Managing change in education


 ‘Change’ is often met with mixed feelings in education. Leaders and decision makers at schools, universities and colleges are constantly needing to re-adjust, re-evaluate, re-plan to keep up with change – new budgets, policies, technology, legislation, staffing structures, grading systems, accountability measures, cultural and social variations – the list goes on.  With changes on the […]


Twitter for Teachers

Twitter for teachers – a handy guide #ukedchat, #edutwitter, #sltchat, #bettchat – it’s easy to lose track of the endless numbers of education related hashtags! While Twitter can be a brilliant resource to continue your professional development and boost your school’s profile, sometimes the sheer volume of information and opinions can be a little overwhelming. […]


Livewire Loves #1

In the first installment of our new series – Livewire Loves – we take a look at some of the most uplifting news stories from the education, tech, health and social care sectors.   It was World Teachers’ Day on the 5th of October! How did you celebrate? The Independent reported that in Estonia, teachers […]


We’ve been shortlisted! CIPR Excellence Awards in two categories: Best Education and Best Low Budget Campaigns


Great news! We are delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted in not one, but two categories in this year’s CIPR Excellence Awards – Best Education and Best Low Budget campaigns – for our project  ‘Autism with Attitude: Challenging Perceptions and Celebrating Success’. Organised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, the professional body for […]


Crisis Communications and Reputation Management


Advice for schools: what to do in a media crisis Here at Livewire we love spreading the news about the amazing things schools are doing. Whether this be fantastic GCSE results, ground-breaking student projects or even renovating a World War Two bunker (yes, really!), highlighting the incredible things that students and teachers are achieving is […]


Livewire shortlisted for Best Education Communications Campaign 2018


Great news! We’re celebrating again having been shortlisted for Best Education Communications Campaign in the CIPR Pride Awards 2018 for our project Autism – challenging perceptions and celebrating success. Our brief from our client Outcomes First Group (OFG) was as follows: To raise awareness and understanding about autism To highlight the schools and individuals who […]


Best Education Communications Campaign – CIPR Gold Award!

Great news to start the year!  We’ve just scooped a Gold award from the Chartered Institute for Public Relations in recognition of the outstanding national and regional coverage we achieved for our client findaschool by 192.com. Our win was for running the Best Education Communications Campaign and promoting a ‘must-have’ free guide to UK school […]


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