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TIOB – How to use social media to promote your boarding provision

May 13 @ 10:30 - 11:30

  • Date: May 13, 2024
  • Time: 10:30 – 11:30
  • Cost: TIOB Member Rate – £65, Non-member Rate – £130
  • Audience: Assistant Heads, Heads of Boarding, Houseparents, Assistant Houseparents, all who work in boarding
  • Platform: Zoom (online) – webinar

Course Outline:

In this webinar, we will cover how to make the best use of the dynamic world of effective social media strategies for promoting your boarding school provision. Current and prospective parents, as well as students, will form opinions about our schools partly based on what is projected on social media. Therefore, harnessing the power of social media is essential for showcasing the unique offerings of your boarding school. Join us as we explore proven techniques to engage with prospective students, parents, and the wider community,  from crafting compelling content to leveraging the latest trends. Our speaker will discuss how to navigate various platforms, tailor your messaging, and ultimately create a digital narrative that highlights the exceptional opportunities and experiences your institution provides.

Learning Outcomes: 

  • To evaluate own school’s use of social media
  • How to best showcase your boarding provision
  • Hints and tips for your online presence.



Dan King, Assistant Head (Boarding and Compliance), Woodhouse Grove School

From September 2022, Dan commenced the role as Assistant Head (Boarding and Compliance), where he leads all aspects of the boarding provision, and preparing the school for the upcoming ISI inspection. Dan has recently completed the BSA Diploma in Boarding Leadership. He is also responsible for Health and Safety within the school setting as well as having responsibility for whole school policies and risk assessments. He is also a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, Chairperson of the Staff Association, and he remains heavily involved in the Games and Co-curricular Sport programme. Dan originally joined Woodhouse Grove School as Director of Sport in September 2017.


May 13
10:30 - 11:30
Event Category:


TIOB – The Institute of Boarding