News & Articles

We like to have our finger on the pulse. Here, you’ll find our entire library of blogs and articles.

If you’d like to write for Halpin as a guest author, we’d love to hear from you.

 

The shortcut to empowered communications

The shortcut to empowered communications

In a world of noise, claim back your measured silence: the gaps in the conversation, the spaces between the words, the pause for thought. Use this as your most empowering tool for communication.
How much do Teaching Excellence awards and badges matter?

How much do Teaching Excellence awards and badges matter?

Are teaching excellence awards and badges just for the feel-good factor, or are they vital information for students to hone their consumer persona and ‘wise choice’ skills?
Fundraising lessons from Gareth Southgate

Fundraising lessons from Gareth Southgate

Let’s face it, who isn’t just a little bit in love with Gareth Southgate right now? Who wouldn’t be impressed by his focus, modesty, attention to detail, attitude and waistcoats. As we all reflect on an extraordinary match, I think there are some interesting lessons for fundraisers.
7 things state school Heads need to know about fundraising….

7 things state school Heads need to know about fundraising….

If you are Head of a state school you won’t have much time to read this so here are the 7 things you need to know about fundraising….
A new recipe for higher education governance

A new recipe for higher education governance

The governance of our universities has focused inwards and concentrated on compliance rather than focusing outwards and on culture. This lack of focus on culture is very risky.
Funding the fundraising

Funding the fundraising

By encouraging and educating donors to challenge the ‘accepted wisdom’ of how fundraising has traditionally been funded, a tremendous opportunity for change – and a new way of thinking – presents itself. And that is something we should all be excited by.
Four ways to bolster your independent school’s fundraising in choppy financial waters.

Four ways to bolster your independent school’s fundraising in choppy financial waters.

The Independent school market is facing a storm of pressures. Costs and customer expectations are going up yet there is a deflationary pressure on fees, international markets are challenging and there is a scarcity of capital funding.
How can we use kindness to guide our fundraising?

How can we use kindness to guide our fundraising?

What if we reimagined fundraising using the guiding principle of kindness?
Why aren’t the Rich Listers giving (and how can we change that)?

Why aren’t the Rich Listers giving (and how can we change that)?

If giving amongst the ultra-rich is to grow, then charities must take inspiration from the higher education sector, and invest in major gift fundraising now.
My life in fundraising (and why I joined The Halpin Partnership)

My life in fundraising (and why I joined The Halpin Partnership)

Fundraising is a profession that plays a vital role in creating, sustaining and reclaiming institutions that are essential to the greater good. And, as I speak with young people considering careers, I have found nonprofit work has become an important option.
Introducing…Halpin Fundraising

Introducing…Halpin Fundraising

Halpin Partnership has today announced its fundraising services as part of its suite of education management consultancy services.
What international education needs: inclusive approaches on every level

What international education needs: inclusive approaches on every level

There have been some significant shifts in the global discourse about higher education internationalisation recently. The Western perspective that has tended to dominate, with its assumptions that internationalisation is ‘a good thing’, is being challenged. Is it positive for everyone? And have we been guilty of taking a narrow (and lopsided) view of what it’s all about?