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Q&A: Sofie Boons, head of teaching and learning, BAJ

Q&A: Sofie Boons, head of teaching and learning, BAJ

Following the Holts Academy’s rebrand, which included a name change to the British Academy of Jewellery (BAJ), Professional Jeweller caught up with the education hub’s head of teaching and learning, Sofie Boons, to find out more about the company’s changes and plans to evolve over the next 12 months. What was the reasoning behind the

BAJ discusses ways to ensure jewellery students continue to develop European links

The British Academy of Jewellery, formally known as Holts Academy, attended the 25th Lycéen Européen Meeting to discuss ways to ensure jewellery students’ European links remain strong. After securing membership of the Parlement Lycéen Européen last year, the British Academy of Jewellery attended the 25th meeting in France. Bringing together over 50 representatives of nine

Holts Academy to present graduates work in a dedicated exhibition

Holts Academy of Jewellery will be showcasing the work of its graduates for the very first time since the company was founded in 1999. This year Holts Academy will celebrate its 2016 graduates in a striking display of young talent within the field of jewellery design. Running for two weeks, the free exhibition will be

Holts Academy teachers to take part in European school exchange

Holts Academy has been awarded funding by Erasmus+ to take part in a European school exchange and research programme for its teachers. Holts Academy will run the programme with two other renowned European jewellery schools – Hogeschule Trier University of Applied Sciences in Germany and Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School in Italy. The exchange will include

Holts Academy Birmingham offers jewellery diploma open day

Holts Academy Birmingham will be holding its first open day at the new Birmingham site on Tuesday September 27. The open day will run from 10am to 4pm at the Birmingham Assay Office, Moreton Street, where those interested can find out more about the Level 2 (Beginners) and Level 3 (Fastrack) Jewellery Diplomas in Manufacture

Holts Academy designs BFG ‘Dream Jar’ for jewellery district

Holts Academy of Jewellery has designed the Hatton Garden Dream Jar ‘The Diamond Garden’, as part of ‘The BFG Dream Jar’ trail around London this summer. The trail celebrates the anniversary year of what would have been Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday and the release of the new Steven Spielberg blockbuster, ‘The BFG’. The Dream Jar

Holts Academy shortlisted for National Business award

Holts Academy of Jewellery has been shortlisted for the Lloyds Bank Positive Social Impact award at the 2016 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. The finalists were chosen from the hundreds of businesses that entered or were nominated across 18 award categories. Holts will now prepare to take part in live presentations to an expert judging