CREATIVE AREAS

From one-day workshops in primary schools to longer-term projects with secondary school students, the experiences we offer and the businesses we work with change each year. This rate of change reflects the speed of innovation that takes place, month by month, across the creative, design and digital sectors globally.

FASHION

TICE Photography go from A to Z

For this year’s TICE Photography, mentor Jennine Wilson is joined by Longbenton High School, Burnside Business & Enterprise College, Dukes Secondary School...

Character Building at TICE Illustration

After an inspiring and successful pilot year in 2019, Helen Turner returned to Jarrow School to introduce young people to the world...

What really influences fashion? You do.

The Insight Stage on TICE Fashion aims to breakdown the fashion industry supporting young people interested in this sector to truly discover...

Marketing strategies for FBM Challenge 4

2020 marks the Future Business Magnates 15th year of the Durham based competition for secondary schools. The competition is launched each year...

CREATIVE ENTERPRISE

Marketing strategies for FBM Challenge 4

2020 marks the Future Business Magnates 15th year of the Durham based competition for secondary schools. The competition is launched each year...

Brimming with business ideas and enterprise skills at Gibside School

A lovely warm welcome was had last week with an introduction to the children and staff at Gibside School. This workshop was designed to...

FBM 2019 || Challenge 4 – Marketing Strategies

Ever heard of Business Durham’s annual FBM competition? It stands for Future Business Magnates, and it is a business enterprise competition for schools across...

The Future of Apps || Marden Bridge Middle School

We were delighted to be invited back to Marden Bridge Middle School for another instalment of our Enterprise Days – a 2-hour workshop designed...

CREATIVE WRITING

TikTok’s great, but what do you like about writing?

By Katherine Wildman All businesses move fast – we live in the digital age, and the rise of...

What we found when TICE students used the DSDC guidelines for dementia-friendly signage

This summer, wayfinding and signage specialist Sarah Phillips from Picto Signs Ltd introduced 17 TICE students to the principles of wayfinding. The students were working...

Spreading the word about dementia-friendly screenings at Tyneside Cinema

'Fill your beautiful boots,' Jenny said. And so, I did, which is how I come to be writing this. My Create Stage Blog. With...

ANIMATION

Ladders Film & TV – Cohort 4

The first ladders session in Sunderland Uni Media Centre commenced with meeting mentor Chloe Rodham and previous Ladders alumni, now Northumbria University associate-lecturer, Paul...

Ladders Case Studies || Cameron Craggs

Cameron Craggs - a bright personality and a wonderful talent I was privileged to meet fairly recently. Over a coffee, we discussed his involvement...

Ladders Case Studies || Peter & Sisley – Fandangle Films

When we first piloted the Ladders programme in Newcastle, we were amazed to see so much talent take interest in exploring the Music, Software...

Ladders: Developing Their Projects…

On the 15th November the Ladders students began to embark on their own individual projects, after weeks of learning about their respective fields, Film/TV,...

GRAPHIC DESIGN

TICE Graphics Step Outside the Box

Written by Nikola Turas #TICE2020 is a super special one for TICE Graphics as we have our first...

Packaged up and ready to be launched!

This year's Graphics projects focused on particularly challenging and forward-thinking industry projects and students had only three days to think above and beyond and...

Discovering Colour and Jaw-Dropping Studios

The Graphic Design industry is constantly evolving, as technology plays a powerful role in making things faster, advanced and more trend-focused than ever before....

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...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

Bailey Green enjoying Creative Careers

TICE Music’s Sam Burt and TICE Textiles’ Charly Liddle were back at Bailey Green Primary School recently for their special Creative Careers...

Finding the Rhythm at TICE Music

Written by Louis Wild This year, for #TICE2020, we have seven schools from across the North East involved...

Exploring new frontiers of space, carbon neutral atmospheres and a nod to Nana

This year's TICE Music projects have been less about using formulas that are working right now and more about what we will be listening,...

Covering Classics and Heading Backstage

What exactly is the dream scenario for an aspiring musician? Many assume it’s the idea of being on stage and touring the world…but what...

PHOTOGRAPHY

TICE Photography go from A to Z

For this year’s TICE Photography, mentor Jennine Wilson is joined by Longbenton High School, Burnside Business & Enterprise College, Dukes Secondary School...

Explore lunascapes and sub-lunar culture right here…

This year's TICE Photography team took their projects to a different planet...quite literally. Photography mentor, Jennine worked alongside students from Longbenton High School and...

Bold Wigs and Visiting Space

The Explore Stage of the TICE Programme intends to take young creatives out of their comfortable bubble and give them a realistic insight into...

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...