Philip Jones

School of Education

Philip is a passionate educator of Design and Technology, particularly Product Design. He has held numerous positions of responsibility within the realms of curriculum and pastoral care.

Philip’s research interests include user-centred design, co-design, co-research and empathy in design. He is most interested in how these industrial practices translate to an educational context.




2016, University College London, United Kingdom, MA Leadership
2014, Canterbury Christ Church University, United Kingdom, PGCE Design and Technology
2013, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, BSc (Hons) Product Innovation and Development

Academic appointments

Head of Design and Technology, Upton Hall School FCJ, 2017 - present
Design Technology Teacher, Woodchurch High School, 2015 - 2017
Design and Technology Teacher, Harris Federation, 2013 - 2015

Journal article

Jones P. 2023. Interaction with end-users in design and technology education: a systematic review Design and Technology Education: An International Journal, 28 :154-172 Publisher Url Public Url