Digital marketing & social media training

Free training from the experts – social media in a digital marketing strategy For those that want to find out more about the role of social media channels in a digital marketing strategy, check out the Insight session from Liz Moore this Friday… What is it? Social media, when used effectively, is an incredibly powerful

Budget Statement: Education Update

Today the Rt Hon Philip Hammond delivered his Budget Statement to the House of Commons. The emphasis the Chancellor placed on ensuring that the UK was ready to compete in a post Brexit world was evident in the education package that was announced, which included pledges to: Increase the number of skilled mathematicians, announcing that

RED Academy: Courses for real-world digital skills

RED Academy – a leading design and technology campus – is launching its full-time courses on 2 October and part-time courses commencing the week after. The courses, located in the heart of London at Aldwych House, offer students, graduates and employees real-world projects, coaching and skills needed to better equip themselves for technology-related careers. The

Mango at PLMR is recruiting a PR Account Manager

Mango at PLMR is an education specialist division within PLMR, a successful, fast-growing communications agency with a dynamic, vibrant team that works across a number of high profile clients to deliver public relations for its clients. We are currently looking for a PR Account Manager to play a central member of the Mango at PLMR team,

nasen provides advice and support at SEND show

17 October 2016: nasen has been welcoming back some of its team members this week as they return from a busy weekend in London at this year’s TES SEND Show.   As the education sector’s leading association for special educational needs and disabilities, nasen staff were on hand to provide advice and guidance to visitors.

International Women’s Day: In praise of women (part two)

In honour of International Women’s Day, here’s part two of our ‘in praise of women’ blog. Picking your inspirational woman isn’t easy. There have been so many amazing women throughout history but often it’s those closest to us that prove to be the biggest inspirations. So this one’s for our families and our friends. Mango

International Women’s Day: In praise of women (part one)

Today is International Women’s Day, and we’ve all decided to write about some of those who stand out to us. Sue Murray: Like picking a favourite book or song, picking an inspirational woman is really difficult. There have been so many that deserve a mention: Marie Curie is always right up there. To be the

Pupil exposure to ICT continues to rise despite its value being questioned

Despite a recent OECD report questioning the value of classroom technology, UK schools continue to increase the amount of teaching time using ICT.   The British Educational Suppliers Association’s (BESA) annual ‘ICT in UK State Schools’ research findings shows that pupils are currently exposed to ICT for 53 per cent of teaching time in comparison

Education PR: A few top tips

Our last post talked about the top mistakes made in education PR, so we thought we would follow that with a few top tips on what you should do!   Work with schools: If you’re in the development stages then get yourself a beta-testing network or some ambassador schools. Product launches will rarely resonate as

Education PR: Biggest mistakes to avoid

So, you have a service or solution that can save schools time, or help raise pupils’ attainment, and you want to target the education sector with PR? Here’s our advice on what you shouldn’t do!   Don’t be too sales orientated: It’s counter intuitive for some people, but an article that talks about how great

Stationery, friends, boys and new beginnings…

As children across the country return to school, here are some of our strongest memories of our own school days. Lydia Slaughter: I would love to say that my favourite thing about starting a new school year was something academic, but in all honesty…it really wasn’t. For me, it was always that feeling of new beginnings