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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 6 October 2022

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…

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…

Case Study – Pymble Brand Story

Case Study – Pymble Brand Story

Sheila Molloy Blog 6 October 2022

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 6 October 2022

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 6 October 2022

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…

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…

How to use a crisis to engage a community

How to use a crisis to engage a community

Sheila Molloy Blog 12 August 2020

It seems so long ago now that COVID-19 entered our lives and took over almost all aspects of it. Almost eight months have passed since the day staff at Carey Baptist Grammar School in Melbourne were notified of a case of the virus at the School. This was the first…

Excellence in the Field of Advancement – How FREDA connected an Alumnae community

Excellence in the Field of Advancement – How FREDA connected an Alumnae community

Sheila Molloy Blog 12 April 2020

What a year! We will never forget 2020. For decades to come, Advancement professionals in university residential colleges will reflect on the pain of cut budgets, the devastation of cancelling engagement events and how Zoom became part of our everyday working lives. “When women support women, amazing things…

Trust

Trust

Sheila Molloy Blog 6 October 2022

Post-COVID-19 shutdown, we’re feeling a cautious sense of confidence here in the Great Southern region. We live and work in WA, land of the hard border, after all. How long that feeling will last is anyone’s guess, but, either way, what are we choosing to take forward with us, and…

The Power of History Making

The Power of History Making

Sheila Molloy Blog 6 October 2022

Educational institutions value history. They respect the idea of examining the past in order to accommodate the present and plan for the future. ‘History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to…

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