Skip to main content

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 …

Supreme Education Foundation Schools Wins CKA Computer Contest:

Bamidele Sharon, Folayemi Oladunni and Lotan Henry, all of Supreme Education Foundation Schools, Magodo, Lagos have won the maiden edition of the City of Knowledge Academy (CKA) computer competition held at its campus in Ogun State. 

In a stiff contest between 16 primary schools, Supreme Education Foundation School defeated other schools to claim the first prize. 

Master Lotan Hery said: “We won because we were determined. I did my best and did not underestimate myself. We practiced a lot by sacrificing our after-school hours for practice. It has paid off because the 90 minutes spent after school to practice was not in vain. 

“After the normal school hours, we met at the ICT lab to practice. 

“Initially, when I saw other contestants, I felt nervous and scared but I believed in myself that I can do it.” 

On her part, Miss Folayemi Oladunni, said that when the positions were called from the last to the third and her school was not mentioned, she knew her school was going to win. 

Meanwhile, during the competition, founder of City of Knowledge Academy, Mrs. Mosun Belo-Olusoga, noted that the purpose of the competition was to catch pupils young in the knowledge of information communication technology. 

She said: ‘’For us, we are very passionate about ICT and that is why we have won all the competition we had entered, adding: “We believe that digitization is the future of the world.” 

According to her, anybody who does not know how to use the computer cannot go far. She stressed that computer knowledge helps in the business world in every undertaking. 

She said: “It is about catching them young. Once the primary school students know about the computer, it makes learning easy for them when they get into secondary school and after school. We are here to give moral support and tell students that the sky is their limit.”


Most Read Stories on

Students To Win 1 Million In 'Farming is Cool' Competition (DETAILS)

As part of its goal to see a generational shift in agriculture on the continent, the African Development Bank has taken its 'Farming is Cool' initiative to school children in Nigeria.
The Bank has also launched a Junior Art Contest in Nigeria to promote the potential of agriculture to secondary school children.
Africa is hoping to feed itself and to eradicate malnutrition by 2025, but the average age of farmers on the continent is currently 60 years.

Am I Having A Boy Or Girl? Fun Ways to Tell!

The suspense is torturous: am I having a boy or a girl? An ultrasound technician can tell you, but they can be wrong. Until the Big Reveal, here are some entertaining, sometimes weird ways to predict your baby's sex.
Highs and Lows This one you can do just by looking south: if you're carrying high, break out the pink. If your bump is low, you're carrying a boy.

School Children Make Donation To Nigerian Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram

Students of Children International School (CIS) in Lagos on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, donated 3,000 bags of sanitary kits to Nigerian soldiers fighting the insurgency in the North-East.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the items comprised of recharge cards, toilet rolls, beverages, toothpaste and toothbrushes as well as “Thank You Cards”.

How To Track The Success Of Your Digital Marketing Efforts

No matter how much you plan for something you can never really be sure of the outcome. Even if you use a strategy that worked for you in the past, the outcome may not still be the same. In digital marketing, the greatest strategies can still fall flat. Hours of poring and strategizing goes into the marketing plan, but you can never really be sure about the outcome until you give it a try. In the digital marketing world, evaluating the outcome of a failed strategy can take quite a while. Organizations lose quite a lot of money on digital marketing strategies before they realize that their efforts are not yielding fruits. Truth is, digital marketing is not cheap, it takes up a big chunk of your marketing budget. So, any failed strategy is painful.

How Updating Your Content Is the Best Thing You Could Ever Do

Are your competitors outranking you on search engines? Do you want to be more visible to prospects online? Do you want to get to page 1 of search results on Google, Yahoo, and Bing? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then this article is just what you need. There are strategies to help your school skyrocket in rankings without too much effort. When it comes to search engine optimization (SEO), there are many factors to be considered to lift you way up in the rankings.