Recruiting Development Directors

Having just completed the process of recruiting staff to establish and lead development in two schools in the UK that are just starting the journey, it has been a pleasure to work with the enthusiasm of Heads and governors, keen to ensure the function is treated seriously and regarded as...

Development Presentations

A busy period and conference season. Thoroughly enjoyed the British International School, Bucharest and the gathering of nearly 50 delegates from all over Europe (and Dubai) for the 2 day Development, Marketing and Admissions seminar.  A great two days and so well organised….thanks COBIS and the Bucharest team! Giving five presentations...

Development in international schools and fundraising from international constituencies

What does and doesn’t work! Some things essential for success include: a master plan with clearly defined and genuine needs, respected school leadership, volunteers leading by example, a loyal and supportive community, a well managed database and research, an appreciation and understanding of different cultures, adapting the principles according to the school, its location, culture and...

Advantage Mentoring

Advantage Mentoring: an invitation and opportunity to add to your professional development provision!  Be part of a unique and exclusive group of individuals improving their position and knowledge within the school development profession, discussing relevant issues and supporting each other to attain greater success.  Advantage Mentoring nurtures meaningful relationships amongst...