A handful of innovative day schools have enhanced their roll and income in recent years by recruiting overseas pupils on a Homestay programme. We are extremely fortunate to have two key speakers who know this market inside out and can present the benefits and challenges for delegates who are considering introducing a Homestay programme in their school.
Our event will tell you all you need to know to establish a successful Homestay programme including:
Key issues to consider
Achieving support for the initiative
Costs and income streams
Sourcing host families
Benefits to parents and schools
Who is it for?
Heads, Bursars, Marketing Managers, SLT members who have responsibility for development and Governors.
A Geographer by training, Peter has held a number of roles in the 35 years he has been at Norwich School – Head of Geography, Housemaster, Senior Master and Assistant Head. In his current role as Director of Development his team have been instrumental in the introduction of Sixth-Form International Pupils into a hugely over-subscribed Homestay Scheme at the school.
Danielle has worked at Gabbitas Education for 6 years. During this time she has worked with many independent schools and clients from all around the world. The team deliver various student support services to international students attending day, boarding schools and universities across the UK. Danielle is also the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the company.
Melanie Tucker has worked with many independent schools, helping them to develop effective business models and marketing strategies. She has a track record of increasing recruitment and income. An innovative thinker and an expert in business strategy, she makes a significant contribution to entrepreneurial activity in the sector.
Head of Community Development
Hugh J Boswell Insurance Brokers
Rachele acts for a number of independent schools, advising them on risk management and insurance issues. She delivers a bespoke insurance programme that delivers cost-effective protection against a wide range of risks facing the sector today.
The event commences 10.15 a.m. and concludes at 2 p.m.
This event is limited to 25 delegates and likely to be oversubscribed, so early booking is advised.
£195 per delegate
Early bird booking reduction £175 if booked by Tuesday 17 September