ỌDẸ́JỌBÍ Cecilia Ọmọ́bọ́lá

Senior Lecturer


1. Name: ỌDẸ́JỌBÍ Cecilia Ọmọ́bọ́lá

2. Date of Birth: June 1, 1956

3. Place of Birth: Ipetumodu

4. Nationality: Nigerian

5. Permanent Address : Rd.10C, House 6, OAU Senior Staff Quarters

6. Current Postal Address : Institute of Education, Faculty of Education, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

7. Name and Address of Next of Kin: Barr. Adetoun Onifade & Mr. Olufemi

Odejobi. C/o Institute of Education Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

8. Phone Number(s): 08037152526

9. E-mail:

10. Present Position: Senior Lecturer

MY Qualifications

(a) Teacher’s Grade II Certificate, D.T.T.C. Ikirun 1976

(b) Associateship Certificate in Education, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) 1983

(c) B.A. (Hons) Yoruba, First Class, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 1989

(d) M.A. (Yoruba Language and Literature). Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 1995

(e) Ph.D. (Yoruba Language and Literature), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 2004

(f) M.Ed. (Curriculum Studies) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 2006

MY Publications

(i) List of Articles

Odejobi, C.O. (1997), Problems of Yoruba Languages Teaching in Ife Central Local Government Secondary School, Ife Journal of Educational Studies, 4(1), 80-85.

Aladejana, F.O. and Odejobi, C.O. (1999), Effects of Mother Tongue on Junior Secondary Studies Performance in Integrated Science. Ife Journal of Behavioural Research 1(1), 84-91.

Odejobi, C.O. (2000), Students’ Performance in Yoruba Essay Writing: A case Study of Some Secondary Schools in Ife North Local Government Area of Osun State, Ife Journal of theory and Research in Education, 5(1), 58-66.

Odejobi, C.O. (2001), Ilo Ohun Abalaye ninu Fiimu Agbelewo Yoruba: Egun Aimo Lati Mike Agboola, in Ilesanmi, T.M. (ed), YORUBA: A Journal of Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria (YSAN), Ibadan, Macmillan. 2(1), 90-101.

Odejobi, C.O. (2001), The Impact of Video Films on Education of the Youth: A Case Study of Ife East Local Government Area of Osun State, Ife Journal of Theory and Research in Education. 6(1), 44-50.

Odejobi, C.O., (2003), The State of Yoruba Curriculum in Nigerian primary Schools: A proposal for a Standard Curriculum. Ife Journal of Theory and Research in Education. 8(1), 91-102

Odejobi, C.O. and Adesina, A.D.O. (2005), Effectiveness of Advance organizers Learning Strategies for the Teaching of Yoruba Concepts, The African Symposium. 5(3),

Aladejana, F.O. and Odejobi C.O. (2006), The Bi-Directional Relationship between the Nigeria Indigenous Science Education and Modern Science. The African Symposium. 6 (1&2), 23-32.

Adesina, A.D.O and Odejobi, C.O. (2009), Peace Education and the School Curriculum, JEP:: eJournal of Education Policy. Fall edition

Odejobi, C.O. (2010), Promoting Creativity in Early Childhood Education through the Universal Basic Education (UBE) Scheme. The African Symposium (10)1 14-22

Aladejana, F.O. and Odejobi, C.O. (2006), Actualizing the Effective Learning of Science in a Globalized World: The Place of the Nigerian ` indigenous Science. Refereed Conference Proceedings, International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) Florida Atlantic University, Florida, January 3rd -6th, 2006. http:/

Odejobi, C. O. (2011), Pre-Service Teachers’ Preparation for the Teaching of Yoruba and English Languages in Nigeria: Comparative Analysis. International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED) Barcelona, Spain.

Aladejana, F. O. & C. O. Odejobi. (2011), Cultural and Gender Factors in Hiv/Aids spread in Nigeria: The Place of Education. International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED) Barcelona, Spain

Research Interests

Language Education