THE INSIGHT STAGE

The one-day INSIGHT workshops are the beginning of the TICE journey for all students and their schools on the TICE Programme. Workshops take place in schools in January and introduce students to the mentor from their chosen creative, design and digital industry.OUR MENTORS Each TICE Mentor holds DBS clearance and is a creative professional working in industry. Mentors design each Insight workshop to be engaging, informative and interactive – and update them each year to represent developing industry trends.

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS
Insight days explore the students’ chosen creative area from an industry perspective, giving students a broad insight, which includes the scope of the creative sector, potential career progression, and fundamental creative business knowledge.

INSIGHT WORKSHOPS

TICE Illustration Insight Stage || Once Upon A Time, in Jarrow…

For the very first time in TICE history, we have introduced Illustration to the mix of creative areas. It has always weaved into our other creative...

Graphics Insight Stage || Inspiration is in Everything

Sometimes it’s the barely noticeable aspects in life that play a significant role in what we enjoy, share and consume. One of those things being colour....

Animation Insight Stage || Bringing Characters to Life

Hold on…a creative area which explores short film, moving image, video games, motion graphics and special effects? This must be a dream!? Well by the looks...

Music Insight Stage || The Industry Toolkit

It seems like the music industry never seems to settle. Popstars are fined millions of dollars for stealing the "groove“ of an 80’s track, the reliance...

Photography Insight Stage || The Story Behind the Image

Lens caps off, cameras on! TICE Photography sent our new lead mentor, Jennine Wilson, to Longbenton High School and Whitburn CofE Academy for this year's TICE Programme.  The Insight Stage...

Fashion Insight Stage II Fashion struts its stuff… careers, trends and more.

This year we had the pleasure of introducing the fashion industry to students from 4 secondary schools across the Tyne and Wear region; Longbenton High School,...

Creative Writing Insight Stage || Paper, Pens – and Popadoms?

Armed with bags filled with paper, pens – and popadoms, the TICE Creative Writing Insight Stage this year began with an exploration into the work of...

Computer Science Insight Stage || The Secrets of Ethical Hacking

Computer Science is back…with a new twist and a new mentor! This year we have Dani Walsh, Software Engineer at BorgWarner Inc, with heaps of experience in...

Textiles & Surface Design Insight Stage || The Pilot

I'm so excited to be leading a new creative area on this year’s TICE Programme, Textiles and Surface Design! We kicked off with our first...