Launching a new partnership – one year on

Launching a new partnership – one year on

One year ago, six schools and a university in East Kent agreed to do together what we could not do alone.  A year into the partnership and over thirty events later, what have we learned? This article has grown from a talk we gave twice to gratifyingly large audiences at the Schools Together Group conference in York in May 2018.  We were pleasantly surprised that so many schools were interested to see what can be achieved in a year and are delighted to share our experiences if it helps others considering doing something similar. East Kent...
New year’s resolutions – 3 reasons why businesses do educational outreach

New year’s resolutions – 3 reasons why businesses do educational outreach

I’ve taught in schools most of my working life, so for me September marks the start of the new year. As well as sharpening my pencils and sewing on name-tapes there are resolutions to make. This year, I’m going to start a new exercise regime, clean the fridge more regularly, and sync my phone more often – rather more important now since launching my consultancy. And part of that consulting is supporting businesses with their education outreach programs. Perhaps your new year resolution will be to reach out more this year to the local...