EJIEH, Michael Ugochukwu Chukwuemeka



1. Name: EJIEH, Michael Ugochukwu Chukwuemeka

2. Date of Birth: 27th December 1946,

3. Place of Birth: Nise, Awka South LGA

4.. Nationality: Nigerian

5. Permanent Address: St. John’s Church, Nise, Awka South LGA

6. Current Postal Address: Faculty of Education, OAU, IleIfe

7. Name and Address of Next of Kin: Mrs. Ngozi E. Ejieh, Oduduwa College, Ile-Ife Moremi High School, Ile-Ife

8. Phone Number(s): 08037061878; 08126425686; 08053857377

9. E-Mail:

10. Present Position: Professor

MY Qualifications

i. B.A. Education (Ife), 1974

ii. M. A. Education (Lanc) 1979

iii. Ph. D Educational Planning (Ife) 1983

MY Publications

(a) Edited Books/Journals: Journal of Education and Society Vol. II No.2, & Vol. III, No. I

(b) Contribution to Books

(i) Ejieh, M.U.C., and Osuji. S.N. (1978). Educational interests and needs of University of Ife Extra-Mural Students In Oduaraqn, A.B., and Eheazu BA. (Eds.) Issues in Nigeria Adult and Community Development Education. Benin City Nigerian National Council for Adult Education, pp.192-201

Published Articles

(iii) Ejieh, M.U C (1984) Wastages in Nigerian Secondary Education: A Case Study. Journal of Education Developing Areas, Vol III, October, pp 49-52.

(iv) Ejieh, M.U.C (1985) A Paradigm for Studying Wastage in Education. Ife Journal of Educational Studies, Vol II No pp.51 -60.

(iv) Ejieh, M.U.C. (1987) Planning and Supervising Teaching Practice in the Professional Preparation of U P E Teachers Journal of Research in Curriculum, Vol 5, No. 1. pp 94-100

(v) Ejieh, M.U.C. (1987). Changes of Schools among Nigerian Secondary School Students: Reasons, Trends and Some implications for Planning. The Educational Planner. Vol 1. No 1, pp. 57-63.

(vi) Ejieh, M.U.C. (1988). A Comparative Study of Students Opinions of Employment of Local Artisans as Teachers in Secondary Schools. Journal of Nigerian Educational Research Association, Vol. 8, 1 & 2, pp. 40-47

(vii) Ejieh, M. U C. (1989) An Evaluation of the Orientation Program for First Year Students n Obafemi Awolowo University Journal of Research in Counseling Psychology. Vol. 1. No 1. pp. 1-8.

(viii) Ejieh, M.U.C. (1989). Meeting the Artisan Needs of the New Secondary Education Structure A Case Study and Some Implications for Planning. Ife Journal of Theory and Research in Education, Vol. 1. No. 2, 55-64

(ix) Ejieh, M.U.C. (1998). Instructional Planning by Students of Primary Education Studies Programme in Nigeria Journal of Nigerian Educational Research Association. Vol 12 Nos 1 & 2, pp. 15-22.

(x) Ejieh, M.U.C. (1998). Sustaining Literacy Among Newly-Literate Adults: Some Implications for Planning. Literary and Reading in Nigeria, Vol. 2, Nos 1 & 2, 1998/99, pp 117 123.

(xi) Ejieh, M.U.C. & Makinde S.A. 1998 Prepared of the Performance and Behaviour of Obafemi Awolowo University Student-Teachers. Journal of Educational Systems on Research and Development. Vol. 1 No.3 1998.

(xii) Ejieh, M.U C. (1999). Technical Education in Ile-Ife Secondary Schools. African Journal of Educational Management Vol. 7 No 1, June 1999, pp 34-40

(xiii) Ejieh, M.U.C. (2003). Characteristics and Concerns of Recruits into Primary Teacher Education Programme in Nigeria. The Alberta Journal of Educational Research. Vol. XLIX, No. 4, Winter 2003 pp 180-182 (Canada)

(xiv) Ejieh, M.U.C. (2003). Attitudes of Students Teachers Towards Teaching in Mother Tongue in Nigerian Primary Schools: Implications for Planning. Language, Culture and Curriculum, Vol. 17 (1), pp. 73-81. (Clevedon, U K)

(xv) Ejieh M U C (2004). Factors Associate von Student Mobility in Nigerian Secondary Schools Research Education, No 71, pp 17-24 (Manchester England.

