Category: Blog

Worlds Away

Worlds Away

Sheila Molloy

8 January 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

8 December 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
Trust

Trust

Sheila Molloy

30 November 2020

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

18 November 2020

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
f2f October 2020

f2f October 2020

Sheila Molloy

18 October 2020

The much anticipated 2020 Face to Face magazine was released this October. This is an edition with a difference – to provide a more interactive and immersive experience we went digital. As educational institutions around Australasia reimagine education from the ground up, we’ve also been thinking deeply about how to

Your point of difference is not enough

Sheila Molloy

30 June 2020

Recognised authority and facilitator Pauline returned to Adelaide to present at EDGE 2019, the SA/NT Chapter Conference. Pauline specialises in facilitating organisational transformation, enabling the individual and the organisation to perform at their best and to become a leader in their field. People don’t buy what you do, they
Reputation and Crisis Management

Reputation and Crisis Management

Sheila Molloy

26 June 2020

‘There’s no denying the need for harnessing the power of social media, but it’s a power that needs to be harnessed correctly because your reputation is on the line and one small error in judgement (or ill-thought out Facebook comment) could see you on the front page of
Achieving Wildly Important Goals

Achieving Wildly Important Goals

Educate Plus

25 May 2020

Advancement really distinguishes itself by how we focus on the difficult immediately, while the impossible seems to take a bit longer. Without exception, my colleagues in Educate Plus all seem to be in positions where there is the need to achieve wildly important goals. I want
How to successfully engage Alumni with current students

How to successfully engage Alumni with current students

Educate Plus

3 March 2020

Inspired by Yarra Alumni of Yarra Valley Grammar, established in 1966, are known as Yarra Old Grammarians (YOG). The YOG Association inspires Yarra’s past and present communities with the opportunity to connect, benefit and contribute. Two newly introduced initiatives that are proving truly inspirational, to students and alumni alike, are
Trevor Wigney Award Winner 2018: John Collins

Trevor Wigney Award Winner 2018: John Collins

Naomi De Rosa

14 September 2018

Image L-R: Nick Jaffer, Mandy McFarland, John Collins, Neil McWhannell This is Educate Plus’s most prestigious recognition of a member for outstanding service in the advancement of education in Australasia. It recognises individuals who have made a significant contribution through exceptional advancement success and