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BETT 2018 – get started on your education PR campaign now

Posted by on Jul 5, 2017 in Latest | 0 comments

BETT 2018 – get started on your education PR campaign now

If you’re exhibiting at BETT in January 2018 you’ve already made a major investment – so how do you ensure it delivers everything you hope? With more than 40,000 people visiting the show you need a plan if you’re to maximise your investment and reach the right people who will be interested in what you have to offer.     Timing is everything The sooner you start to plan your BETT PR campaign the better. Good stories don’t grow on trees – it takes time to plan and develop fantastic PR. Hundreds of companies will be vying to get the attention of journalists in the run up and during BETT. Give...

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School business professionals invited to help shape future direction of new organisation

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in Latest | 0 comments

Our client the National Association of School Business Management (NASBM) is calling on school business professionals to provide their thoughts and insights into the challenges experienced by the profession. The call coincides with the announcement that NASBM will become the Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL) in November this year. The proposal which was made by the Trustees and endorsed by the Association’s 3,000-strong membership base will give the school business profession a more formal representative body with an emphasis on stronger professional development and quality...

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Crisis communications how to get organised

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Latest | 0 comments

Crisis communications how to get organised

Dealing with a communications crisis is challenging for any leader. State schools are particularly exposed for a number of reasons: They receive public funding Their performance is reported publicly – Ofsted judgements, exam results, and school performance tables They need to keep children safe for a large proportion of the day (about 1,300 hours per year) Parents, carers, grandparents and the general public have strong opinions on education and the role of schools Even schools that are Outstanding, have brilliant results and parents queuing to get their children in, face issues and...

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Helping the cultural sector reach teachers

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in Latest | 0 comments

Helping the cultural sector reach teachers

The cultural sector is continually looking at how it can engage children and young people and the online world is the key frontier for this engagement. However,  the stark truth of the situation is that it is very hard for education teams in cultural organisations to ‘get in front’ of young people when they are online.   Here are three things which could help cultural organisations to be successful in reaching teachers, and don’t cost the earth. 1. Make teachers your best friends There was lots of discussion about how to engage teachers, the challenges of getting their attention and how to...

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First News host children’s EU Referendum debate

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Latest | 0 comments

First News host children’s EU Referendum debate

  First News, the UK’s only newspaper for young people, have invited children aged 7 to 14 to take part in the Children’s Referendum debate around whether the UK should stay in or leave the EU. Teachers across the country have put forward children from their schools to represent both sides of the debate, taking place today (23 May) in Westminster. We are very excited about this initiative and are working with First News to encourage children to have their say. All children can take part in First News’ online poll, which will close on Monday 13 June and the results will be announced on...

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