In recent months, TikTok has been flooded with amazing educational posts. This content revolution, known as #TikTokU, focuses on teaching and learning, and has transformed the app into an alternative and accessible means of discovering new ideas online. Through #TikTokU, creators have been able to share practical knowledge and life-changing advice with millions of followers on the platform.
Those who share on #TikTokU are successful professionals, who have since started their own journeys as content creators on TikTok. Their short videos are packed with useful facts and information that can truly benefit their followers, such as health tips from doctors and math tricks from teachers. Combining fun with learning, these creators also serve as inspiration for those who aspire to become health professionals, educators, engineers, architects, lawyers, and career individuals, just like them.
Here’s a list of fan favorite #TikTokU creators that you should check out when you want to #LearnOnTikTok:
1. Lyqa Maravilla @teamlyqa
Teaching is one of Lyqa’s greatest passions, and this has driven her to continuously produce educational content on TikTok. Her ultimate goal is to democratize Philippine education, making it accessible to all. Apart from being an online educator and content creator, Lyqa is also a motivational speaker and an author.
Here’s an example of a quick and easy English lesson from @teamlyqa.
2. Winston Kilimanjaro Tiwaquen @Kilimanguru
Post-graduate medical intern, Winston, imparts wellness advice, and debunks common myths about health and medicine in his videos. His quick-witted, humorous persona makes him fun to watch and learn from. He has always wanted to inspire others, and this is something he is now able to do as a content creator on TikTok.
In this video, @Kilimanguru discusses a certain drug used as Covid-19 treatment in some patients, and advises followers about the dangers of self-medicating.
3. Angelo Casimiro @techbuildermontage
Angelo is an Engineering student, tech builder, and innovator, who has recently gained popularity online for his DIY hacks and useful inventions. His creations are both fun and functional, and often made using recycled materials and easy-to-find components. He believes that it is not enough to simply innovate, so he uses his skills in film and photography to create and share tutorials on TikTok.
Check out this tutorial for a DIY budget ring light by @techbuildermontage, made using common hardware materials.
4. Arshie Larga @arshielife
As a registered pharmacist, Arshie Larga is knowledgeable in how to safely and effectively use medication. He has been using TikTok as a venue to educate the general public about how certain medicines work, what they are for, and when to take them. He injects humor into his videos, which enables him to teach people about a serious topic in a light and entertaining way.
@arshielife shares the best times to drink medicine that is prescribed to be taken 3 times a day, in this video.
You, too, can become an Edu-Content Creator on #TikTokU! Join the #itstartsonTikTok hashtag challenge to start your journey, or take it a step further by creating a hashtag of your own. Download TikTok today on your iOS and Android devices to get started.