Research Papers/Topics in Education/Arts & Social Sciences

EDUCATION, ECONOMY AND UNEMPLOYMENT IN CONTEMPORARY NIGERIA

This article focuses on one of the challenges that the Nigeria economy has to contend with presently which is the enamours number of Nigerians who are qualified educational and wish to work but unfortunately are unable to find any meaningful employment if not at all for themselves. This and many more are at the centre of my exploration, its implication and its concomitant dilemma in contemporary Nigeria life  

The Relevance Of Mother Tongue In The Achievement Of Constructivist Science Classroom Environment At The Primary Education Level In Nigeria

This paper aims at discussing the relevance of mother tongue in achieving a constructivists’ classroom environment at the Primary education level in Nigeria. Philosophical research methodology was employed in this study. The study reveals that the relevance of mother tongue as a medium for instruction includes increase access to instruction and equity, improve learning outcome, socio-cultural benefits such as sustainability of acceptable social values and norms, lower costs of education and...

PUBLIC RELATIONS CONSULTANCY SERVICES

Public relations consultancy provides specified public relations technical services which an organization cannot provide as a result of limited time, shortage of staff or lack of public relations department. Thus, this article defines public relations consultancy services; identifies specialized services that are rendered; states why we render the services, mention how the school management can maximize the benefits of consultancy services and manage the challenges therein.

THE SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS PROCESS

Public relations practice involves a planned programme of activities. This is called public relations process:  It includes research, planning, communication, and evaluation. In this article, you will read about public relations research in the school system, Public relations campaign and impact of the public relations programmes on its publics.

THE SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT

The school public relations department can be a task or scope structured. This is a function of school size and operations. In this article, you will read about the features of each of the structures, requirements of public relations department and domains of the public relations department or unit in the school system. The school public relations officer is a manager by status and information officer by function. You will read about the roles of a school public relations officer in the schoo...

APPROACHES AND CHALLENGES OF SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICE

Public relations practice in school is carried out through various approaches. These approaches such as; publicity, public enlightenment, persuasion, and dialogue are discussed alongside the challenges of school public relations practice. Strategies to make the practice more efficient and effective are also discussed.

ETHICS, CODE OF CONDUCT, POLICY STATEMENTS AND LEGAL ASPECTS OF SCHOOL PUBLIC REATIONS PRACTICE

Every profession is guided by codes of conduct, public relations is not an exemption. In this article, the definition of public relations ethics and codes of conduct as enacted by The Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations are paraphrased. The benefits of ethical code of conduct to the school public relations practice and strategies are also discussed. The second segment of the article, discusses the school public relations policy statements and legal implications with samples.

THE SCHOOL PUBLICS

The school publics are individuals, group of individuals or organizations that are interested in the school activities or whom the school activities impact on. Besides, those whose activities impact on school programmes and image are also referred to as the school publics.

SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICE

The practice of school public relations is grossly misconceived by people and practitioners who entered the profession by chance.  To correct the misconception, an effort is made to define school public relations practice from professional context as enunciated by renowned public relations practitioners and educationists.  Moreover, its goals and benefits are discussed. 

SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS MEDIA

Public relations practitioners interact with publics through information dissemination. This is achievable through many means called public relations media. The write-up, therefore, identifies personal contact, telecommunications (telecoms) corporate advertising, publications, special events, mass media, souvenirs and direct mail as various media available for efficient and effective school public relations practice. An attempt is also made to acquaint readers of the strength and setback of e...

The Effects of Social Media on Student Engagement and Collaboration: The Use of Facebook at the University of Botswana.

In the context of today’s electronic media, social networking sites have come to mean individuals, using the internet and web application to communicate in previously impossible ways. This study sought to explore the effects of social media on collaboration and engagement among students in the University of Botswana particularly the use of Facebook. The study adopted the descriptive survey research design which was employed to derive responses from sample size of 100 undergraduate in ...

Discovery of Da Vinci's Notes on Paintings

Davinci, an artisan, a mathematical genius, a man who was ahead of his time... He has most of his paintings across the world's famous paintings currently( the Mona Lisa, the supper, etc)...  In his ways of writing his note seems so peculiar and very difficult to read for an average intellectual  in other for it not to get into the wrong hands.  He gave details on paintings and how to understand the human anatomy even though there no X-ray machines then he still have the correct structure o...

CORRUPTION AND CHALLENGES OF EDUCATIONAL DELIVERY IN NIGERIA WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT OF EDUCATION

This paper examined the corruption and challenges militating against education delivery in Nigeria with respect to the leadership and management of education. Education is the building block necessary for development. Development in any nation is a function of education. Through education, great and future leaders are produced. But it is regrettable that our educational delivery is in dismalness, hence, the presenting of this paper in order to highlight the major corruptions and challenges t...