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A little less PR, a little more communication, please

A few weeks ago, a fellow PR said to me, “no matter the problem, nine times out of ten, a PR agency will give you a PR solution.” Papillon started out as a PR agency; press releases, media relations, slick campaigns, events, ideas and creativity in buckets – and this will be in Papillon’s DNA forever. But a few years …

Academies: what’s the problem?

The transition from local authority school to academy isn’t an easy one. The promise of the academies program, namely that headteachers, free of local authorities, would gain autonomy and sail into a brighter future met choppy waters. The school leaders we speak to are taken aback by the amount of negative feeling the word ‘academy’ evokes. They point to the …