ACADEMIA

BA (HONS) PGCE FHEA MA

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With a range of professional qualifications and training in fashion and textiles, Douglas continues to design and create garments for private clients as well as share and teach these skills and knowledge to Higher Education students.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON

Fashion | Textiles | Footwear and Accessories

SCHOLARLY EVENTS

Universities UK

UUK Conference | ​Closing Ethnicity Awarding  Gaps

Conference Panellist:

A sense of belonging: understanding students’ learning experiences

May 2021

Council for Higher Education in Art & Design (CHEAD)

CHEAD Annual Conference | The Challenge of Normal: Living with Change

Conference Panellist:

“Drivers of Change” Panel discussion.

Mar. 2021

 

GEM Staff Network | University of Northampton

JADE Conversations | Virtual Event - In conversation with Dr Gwenetta Curry

Event Co-Organiser

Mar. 2021


Institute of Teaching and Learning (ITL) | University of Northampton

ITL Virtual Seminar | The Ethnicity Award Gap and Art and Design Students of Colour

Lead Presenter

Feb. 2021


GEM Staff Network | University of Northampton

#BlackintheIvory | Global Online Conference

Event Co-Organiser

Oct. 2020

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Douglas has taught across several educational establishments within the UK and internationally and has designed, created and delivered innovative fashion workshops and also delivered fashion and textiles courses to a written curriculum.

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IN CONVERSATION WITH COLIN MCDOWELL MBE

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Douglas completed an MA in Fashion at Middlesex University where he was awarded the Deans Academic Excellence Award for demonstrating academic and professional excellence.

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Douglas has recently become active in researching equality issues within Art and Design higher education, particularly issues that impact people of colour.

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LIVE PROJECTS AND EVENTS - ACADEMIA

Yemi Osunkoya | In Conversation and Q&A | Event Organiser

Feb. 2021


Fashion Academics Creating Equality (FACE) @ UoN | Panel Discussion and Q&A | Event Organiser​

Feb. 2021

 

Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) | Mentoring Programme | Project Co-Organiser

Jun. 2020


Professor Julian Roberts | Subtraction Pattern Cutting Workshop | Event Organiser

Feb. 2020


Dr Martens | Live Industry Project | Project Organiser

Jan. 2018


Colin McDowell MBE | In Conversation and Q&A | Event Organiser

Feb. 2017

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Douglas has gained a Professional Graduate Certificate in Post Compulsory Education and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Douglas is a member of Fashion Academics Creating Equality (FACE) and is also a FACE Academic Trustee of the Graduate Fashion Foundation.

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Douglas sits on the Equality and Diversity forum at the University of Northampton and is a Founding Co-Chair of the universities Global Ethnic Majority (GEM) Staff Network.

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Douglas has taught across several educational establishments within the UK and internationally and has designed, created and delivered innovative fashion workshops and also delivered fashion and textiles courses to a written curriculum.

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EMERGING DESIGNER AWARD
CARIBBEAN FASHION WEEK

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON

Fashion | Textiles | Footwear and Accessories

PROFESSIONAL INDUSTRY ROLES AND MEMBERSHIPS

(Previous and Current)

Graduate Fashion Foundation | Academic Trustee


Fashion Academics Creating Equality (FACE) | Network Member


Emerging Designer Award | Fashion Industry Designation | Pulse Investments Ltd


The Southbank Centre (Formally known as The SE1 Centre) | Industry Judge


Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund UK | Industry Guest


WorldSkills International Competition | Industry Judge


Fashion Awareness Direct (FAD) | Industry Expert | Judge Panellist