I went to Highlands College to study the one year foundation Diploma In Art & design. After which I gained a place on the three year degree course in Hot Glass design and sculpture at Wolverhampton University. I won a scholarship to Pilchuck Glass School in Seattle and studied there for a while before touring around the famous glass factories in Sweden learning as much as possible.
If a teacher inspires you, learn from them and let that inspiration help you grow. Read up on the subject in your own time and show interest in the related current educational issues.
Remember to learn from failure, you will not always succeed at everything, some of the best lessons you will have come from constantly work towards improving yourself and your craft, commitment and enthusiasm can lead to incredible things.