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schools have to have an Online Strategy too…

  The school Daughter attends (pictured) has long recognised the need for an Online Strategy and like most businesses (of which a school is 0ne), the  expertise to deliver it is not inhouse. So last week I arranged one of my colleagues to sit down with the Sophia Mundi Steiner School Principal, the Parent Committee representative and Marketing Coordinator, the Chairman of the Board, the Registrar and myself to share and nut out what we proposed (based on previous conversations) and how to roll it out… a most productive meeting I must say. The Online Strategy is now full steam ahead,…

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How to Restart your Creative Juices! Little Bets: Think Differently

“Inventing the Future” is what Selling your Business is all about. Certainly, developing your exit strategy goes some way in making that become a reality, especially if looking to use the sale as a springboard for your next add-venture… Our education system places great emphasis on teaching us about facts that are already known, such as historical information or scientific tables, and then testing us in order to measure how much we’ve retained about that body of knowledge. Those skills work perfectly well for many situations, but not when doing something new. Or creative. Or original. They certainly won’t help…

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School’s hard knock over field of dreams…

Ah yes, fun and games at Daughters school… hhmmmm (Her) STEINER school operating out of the historic Abbotsford Convent faces closure after local residents successfully rallied against its expansion into an adjacent paddock. The Sophia Mundi Steiner School sought to build five new classrooms on Abbotsford Convent land next to the Collingwood Children’s Farm. Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/schools-hard-knock-over-field-of-dreams-20110611-1fymz.html#ixzz1P209kwKJ

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Alternative Education… is this something you have chosen for your child? I want to hear from you…

It is something I have chosen…definitely. Entrepreneurial thinking cannot be fostered in the current mainstream school environment as it is at the moment, so I’ve opted for a different path. Daughter is in year 6 now, and all is going very well… Which leads me to “Legacy” time… At her school, the grade 6 children decide what they would like to leave for the school community once they are on their way to bigger and better adventures in secondary school (hard to believe it’s happening already, where did that time go!) Well… following on from this theme, a couple of…

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