Educate Plus

Author: Sheila Molloy

The Return of International Students – But When?

The Return of International Students – But When?

Sheila Molloy Blog 11 August 2021

Border restrictions as a result of COVID-19 have, and continue to, impact education providers in Australia who have CRICOS registration. The once flourishing abundance of international students arriving to study in our country have ground to a halt leaving a void of cultural richness in our local schools. So, what…

Meet an Educate Plus Colleague

Meet an Educate Plus Colleague

Sheila Molloy Blog 29 January 2023

By Stephanie Kane, Alumni Engagement, Wellington Region, New Zealand   Many years ago (1998 to be precise), I began working at Wellington College, in their Transition and Careers Department, organising work experience, speakers for career paths and life skills and helping to write CVs for…

Non Conference Week Online Series

Non Conference Week Online Series

Sheila Molloy News 29 January 2023

Thank you to all who made our Non Conference Week Online Series a success. We are also very grateful for the feedback received that will go towards future planning for online and face to face events. Please reach out to Head Office with any ideas for speakers or topics that…

Gin Reunions!

Gin Reunions!

Sheila Molloy Blog 9 October 2021

By Sandy Goddard Director of Community Development at Canberra Grammar School We always look forward to our Alumni reunions. So much of our engagement is based upon catching up in person, having natural, pleasant interactions and strengthening relationships. But lockdowns, postponements, and cancellations don’t bode well in trying to…

Impact of Recent Events on Development Programs, Staffing & Budget Decisions in schools

Impact of Recent Events on Development Programs, Staffing & Budget Decisions in schools

Sheila Molloy News 9 July 2021

SEPTEMBER 2020 As we begin to emerge from the immediate effects of the horrific drought, bushfires and COVID19 virus pandemic, independent school development teams face operational and financial challenges. Marts & Lundy and Educate Plus developed a brief survey to learn about how recent events have impacted programs, communications, staffing…

Postponement of International Conference

Postponement of International Conference

Sheila Molloy News 29 January 2023

It is with regret that following a meeting of the Board earlier this week, the decision has been made to postpone the International Conference, originally scheduled for September 6-9, 2021. Unfortunately COVID restrictions and lockdowns and the increasing reluctance of institutions allowing staff travel at this tenuous time have led…

Case Study – Pymble Brand Story

Case Study – Pymble Brand Story

Sheila Molloy Blog 29 January 2023

Pymble ignites within our girls, ‘Watch us Change the World’  By Kelly Mancey Director – Community Engagement, Pymble Ladies’ College Our ‘Watch Us Change the World’ campaign positions Pymble Ladies’ College as a school with an unwavering belief in young women and what their futures hold. It also reflects the…

Top Tips for mentors

Top Tips for mentors

Sheila Molloy Blog 29 January 2023

Mentoring Experiences My first mentor was Dr Henry Drucker, the man responsible for professionalising fundraising at UK universities, and leader of the University of Oxford’s first major fundraising campaign. He took me to my very first major gift meeting… and was kind and patient with his feedback after I…

Professional Development with purpose – looking to the future

Professional Development with purpose – looking to the future

Sheila Molloy Blog 4 August 2021

Why now is a good time to invest in your future with PD? Training isn’t just important for your development and career progression, it is vital. Our Certified Advancement Practitioner training offers a prime opportunity for you to expand your knowledge base, encourage innovative thinking and empower you with the…

The Power of Mentoring

The Power of Mentoring

Sheila Molloy Blog 29 January 2023

At Educate Plus we appreciate and understand the power of mentoring (watch video) In our close knit, collegial and supportive community, informal mentoring takes place regularly at our SIGs, PD events and conferences. Our members come together to network, to support and to learn from one another. As we…

A date for your 2021 diary!

A date for your 2021 diary!

Sheila Molloy News 1 November 2021

Monday 6 – Thursday 9 September 2021 – Adelaide Convention Centre Here at Educate Plus, we believe that it pays to be brave. We have changed the date of our International Conference to adjust to the ever changing COVID landscape and have now settled on the date above. We…

Worlds Away

Worlds Away

Sheila Molloy Blog 1 August 2021

October 2019 saw a joyous travel moment with a snorkelling trip to the warm, green waters of El Nido in the Philippines. During a 12 hour wait for a connecting return flight, we sipped whiskey in the comfort of an ‘80s band at the Manila Casino. That smoky night resulted…

We thank our Organisational Platinum Sponsors