Haidee Foy (Lead on Mentorship: Textiles Skills Centre)
BA(Hons) Fashion Textiles with Business (1st class)
As an established classroom teacher with over 10 years’ experience, Haidee has taught numerous Textiles specifications in D&T and Art Textiles to both GCSE, BTec (Level 3) and A Level. Having graduated with a 1st Class BA (hons) in Fashion Textiles and Business, Haidee gained experience working for an Indian retailer, Chinese textile manufacturer and High street retailer as a woven textiles and printed textiles designer before entering the teaching profession.
She currently teaches GCSE Art Textiles, GCSE Food and Nutrition and A Level Fashion & Textiles at a girl’s grammar school in Kent, where she also works as Subject Lead and Head of Year. Haidee has vast experience of mentoring other adult professionals, including graduate trainees, newly qualified teachers and more established classroom teachers. She is currently developing the Textiles Skills Centre Mentorship programme.