News for Suppliers 2016-11-08T15:46:14+00:00
1311, 2017

A Headteacher’s Guide To Sales Negotiations

November 13th, 2017|

Hayley Dunn explains how heads can enter that next tricky sales negotiation with eyes wide open… Have you ever watched Dragons’ Den and observed the negotiation discussions? Have you noticed that the Dragons very rarely move from their initial offer? It’s because they’re clear as to what [...]

2109, 2017

The No1 Tip to Get More Meetings with Principals

September 21st, 2017|

"It is easier to call a CEO of a listed company than a headmaster from a primary school" Why is it so hard to get a meeting with a head? Most sales people from school suppliers immediately say it is because of the gatekeeper - [...]

3108, 2017

Never Email a Quote

August 31st, 2017|

Never ever send a quote by email to a school. Are we serious?!! Well, we are half serious. We knew we needed a catchy heading to grab your attention. The reality is that you will need to eventually email through a quote to the school [...]

2104, 2017

12 EdTech Startups Teaching South Africans [Digital All Stars]

April 21st, 2017|

Digital All Stars is a series of articles which aims to celebrate the best of South African digital. The articles, which will appear on Memeburn and Ventureburn, recognise and celebrate South Africa’s best digital entrepreneurs, business people, advertisers, and media professionals among others. The All [...]

1804, 2017

High Marks: Ed Tech Deals Tick Up In Q1’17

April 18th, 2017|

Despite the fall-off in ed tech investment activity in 2016, two ed tech unicorns were minted last year. Deals to education technology startups (ed tech) bounced back in Q1’17 after a significant decline last year. In 2016, the sector’s four-year growth streak dropped off for both deal count [...]

1403, 2017

SBMA National Conference 2017 – All You Need to Know

March 14th, 2017|

The School Business Managers Association is holding their 2nd National Conference at the four-star Southern Sun Hotel at OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg on Thursday and Friday 18-19 May 2017. After a very successful first event, this 2-day event is planning on once again providing [...]

203, 2017

School Supplier Speed Dating Event Gauteng – Feedback

March 2nd, 2017|

ADESSA, EduWeek and SchoolAdvisor held a school supplier networking event sponsored by Investec on the 22nd of February at the Investec offices in Sandton. There were 56 representatives from various school supplier companies present on the day. Each of the suppliers represented took part in [...]

103, 2017

To Re-Capture the Education Market, Microsoft Aims to Offer a Compelling Alternative to Google’s Chromebook

March 1st, 2017|

In recent years Google’s offerings—in particular, Chromebooks—have captured plenty of media attention and domestic market share. Futuresource, a market research firm, estimated that Chromebooks accounted for more than half the U.S. education sales in the first quarter of 2016. The same source estimates that Windows [...]

2501, 2017

What is the School Business Managers’ Association (SA)?

January 25th, 2017|

What is the SBMA? The School Business Managers’ Association (SA) is a professional membership organisation for those responsible for school financial administration and management at public schools. The SBMA was established in 2008 to address the professional needs at public schools. Principals and finance staff [...]

612, 2016

ADESSA and SchoolAdvisor Speed Dating Event

December 6th, 2016|

On Thursday, 1 December 2016, a number of ADESSA members and ScoolAdvisor members came together at the offices of Investec in Cape Town to explore collaboration opportunities. This speed dating event was the first of potentially many more.  The event was sponsored by Investec. Click [...]

2311, 2016

Curro to Buy Half of BA Isago University

November 23rd, 2016|

Curro is buying half of Botswana's BA Isago University for an undisclosed amount, it announced on Monday, 21 November 2016. We found this one on BizCommunity and thought that it would interest you. BA Isago was established in 2002 and operates from four campuses - Gaborone, [...]

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