Development, Fundraising & Marketing integrated at its best – Rockport Golf Academy

I am currently working with Rockport School, engaged to help guide the School’s development and fundraising strategy. It became evident that one of Rockport’s distinctive advantages was its location amongst some of the best golf courses in Northern Ireland.  Quite significantly was its special relationship with Royal Belfast GC and...

Development Self-Audit for International Schools

Looking forward to continuing my consulting work in the international school world and have just published in conjunction with British International Schools magazine, a checklist/self-audit for international schools that are looking to establish development and fundraising as a permanent fixture. It identifies what schools should be doing to prepare and...

British International Schools Conference

Very happy to have been part of the excellent COBIS conference at Prague British School this week.  Beautiful city and lovely school!  Inspirational to be with marketing, development and admissions staff representing schools from all over the world and good to see a growing commitment to alumni relations and fundraising. ...

Bring on 2016 . . .

A busy and satisfying 2015: working with a variety of schools in the UK & Europe on different projects & having a direct impact on bringing about change to assist development growth.  In the Netherlands, since being engaged, the marketing strategy has helped pupil numbers grow well in excess of expectations from 1350 to nearly 1600....

Roundtable Meeting

Good feedback from my Roundtable meeting in London last week!  It was a good day bringing together a mix of experience and those newish!  As planned, the discussion was open but discreet.  Beneficial to Development Directors as much as those facing learning issues and awkward situations but good outcomes in...