Average 3.06 based on 23 teacher ratings
Una Nelson is an Art And Design teacher at Colaiste Chiarain located in Kildare, Dublin. When comparing Una Nelson's ratings to other teachers in the county of Dublin, Una Nelson's ratings are below the average of 4.25 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Colaiste Chiarain is 3.97 stars.
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Lovely woman, but she needs to become more familiar with contemporary art. I know one must have life drawing skills, but that was the only style she appreciated and disliked anything of another genre

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Pretty unclear with LC course - art history is a joke! We know nothing!! Lovely woman tho.

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Very scatty! But it was my favourite class, all through the horror that was secondary school. A relief.She spoke to me like an adult. Wish her well.

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Nice teacher, but sometimes she just goes on and on about some random subject. I don't think she's organized enough and she's not very helpful...

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She doesn't have patience for others, she has to realize that we are only learning and not all the next Da Vinci

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She was a nice lady but not a very good Teacher as her methods were dated and had no real knowledge of the contemporary art world. She kept to the tried and tested methods.I am an artist now and a sucessful one but unfortunately I cannot list her as an influence.

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I do like her personally, but if you go on to an art college, you realise she is a terrible teacher - in comparison to say BCFE or NCAD. She just tells you to draw but she gives very little advice on how to draw, and her method of teaching life drawing is NOT GOOD!! On the other hand she does give a lot of encouragement to go on and develop your skills in college if she feels you are good enough, and her class was very laid back and fun. just my opinions though.

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she always encourages students she is a deadly teacher. her classes r de best!!

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always encouraged me from the start, such a great teacher. i miss her class and the store room, doss time!!!

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such an easy clas! loved it tho! miss her so much! so much fun xx

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What a terrible teacher. Refused to sign my portfolio for college. Said she didn't believe that the work mine (because I went to a portfolio) and that I was not good enough to go to art college. Well Una, I got a First in Fine Art.

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think she is a good teacher. very easy to get on with. good laugh as well

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I had her for art throughout school. Her methods were very dated, she was a lovely woman but not a great art teacher.

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She's a STAR!! So helpful! Being an art teacher isnt an easy job for sure but she's really good at it!

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Great class. loved it more than that powder paint stuff exploding down the end of that awl storeroom!

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very nice women methods a little old fashioned but has great artistic talent

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I got an A in my Junior and an A1 in my leavin but it was no thanks to her. She told me I couldn't draw. I beg 2 differ! She clearly cant c talent.

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good teacher but her voice would give you a head-ache.

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Was like a mother from home. Great teacher, though not always fair in treatment of others. Could draw though!

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ahh she was nice in fairness, v encouraging, bt had to get out of there after the JC for the sake of my hearing, squeekiest voice ever!

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Great teacher. Loads of fun and always good for a chat

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Nice teacher, not too easy on us but that can be good. Good artist. Good in preparing for craft but not for art history but we have the new teacher for that ;)

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Great artist, great art teacher. Vive le Nelson!

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Colaiste Chiarain is located in Kildare, Dublin with an average teacher rating of 3.97 stars. When comparing Colaiste Chiarain's teachers to other teachers in the county of Dublin, Colaiste Chiarain's teachers are below the average of 4.25 stars. Colaiste Chiarain ranks -- amongst all High Schools in the county of Dublin. Learn More