Schools and Colleges
Supporting the National Curriculum for Design and Technology and tailored for key stages 2, 3, 4 and 5, the Design Museum offers students and educators world class design education facilities supporting a vibrant and relevant programme connected with the wider ecology of design practice, networks and communities.
Find out how your class can experience Beazley Designs of the Year with a virtual tour, buy a teacher pack and access free lesson plans.
Nurture students' creativity and passion for design with these ready made lesson plans.
Bringing the business of design to life with Deutsche Bank, students answer a live brief to design a new product for the Design Museum Shop.
Open to students in years 7 and 8 (11 – 13 years old). It will run from September – December 2020, with a rolling deadline. It offers a taster of the Design Ventura challenge for younger students.
The Idea Machine is an online idea generation tool. It generates a randomised design brief for you to answer in 60 seconds. It can be used by students of all ages to help them think about target users and come up with creative ideas.
Follow along with this hour long paper forms workshop led by designer and educator Haidée Drew.
Encourage your students to explore design objects and stories up close by using the museum's inspiring online resource including teacher exhibition materials.