Membership benefits

1. Professional Development

Educate Plus members benefit from significantly discounted admission rates to attend all Educate Plus professional development events.

  • Chapter Conferences
  • Professional Development events
  • Training courses
  • Workshops
  • Biennial Educate Plus International Conference (Auckland 2018)
  • Special Interest Groups – Informal networking and information exchange forums
  • Grants to further members’ professional development
  • Scholarship at the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Non-profit Studies (ACPNS) at QUT for a member to undertake formal studies in the Graduate Diploma of Business. (*Not available to Associate members)
  • Scholarships to attend the International Conference. (*Not available to Associate members)

2. Sharing Knowledge

Members are entitled to exclusive use of Educate Plus’s on-line bulletin board, which allows you to network with other members throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Post questions and queries and benefit from the knowledge and experience of other Educate Plus member.

3. Information and Communication

Members receive:

  • Quarterly Chapter e-newsletter
  • Hard-copy Face2Face Magazine
  • Latest Career Opportunities
  • Event and Webinar invitations
  • Survey results

4. Resources

The Member’s Area of this website houses many valuable resources including discussion papers, presentations and articles:

  • Fundraising
  • Marketing, PR and Communications
  • Alumni
  • Admissions and Enrolments

5. Training Programs

Courses to cover the fundamentals of the four Advancement pillars: Admissions; Alumni & Community Relations; Fundraising; and Marketing & Communications. Member discounts apply.

6. Networking

The ability to immediately connect with other members through:

  • Member’s Forum
  • A comprehensive directory of members
  • Events
  • Optional Chapter Committee participation (*Not available to Associate members)

7. Awards

Outstanding professionals are recognised for their involvement and for their expertise through the Educate Plus Awards program. (*Not available to Associate members)

8. Mentorship Program

Members have the opportunity to join our mentorship program.

9. Post Nominals *

In recognition of professionalism, knowledge and expertise the following postnominals are entitled to be used by Educate Plus members: (* Not available to Associate Members)

  • Member: M.Edplus
  • Fellow: F.Edplus

10. Affiliations

Educate Plus has strong relationships with other Professional Development organisations:

  • Educate Plus members may receive member’s rates at the Annual Conference organised by FIA (Fundraising Institute of Australia).
  • Educate Plus is an associated member of CFRE International.
  • Educate Plus has close ties to CASE (Council of Advancement and the Support of Education)
  • Educate Plus has close ties to MACE (Marketing, Advancement & Communication in Education, South Africa)
  • Educate Plus has close ties with FINZ (Fundraising Institute of New Zealand)
  • Following the recent International Conference we are looking to develop a partnership with AISAP  (Association of Independent School Admission Professionals USA)