Many parents are using social media these days and have come to expect Facebook pages for the key businesses and institutions that are important to them which includes their child’s school. In order to be seen as a modern forward-thinking school a Facebook page becomes a necessity.
It’s no surprise some teachers fear social media in the classroom. Mastering social media is a tricky proposition for many schools, and the communication power of it is undeniable. Some teachers and school administrators are reluctant to embrace social media technology because they’re not sure how to use it effectively or how to set boundaries […]
Without a calendar, it seems impossible to be able to keep yourself organised, so imagine what it would be like for a school to function without a calendar. The difference is, your school calendar has to be understood by you, pupils and parents alike!
Of course, the main aim for any school is to educate young people and help them to achieve their best results.Recruitment is also important! Teachers can’t help students if they’re not there! A great way to get bums on seats is to make sure you have a good PR strategy portraying all of your school’s […]
Clear communication is vital to all organisations, and educational institutions are no different. With a targeted communications strategy in place you will be able to convey key messages across the whole school community and actively encourage parent, staff and student engagement.
Strong password policies are crucial to protecting your schools data, in particular your students personal details. Having a robust but simple but password processes and policies can make all the difference to protecting your school. Within this blog are some simple hints and tips into how to encourage a strong password policy.
The question is no longer ‘Should our school use Instagram?’ and is now ‘How can our school use Instagram?’ We believe that Instagram should be part of every school’s communication strategy. If you don’t know much about Instagram… basically, Instagram is a social media platform predominantly sharing videos and short videos, allowing users to upload […]
Does your school have a blog? Or perhaps a better question is – why does my school need a blog? Answering this question is a key first step, as once you have a clear focus of what your blog is supposed to accomplish it becomes obvious what kind of content it will include.
Time and resources are always precious in schools, and investing in new software to help enhance photos or send out electronic direct mails to parents is often bottom of the budget priority list. The challenge is always to try and achieve more with less, so we’ve assembled a list of free web tools which will […]