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Making Money the ‘Stars and Stripes’ Way: Some Ideas from American High School Fundraising

US-style fundraising has always been watched with some awe from Europe and other parts of the world. High schools around...

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The key to telephone fundraising? Get the right people making the calls…

Although it was invented more than 140 years ago, the humble telephone remains a sure-fire method of raising funds. It...

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26 Millennials tell us whether they would come back to visit their school a year on

ToucanTech editorial intern, Shivani Lodhia, interviews fellow school leavers, a year after they’ve flown the nest and settled in to...

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IDPE Conference Alternative Awards

Wow, what an IDPE conference! This week development managers from across the land (and some from over the Irish sea),...

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Engaging Your Alumni Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs can be a valuable source of funding, and mentoring and career support for school students, say alumni and development...

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Q&A with Education Data Lawyer Kate Grimley Evans

Hear what Kate, Education lead at law firm Stone King, thinks about changing data legislation and how she ended up...

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5 Strategies To Engage School-Leavers Before They Graduate

Engaging current students before they fly the nest is an effective alumni development strategy. “If we get things right before...

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A State School With Big Fundraising Goals

Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School is a state school with ambitions to raise funds and build a thriving network of alumni...

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A surge of new Uni & School campuses in the UAE – but how is the region tackling alumni relations?

The United Arab Emirates is fast becoming a white hot destination for foreign universities and schools. A plethora of western...

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Wetherby School Head of Communications Shares Her Story

My job is to keep everybody happy, says Amy Hutchinson who has a dual Comms and Headmaster’s PA role How...

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The Christmas Giving Season – Tips From Alpha Plus’ Tom Robertson

Tis’ nearly the season of goodwill, or so the saying goes. Xmas has historically been the time of giving. Twenty...

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UK EdTech Still Looking Strong Despite Brexit

Edtech has come of age. And the UK is keen to position itself as a hub for cutting-edge learning technologies,...

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Time to reassure your school leavers that your community is here to stay!

Two thirds of the British electorate spoke yesterday in an impressive display of our democratic process – whatever your views...

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IDPE 2016 roundtable – ‘online content that gets results’

On the morning of Tuesday 14th June at the IDPE Conference 2016, ToucanTech (known at the time as “Pelicanconnect”) founder...

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Seasoned online journalist shares his writing tips with UK schools

In May 2016, ToucanTech (fondly know at the time as Pelicanconnect) gave schools the opportunity to receive a free workshop teaching the...

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