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Halpin announces FE Consulting Team

Halpin announces FE Consulting Team

Halpin, a management consultancy for the nonprofit sector, has today launched a suite of services tailored to the further education sector, and has assembled a team of highly regarded FE experts to deliver them.
Sam Gyimah joins Halpin as Senior Advisor

Sam Gyimah joins Halpin as Senior Advisor

Halpin is pleased to announce Sam Gyimah has joined the team as a Senior Advisor.
Higher Education governance in a time of crisis

Higher Education governance in a time of crisis

To help the sector understand the impact of Covid-19 on governance practice and to give reassurance to universities that they were not alone in overcoming these new challenges, we captured feedback from 39 institutions via a short online survey.
Where we find kind – kindness resources

Where we find kind – kindness resources

During the course of Susie Hills' research into kindness, particular in a leadership context, she has found these resources a particular source of inspiration. Here we list the books, articles, websites and TED Talks that have infomred Susie's thinking along the way.
Philanthropy and a Covid-19 Rich List

Philanthropy and a Covid-19 Rich List

Reading the recently published Sunday Times Rich List 2020 feels extraordinary. So many fortunes changing so quickly and so much reputational damage for the super-rich. And a very different editorial tone from the Sunday Times. What should those working in philanthropy take from this year's Rich List?
Fundraising – good enough to cut?

Fundraising – good enough to cut?

The CASE-Ross survey is out. As in most other years, it shows an increase in the amount being pledged (over 20% ...
Interview: Why HE governance has lessons to learn from the FE Sector

Interview: Why HE governance has lessons to learn from the FE Sector

How does governance in the Further Education sector compare to that in universities? Is there anything that each sector can learn from the other? We interview Craig Williams, a Clerk with experience of both areas, to better understand both the differences and lessons to be learned.
Reinventing international higher education

Reinventing international higher education

Covid-19 has brought significant risks to international student mobility, but it also brings an opportunity to reinvent the business of international education. Dr Vicky Lewis discusses some of the ways that this could take place, based on issues raised at the 2020 International Higher Education Forum.
Can governance still be effective from a distance?

Can governance still be effective from a distance?

In these challenging times, the need for good governance practice is more essential than ever. Without careful management, a remote meeting can have lower levels of engagement, an inadequate level of debate and ultimately, ineffectual decision making. Our top ten tips can help ensure that your Board meeting maintains high levels of effectiveness.
Interview: Risk & Student Experience with Shakira Martin

Interview: Risk & Student Experience with Shakira Martin

Shakira Martin is Head of Student Experience at Rose Bruford College. Before that, she was President of the National Union of Students UK. She’s also a Consulting Fellow for Halpin and a member of our Advisory Group. A few weeks ago Olivia Dunn caught up with her to ask her about risks within student experience. Here’s what she had to say.
10 things HE marketeers can do from home

10 things HE marketeers can do from home

Remote working? Here are 10 things that higher education marketeers can do at home that will deliver some positive impact both now and in the future.
Remote working support

Remote working support

A number of our clients have asked us about the best way to approach remote working. For many employees, this is the first time they have worked from home, and circumstances mean people will appreciate guidance and reassurance. Active remote management at this time will be absolutely key for keeping people engaged and healthy, mentally and physically.