9th September 2021

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Product in a Tin Competition Winners Announced

We’re delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Product in a Tin competition - it’s taken a while to get to this point as the pandemic meant we had to transfer entries from 2020 to this year’s competition but we’ve been so pleased with the entries from both years, especially as so many teachers and students have used the competition to support lockdown learning. THANK YOU to all teachers and students who entered the competition last year and this year for their entries and who made it a success despite the challenges of lockdowns and home learning. 

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Product in a Tin winners


Despite the success of the competition we’ve had to make the difficult decision not to run it for the foreseeable future. It’s been running since 2014 and we’ve had some amazing entries, and it’s been such a pleasure to run, but it takes a lot of organising and has significant costs despite the support from our amazing sponsors Coles Sewing Centre, Husqvarna Viking and Mindsets (UK) Ltd without whom the competition would not have been a success. The impact of the pandemic has meant that, for now at least, we need to focus on our other work, although we do hope at some point that the competition will return in the future. All of the resources will remain on the website for teachers to use as a module of work or an internal school competition.


OUR CPD COURSES COMING UP THIS TERM
Look at the face to face, blended learning and distance learning options we offer. 

Blended Learning CPD

Our blended learning courses are equivalent to a one day training course with 2 hours live online training plus at least 4 hours of self directed study activities.



Live Face to Face CPD

The continuing challenges of the pandemic means we are currently only able to offer our Introduction to Servicing & Maintaining Sewing Machine course as a face to face one day course (and we’re in the process of organising dates for this). 

If you re looking for face to face training and can get together at least 6 participants (e.g. your department or a local group of teachers) along with providing a suitable training room we can run the following one day face to face courses:

   

Distance Learning CPD Courses

Our distance learning CPD courses can be worked through at your own pace without the need for time out of school and without travel and accommodation costs. 

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