Tracy Playle
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What is your role within the higher education/university sector, or in what way do you work with the sector?
Communications consultant with Pickle Jar Communications specialising largely in the HE sector with support services including new and social media consultancy, multi-media production and copywriting. Former Chair of the CIPR's Education & Skills sector group and CIPR Council member. Former Head of Research-TV and member of staff at the University of Warwick. Find out more by visiting my personal website or

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CASE Internal Communications Seminar at ETC Venues - Bonhill House London, United Kingdom

June 13, 2013 from 8:45am to 4:45pm
Internal communications are always a challenge, especially in complicated educational organisations. Our one-day seminar will address these challenges and equip participants with proven strategies on what you should be communicating, the best way to do it and who you should be communicating with.Attend this seminar to hear from expert speakers and network with like-minded professionals. The event will cover the width and breadth of internal communications, from negotiating difficult messages…See More
May 28, 2013
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Using social media for events (free pre-recorded webinars)

A couple of weeks ago I delivered a presentation on the use of social media at events for a CASE Europe Events Masterclass. Since the session was delivered at the end of day, to save the audience from having to take lots of notes, I instead promised them that I would record the session again for them as a video. I have now done that and have made the two-part session available for…See More
Apr 29, 2013
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Time to let go – engagement through humour in the education sector

This post was originally posted over on my blog at Pickle Jar Communications.  My team and I were working in-house with a university a few weeks doing some creative content planning. Our session was going really well. Everyone around the table was engaged, everyone creating great content ideas and everyone – dare I say it –…See More
Apr 11, 2013
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Aug 3, 2012


Comment Wall (22 comments)

At 22:02 on October 20, 2008, Mandy Phillips said…

Once I've gathered them, I'll be happy to share!

At 9:54 on October 21, 2008, Peter Dunn said…
The site's picture editor does seem to have cropped my pic rather oddly is it possible to fix it!

At 15:15 on October 21, 2008, Jess Elvidge said…
Hi there Tracy! Fantastic job on the site, looks great. I should have corrected my horizontal self now - I am having a few 'arguments' with Photoshop today - we are not getting on.

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