching e-textiles
  • Tips & strategies on teaching e-textiles
  • A short demonstration of programmable e-textiles to help you understand the wider context of e-textiles and electronics in the KS3 and 4 curriculum. This will also help you plan where you want to take e-textiles in your school in the longer term. Note this is a short demonstration of using micro controllers in textiles and delegates will not learn how to programme a microcontroller in the time available. 
  • The course will include a free teaching and learning resources pack to take away with you as well as a range of e-textiles components
  • Click here to find out what makes our courses different to those of other trainers, along with tips on persuading your school to release you
  • For more information about this course email julie@julieboyd.co.uk 

What delegates say about this course: 

Fabulous - really enjoyed it and well worth the journey

Very worthwhile – good pace and range of support materials. Excellent resources generated for use.

The best course I have ever been on, I have learnt so much, thank you

The course was fantastic. Very professional, clear & informative. I have had a great day. 

Fantastic - it filled me with confidence to deliver e-textiles in school. 

The course was absolutely fantastic and I learnt A LOT of skills and gained a wider understanding of how I can use e-textiles at KS3 and KS4

The course exceeded my expectations and I learnt so much. It really helped my confidence with e-textiles. Very interactive. Absolutely brilliant!

Loved the links food and science as well as the comments regarding GCSE questions. 

There are currently no dates planned for this course. If you would like us to consider adding a date to the calendar email julie@julieboyd.co.uk  

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