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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 …

Prioritizing Education: Taraba Recruits 3,000 Secondary School Teachers

In a bid to improve the standard of education in the state, governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has recruited no fewer than 3,000 teachers.
The newly recruited teachers have received their appointment letters from the governor. During the presentation ceremony, Ishaku revealed that his move to hire thousands of teachers into the system was to reposition the states education sector to compete favourably with other states.

December 1 Is A Public Holiday!

The federal government has declared December 1, 2017 a public holiday to mark the Eid-el-Maulud celebration.


The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (rtd), who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians to use the Eid-el-Maulud celebration to pray for peace, progress and unity of the nation.

Akwa Ibom Gov't Closes 78 Private Schools Operating Illegally

Private schools that have been operating illegally in Akwa Ibom state have been busted. No fewer than 78 of such schools cutting across nursery, primary, and secondary, have been shut down.

A Comparison Between Education In Nigeria And The US

by Loius Stone
The children sit under a tree on benches. A free standing blackboard that has seen many years of chalk is set up in front of them. The teacher writes a few words on the board and the children copy it down into their books. Their look at their teacher with rapt attention as he/she starts to explain the day’s lesson.
A lot of what they will do will be in theory. If there are any science experiments, they will stand at one table and watch the teacher do the experiment. As it progresses they will write down their notes about any observations they make, and the teacher’s explanation of the results. Their notebooks serve as their textbooks and their memories serve to fill in the gaps.

Bedtime Stories Series: Uncertain Travels

There was once a gorgeous snake on one side of a lake that wanted to go to the other side of the lake. The snake always saw dolphins playing in the lake. This time, however, for the first time ever, it rattled to tell a dolphin to come over for goodness sake. 
The snake said that it wanted to climb on the dolphin’s back. It was very necessary for the snake to get to the other side of the lake as soon as possible. For goodness sake, the snake’s mother was ill and had to have someone by her side.