Industry Partners

Would you like to support design education in schools? 

We are proud to work with the following companies who support our work in some way, for example, through visits, sponsorship or other types of support. We are extremely grateful for their support and for the impact they enable us to have on design and technology in schools. 

Husqvarna Viking UK



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Coles Sewing Centre, Nottingham



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Kitronik, Nottingham


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M Wright & Sons Ltd, Leicestershire






Leeds university

The University of Leeds (Art & Design department)


De Montfort


De Montfort University, Leicester (Art & Design department)



Are you interested collaborating with us? 

We are education consultants who specialise in design education in schools.
Our work includes: 

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  • Design and technology in schools
  • Creative related industries
  • STEM related industries
  • Fashion & Textiles
  • Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Graphic Design
  • General UK manufacturing 


Would might the benefits for your business of collaborating with us be?

This varies from business to business but these might include:

  • Raising your company profile with young people and parents 
  • Linking your business to the school curriculum to broaden young people’s awareness of potential career areas
  • Developing an interest in young people about design & manufacturing,
  • Raising the profile of UK manufacturing within education
  • Helping UK manufacturing become aware of education policies that impact on businesses long term
  • Supporting local communities
  • As part of any collaboration your company name and logo will be displayed on our website & included in any marketing information linked to the collaboration


How might we collaborate?

This varies from business to business and we are always open to ideas. Collaboration might include:

  • Sponsorship in kind e.g. competition prizes, acting as a course venue, donating off cuts, materials & equipment no longer in use
  • Financial sponsorship; any amount makes a difference and even £50 helps fund events that might otherwise not be able to go ahead e.g. funding events and courses run for teachers & students, funding competition prizes, funding the purchase of equipment for teachers & students to use.
  • Case studies on your company to support the curriculum
  • Teacher visits to update knowledge & student visits to see how industry works
  • Working as a mentor or coach for students & teachers
  • Providing design briefs & working as a client


Email julie@julieboyd.co.uk if you are interested in collaborating with us


Contact:     Tel 01159 607061   Mob 07972 749240   Email julie@julieboyd.co.uk

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