Is mental health support & healthcare provision the new differentiator in the UK education market?
“We don’t see mental health being able to be dealt with by one person or one department”
In a crowded competitive market looking to attract both domestic and international students, UK Boarding Schools & Universities are always looking for a competitive edge.
Pre Covid, pastoral care was an issue that families who came to UK Education Guide for independent support were increasingly asking about, we could already see this issue rising up the list of questions particularly from parents selecting Boarding schools for their children.
A review of a new book by Marian Salzman, The New Megatrends, presents a “2038 futurein which the pandemic has never gone away and in which we live with a parade of ever-mutating variants. In that world, protection against disease is a luxury good. Universities that wish to position themselves to thrive in that imagined future may want to invest in campus health as a core capability, right up there with teaching and research excellence.”