One of Nigeria’s leading school-search website, schoolcompass yesterday celebrated attaining over 1000 Nigerians schools on their database in a press conference that had in about twenty (20) international and local media organisations that came out to celebrate with them. Also in attendance were owners and head of top schools using their service, as well as parents who had exciting experiences to share how schoolcompass aided their decision to select the best schools for their children.
As each new school term approaches, a good number of parents have to make a decision about which school to place their kids. Some find this exercise quite difficult given that there are ever increasing options of private schools to choose from nowadays but inadequate information on most of them to make a decision. Some parents have had to rely solely on the recommendations of their friends which is mostly limited. Others have had to go through the grueling work of visiting school after school to ask pertinent questions and view their facilities.
Unlike traditional online school directories with just contact details of school officers on their websites, SchoolsCompass is a school proprietor-led collection of relevant school information to guide parents’ choices in choosing the dream school for their children. With a click of the mouse, parents can now perform powerful searches to reveal relevant information on school location, facilities, fees, curriculum and academic performance per school. In addition, they can view there views of other parents as well as perform a comparison of select schools to weigh the pros and cons of their choice.
The press conference culminated in questions being filed by the many journalists in attendance. Also , Concordia College Yola, the school with the highest reviews got special award.