(xvi) Ejieh, M.U.C. (2005). Students reasons for entering Nigerian primary teacher education programme and their career plans Research in Education, No 74, pp 36-46.

(xvii) Ejieh, M U.C. (2006). Pre-primary education in Nigeria: policy implementation and problems Elementary Education Online 5 (1) pp.58-64 (Turkey)

(xviii) Ejieh, M. U.C. and Adepoju, D. M. (2006) Insurance of Public Secondary Schools in Nigeria A case Study The African Symposium Vol. 6 No 1 & 2 June 2006, Pp 33-39

(xix) Ejieh, M.U C. (2006). Enhancing educational quality through community involvement. Some implications for planning Adult Education in Nigeria Vol 12. June, pp. 158-168

(xx) Ejieh M.U C (2006) Egalitarian principles and educational management. Adult Education in Nigeria Vol. 13, December pp 51-62.

(xxi) Ejieh, M.U.C. (2008). Nigerian students views about student teachers in their schools. The African Symposium. Vol. 8 No. 2 December. pp.66-76.

(xxii) Ejieh, M.U.C. (2008) University-school partnerships an exploratory study of Nigerian teachers sitting in on student teachers’ lessons. Research in Education No. 80 pp.107-111

(xxiii) Ejieh M.U.C. and Akinola, O.B 2009) Children rights and participation in schools: Exploring the awareness level and views of Nigerian primary school children Elementary Education Online, 8 (1), pp.176-182

(xxiv) Ejieh, M.U.C. (2009) The Universal Basic Education as an effective strategy for meeting the Millennium Deve1opment Goals in Nigeria Nebula (On-line) Vol 6 No 7. pp 121 (Australia).

(b) Published Conference Proceedings

(xxv) Ejieh, M.U.C. (1996). Instructional Practices and Supervision in Primary Schools in CA. Ajayi and J. A. Akinwumiju (eds) Personnel Performance and Capacity Building. Proceedings of the Training Workshop on Personnel Performance and Capacity Building for Ondo/Ekiti States Primary Education Boards, Pp 60-74.

(c) Published Book Reviews

(xxvi) Ejieh, M.U.C. (1979). Review of University Development in Africa: The Nigerian Experience by V.C. Ike. and Educational and Power in Nigeria: A Study of University Student by Beckett and James O’Connel. Higher Education.VoI 6. No 3, May 1979. (Amsterdam

4. Other Publications:

(i) Ejieh, M.U.C. (1988) ‘Planning in Teacher Education Role of Foundation Courses in Teacher Education: Proceedings of the Inaugural Conference of Educational Foundations Association of Nigeria, Held at the University of Jos, 30th August — 2nd September, 1988, pp. 163-173.

(ii) Ejieh, M.U.C. (1989). “Establishing and Maintaining Standards in Senior Secondary Schools: Some Implications for Planning in Omatseye, J.N. (Ed.) Quality in Nigerian Education pp 47-53.Published for the Philosophy of Education Association o Nigeria(PEAN) by Supreme Ideal Publishers, International Ltd Benin City.

(iii) Ejieh, M.U.C. (2001) Effective management of schools for compulsory education. In Current sues in Educational Management in Nigeria Benin. Nigerian Association for Educational Administration and planning, pp 38-47

5. Manuscripts Submitted for Publication:

(i) Planning Education for Self-Reliance. Relevance of the National Policy on Education

(ii) Concerns of Nigerian pre-service teachers and their implications for teacher education.

Research Interests

My current area of research focuses on the use of Hypermedia-Based Instructional Package for improving performance Fine Arts students in the secondary schools in Nigeria.