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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 …

80% Of Teachers in Nasarawa Are Incompetent - Gov Al-Makura Says

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has disclosed that over 80% of teachers in Nasarawa State, are incompetent to teach in public schools in the state.

The governor made this known on Monday at the opening ceremony of two days curriculum review for Colleges of Education, at the hall 14 of College of Education, Akwanga, Nasarawa State.

The governor who spoke through the state commissioner for Education, Alhaji Ahmed Tijjani Aliyu, also decried the rot in the educational sector of the country.

When asked if the state government has any plans to sack the incompetent teachers, the commissioner said no, "we will train and retrain them to meet up with the required standard."

The governor tasked colleges of education in the country to put more efforts in the training of teachers.

He commended TETFUND, for its immense contributions to tertiary institutions in the state.

He disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari, will be in the state next week Tuesday, to commission some projects, particularly a special school for the disabled persons in the state.

Earlier in a welcome address, the executive secretary, National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), Prof Bappah Aliyu Mohammed, disclosed that the purpose of the meeting was to review the NCE curriculum for Colleges of Education, in the country.

Prof Bappah, who said the review is every five years said, "It is hoped that the review will afford the commission the opportunity to keep faith with its cycle of reviewing the NCE Minimum Standards every five years as practiced and followed by our predecessors."

The review meeting has in attendance federal, state and private Colleges of Education, from all over the country.


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