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School Marketing

Retention Strategies: Closing the back door

I have heard it said; “If a good school is measured largely by its growth, what is the mark of a great school?” In answer to this question, we believe...
Leadership

Church & School: Maintaining the relationship for lasting impact

The 2015 publication, “Mission Drift’ by Greer and Horst, painted a sad picture of Christian organisations that had not stayed true to their founding vision. Included in the book were...
Leadership

Never Too Busy

As a Principal, Head of School, Marketing Manager or in any leadership position do you often find yourself saying to an employee or even a parent, “I’m too busy for…

Reputation School Marketing

The Importance of First Impressions for School Growth

I am sure that we have all heard of the statistic that the best marketing for a school is ‘word of mouth’ as opposed to other forms of advertising. Research…

Culture Leadership

The Importance of Relationships in Creating a Positive School Culture

A principal was once discussing with us the trials and tribulation that he was going through in trying to ‘disengage’ from a difficult member of his teaching staff, perhaps one…

Human Resource Leadership

The Importance of Staff Stability

A significant factor in ensuring stability and growth in a school is a low staff turnover. With this data now readily available in compulsory published school reports, it is easier…

Leadership

Changing Principal? Do it right.

One of the most crucial times in a school is when a change of Principal occurs. Irrespective of the circumstances behind the change, the event may cause a level of…