Insights: Education

Stand partners with Big Change and the LEGO Foundation on the launch of the global Big Education Conversation initiative

Stand has been appointed by Big Change – a charity founded to transform the way we support the next generation - to expand its Big Education Conversation initiative, in collaboration with the LEGO Foundation.

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Harnessing your superpower

I was diagnosed with ADHD in January 2021, whilst I was in the middle of Masters degree. Since then, I have been on a journey of self-discovery (to use a classic cliché). I threw myself into researching ADHD and...

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Weight: The overlooked health inequality

In my adult life, I’ve never been smaller than a size 12. There was a time I visited the gym three times a day, stopped eating properly, and took diet pills to lose weight. I had some “success”, losing...

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What I learnt during my time as a carer

Just like so many individuals, working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic made me re-evaluate my work situation. Do I enjoy my role? Do I find it rewarding? These were questions that I had sometimes considered pre-COVID. But the...

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Lessons from remote working #2 – Kids… all day, every day

Wednesday 18th March, 5pm was a life-defining moment for many parents.  It was when the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, announced that schools would be closed ‘until further notice’.

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The DofE Experience List

2020 is looking good. That’s if our first campaign for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is anything to go by. We kicked off the new decade securing blanket media coverage and more than 30 national hits for the launch...

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Stand Agency’s new brief tackles STE(A)M skills crisis

Stand Agency has been appointed by the Engineering Development Trust. EDT is a charity that works to enhance experiences for young people within STE(A)M (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) through the Industrial Cadets programme. By working with education,...

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Older posts

Stand shifts as we move into our second decade

I founded Stand with one simple (but typically ambitious) belief: that good comms can...

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Veganuary’s Top Tips: An Expert’s Guide

I first took part in Veganuary in 2018, thinking I probably wouldn’t even last...

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The cow in the room of climate action

When I attended COP26 last year, I was not in the least bit surprised...

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Cero Generation appoints Stand to raise profile and power a conversation about solar in Europe

Stand has been appointed by Cero Generation – the leading European solar energy developer...

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Stand partners with Big Change and the LEGO Foundation on the launch of the global Big Education Conversation initiative

Stand has been appointed by Big Change – a charity founded to transform the...

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Is making the ‘right’ choice becoming unaffordable?

There is no shortage of evidence out there demonstrating that citizens are more likely...

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