IDPE podcasts

 

Our new podcasts provide snapshots of best practice, emerging trends and practical tips, to support and develop your school’s fundraising and engagement.

Listen now to inspirational speakers from across the education and charitable sectors.



 
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Jo Beckett
Joint CEO
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Louise Bennett
Joint CEO
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Join IDPE’s Joint CEOs, Jo Beckett and Louise Bennett in conversation with Deputy Chair of IDPE and Director of Development at Warwick Independent Schools Foundation, Phillip Rothwell, sharing their key takeaways from IDPE Live. Listen to the full podcast recording
Adrian Ballard
Head of Foundation
​​​​​​​Sherborne School

IDPE’s Joint CEO, Louise Bennett, speaks to Adrian Ballard, Head of Foundation, Sherborne School, about how the school has reacted to the coronavirus situation, how they are reaching out to the school community and the challenges of working as part of a smaller team.

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Tara George
Development and Alumni Relations Director
​​​​​​​St Benedict's School
IDPE Joint CEO Louise Bennett speaks to Tara George, Development and Alumni Relations Director, St Benedict's School, about her school’s reaction to coronavirus, the importance and changes to internal and external communications and how her strategy for the rest of the year has changed. Listen to the full podcast recording
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Jo Ballantine

Director of Development
​​​​​​​The Royal Latin School
Jo Beckett, Joint CEO, IDPE, is joined by Jo Ballantine, Director of Development, The Royal Latin School, to discuss how her school has responded to the coronavirus crisis, the most effective ways of communicating with the school community and the responses they’ve received. Listen to the full podcast recording

Simon Lerwill 
Foundation Director
Marlborough College
Jo Beckett, Joint CEO, IDPE, is joined by Simon Lerwill, Foundation Director, Marlborough College, to discuss how Marlborough College’s development office has been coordinating engagement with the local community, their priorities, and their biggest challenges during the coronavirus situation. Listen to the full podcast recording
Susie Baker
Director of Waynflete Office
Magdalen College School
IDPE Joint CEO Louise Bennett interviews Susie Baker, Director of the Waynflete Office, Magdalen College School, about how her team has adapted to home working, how she is reaching out to the school community and her communication strategy during the coronavirus situation. Listen to the full podcast recording
Melanie Bushell
Development Director
The Portsmouth Grammar School

IDPE Joint CEO Louise Bennett speaks with Melanie Bushell about the challenges facing development teams during the coronavirus situation, how Portsmouth Grammar School has reacted to the crisis and how she is continuing to engage with the school community.

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Bill Abraham
Director of Development University of London
Holly Peterson
Head of Constituency Engagement
University of London
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Bill Abraham and Holly Peterson discuss their top tips for how schools can demonstrate the impact of philanthropic activity. Listen to the full podcast recording
Emma McFadyen
Head of Alumni Relations and Volunteering
University of Exeter
Emma discusses how engaging your alumni in your careers programme can deepen the relationship with your alumni and support your students, including the main benefits and challenges she had to overcome in developing careers programmes.
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Sean Davey
Head of Foundation and International Business Development
Reigate Grammar School
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Nick Pettingale
Director of External Relations
Ellesmere College
In conversation with IDPE's CEO Jo Beckett, Sean and Nick discuss the opportunities for schools to franchise their brand overseas. Listen to the full podcast recording

John Rux-Burton
Founder and Managing Partner 
Rux Burton Associates

 
In conversation with IDPE's CEO Jo Beckett, John Rux-Burton, Founder and Managing Partner of Rux Burton Associates discusses setting up, and tips for developing, regular giving programmes. Listen to the full podcast recording

Karen Hartshorn
IDPE Chairman and Director of Development for Pangbourne College

 
Karen Hartshorn, IDPE Chairman and Director of Development for Pangbourne College, speaks to IDPE’s CEO Jo Beckett about what has changed for schools’ development over 20 years and what should be the focus for the future. Listen to the full podcast recording
 

Ian MacQuillin
Director
Rogare: The Fundraising Think Tank
Ian MacQuillin, Director, Rogare: The Fundraising Think Tank, speaks to Phillip Rothwell about the importance of ethical theory and of being prepared when approaching ethical fundraising issues. Listen to the full podcast recording

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Sarah Butterworth
Assistant Head, Community Partnerships Director and Director of US Admissions
Highgate School

David Goodhew
Head
Latymer Upper School
In converstation with IDPE Deputy Chair and Director of Development for Warwick Independent Schools Foundation, Sarah Butterworth and David Goodhew discuss the effect of partnerships and bursary programmes on their respective schools. Listen to the full podcast recording

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John Rux-Burton
Founder and Managing Partner 
Rux Burton Associates
In conversation with IDPE's CEO Jo Beckett, John Rux-Burton, Founder and Managing Partner of Rux Burton Associates discusses the last 20 years of schools' development including the biggest changes and challenges schools have faced, and advice for schools' moving forwards. Listen to the full podcast recording

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Philip Britton
Headmaster
Bolton School

Laura Firth
Head of Development
Bolton School

In conversation with IDPE’s CEO Jo Beckett, Philip Britton and Laura Firth, Headmaster and Head of Development, Bolton School, provide an insight into how they work together practically to achieve the school’s fundraising vision.

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