Schools and Colleges
Supporting the National Curriculum for Design and Technology and tailored for key stages 2 – 5, we offer students and educators design education facilities and workshops supporting a vibrant programme connected with the wider ecology of design practice, networks and communities.
Drawing on our recent exhibition 'Waste Age: What can design do?', these creative, design-led workshops will teach students how to become better-informed consumers and responsible future designers. Enquiry now and bring design thinking to your school.
Focusing on the role of digital technology in the design and technology industries, these sessions combine analogue hands-on experiences with an introduction to designing through software. These workshops are tailored for key stages 2, 3, 4 and 5.
Book a hands-on design workshop – you can choose from five-hour-long workshops.
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.
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.