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10 Questions About Social Media Marketing for Schools Answered

Social media marketing for schools is a big deal and it is pretty tough. When you go online you will see schools competing for social media recognition. The highly active social media networks - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google are all available for schools to leverage to gain brand recognition. Most schools are understaffed and do not have a budget for social strategy. As a matter of fact, in our social media survey of 100+ schools, we found that one-third of schools don't have any social media budget, and another one-third don't know how much to spend. Additionally, only 5% of respondents have social media marketing as a full-time job, and 68% dedicate five hours or less per week to social media marketing. Now you know that you are not alone. Many schools like yours are in the same boat. However, there are many of your competitors who know the benefit of social media marketing to their business and have a strong budget for it. We know how difficult …

Ondo State Stops Free Education in Secondary Schools

Many secondary school students have been left devastated as the Ondo state government has decided to stop offering free education to secondary school.

Prior to this development, all primary and secondary school students in the state had been enrolling in government schools free of charge. The state government has now decided to stop free education in secondary schools while maintaining the scheme in the primary school level.
This decision was part of the 19 point communiqué issued after a two day education summit held in the state which had over 2000 stakeholders in attendance. The communique which was signed by the Permanent Secretary in the Education Ministry, Steve Awosika in Akure at the weekend asked the State Government to recruit teachers to fill all relevant vacancies in public primary and secondary schools. 

Bedtime Stories Series: The Girl Who Tried To Fly

Once upon a time, there was a girl named Lily. She was four years old. She always tried to fly. She jumped off of a chair. Boom! Her mom Kate came running in.

“Are you ok?” asked her mom.
“Yes,” answered Lily, but Lily did not give up. She jumped off of everything that was tall but it got late so she went to bed. That night she woke up and started to jump on her bed and started to fly.

Tourism To Be Taught As A Subject In Secondary Schools

The Nigerian school curriculum is about to get an exciting new addition. Plans have been concluded to introduce tourism as a subject in senior secondary schools.
Mrs Patricia Narai, Deputy Director, Domestic Tourism in the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture revealed this in a statement. She said, "The Nigerian Educational Development Council has proposed 34 trades and identified tourism as one of the trades to be thought at the entrepreneurship level.