Jane’s areas of expertise are Colour in Design, Textiles for Fashion, and Fashion products. She holds a First-Class honours degree in Fashion & Textiles, an MA in Textile Design, a Post Graduate Certificate for Academic Practice in HE, and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
An acclaimed textile designer in her own right, Jane has been awarded the Society of Dyers & Colourists’ Medal – ‘For Creative & Innovative Use of Colour in Fashion Design Education’ and was the 2018 Winner of the Society of British and International Design – ‘Visionary Tutor of the Year Award’. With an established independent and collaborative research background; investigating synaesthesia and the human perception, experience and interpretation of colour. Jane’s current focus is designing for a 21st Century learning experience, to facilitate the engagement and education of Generation Z, and the development of future skill sets through the use of video technology and blended delivery within the creative arts learning environment.