Sue Johnson MA, Cert Ed,
Programme Leader: BA (Hons) Fashion & Textile Design
I began my Fashion career as a knitwear technician for Edina
Ronay from1984 to1988; it was this that encouraged me to study my
craft at a higher level.
Whilst studying for my HND Fashion and Textile Design, I entered
the Twisted Thread Competition in 2001 and won 1st prize. On
completion of my HND I went on to study my Cert Ed and began
teaching Design to Beauty Therapy and Hairdressing students, crafts
to students with learning difficulties and Fashion and Clothing on
the National Diploma Provision at Doncaster College.
From 1999 to 2001 I was the Course Leader for the ND Fashion and
Clothing and Illustration/Interior Design Course. In 2001 I moved
on to teach on the BA (Hons) Combined Design Course delivering,
Historical/Contextual Studies, Business and Professional Studies
I successfully completed my Masters in Design at the University
of Lincoln in 2008.
In 2010 I took over as Programme Leader for the BA (Hons)
Fashion and Textile Design Course.
Current modules taught
- Historical/Contextual Studies Yr1
- Historical/Contextual Studies Yr2
- Business and Professional Studies
- Industrial Practice
- Professional Practice
Research / scholarly activity
Continuous research into areas of Sustainability, Fairtrade,
Globalisation, the Economy and Demography, Intellectual Property
and Codes of Ethics within the Fashion and Textile Industry.
Students partake in New Designers exhibition, London - http://www.newdesigners.com/
On-going international exchange staff and student projects with
Fahmoda Fashion Institute (Hanover, Germany) http://fahmoda.de/
Student exchanges and staff/student workshops around textile
production with ESITH (Casablanca, Morocco)
External activity / professional links
- Member of
The British Fashion Council of Colleges.
- Academic Consultant for FdA Fashion &
Interpretation Periodic Review Leeds Metropolitan University/Hull
- Academic Consultant for FdA Textiles Periodic
Review Leeds Metropolitan University/Hull College Group
- Academic Consultant Validating Panel for
Validation of BA (Hons) Fashion Open University/ Hull College