TEACHING, TRAINING & MENTORING
My teaching practice includes formal teaching, professional training and mentoring. Examples include a degree level module at University of Brighton, training for Early Career Professionals at London Transport Museum and Arts Award accredited programmes produced in partnership with a range of organisations. Through hands-on photography workshops and ‘Putting Arts Award into Practice’ sessions I also offer professional development for artists, PGCE students and experienced teachers.
Clients include: London Transport Museum, Milton Keynes Gallery, Hastings and Rother Arts Education Network, University of Brighton, Greater Brighton Metropolitan Collage, The Prince’s Trust.
Dhikshana Turakhia Pering, former Learning Officer for the Young People’s Programme at London Transport Museum:
Lindsey brought her expertise and enthusiasm to her role as mentor for our young apprentices and delivered high quality training as part of our programme for Early Year Professionals. She effectively supported young people in gaining skills and confidence to embark upon a career in the cultural sector.
Early Career Professional Training: London Transport Museum, 2016. Photo credit: Lindsey Smith
Francis Hodgson, Professor in the Culture of Photography, University of Brighton:
Lindsey has refined an undergraduate module called Photography in the Community to deliver high-quality results; She brilliantly teaches young photographers the responsibilities and opportunities of working with community participants. Countless students have paid tribute to the learning – and fun – they have had under her guidance.
Photography in the Community: University of Brighton, 2019. Photo credit: Lindsey Smith
Joanna Tolley, Widening Participation Officer, Greater Brighton Metropolitan College:
Lindsey has designed and delivered several successful masterclasses and holiday programmes as part of our widening participation outreach initiative at the college. We have been able to take advantage of her extensive experience as an Arts Award Advisor and embed the Bronze Award into our programme. The feedback from the participants has been entirely positive. The content of her uniquely designed activities is engaging, challenging and enjoyable.
Photography Masterclass: Greater Brighton Metropolitan College, 2020. Photo credit: Lindsey Smith
Sally Johnson, Route Leader PGCE Art and Design, School of Education, University of Brighton:
Lindsey has contributed to Art subject study modules for both PGCE and Undergraduate trainees. She has designed and introduced workshops that focus on ideas to get young people in schools engaged with photography and light based processes. She has made these sessions highly engaging, energetic and accessible for our trainees and has produced wonderful resources to extend and support their practice. She is generous with her time and expertise and trainees have highly valued her teaching
Teacher Twilight: Towner Gallery Eastbourne, 2016. Photo credit: Lindsey Smith