Educational Foundations


The philosophy of the Department of Educational Foundations is to equipped the beneficiaries with intellectual and practical skills in subject matter and pedagogy, and ability to apply current research findings to the benefit of learners in and outside the school system.


The B.Ed programmes have the following specific objectives among which are to:
equip prospective teachers with intellectual skills in all subject areas and to enable them function effectively as teachers in the schools;
produce graduate teachers who will use their specialized training to give leadership in teaching and practical demonstration of acquired skills in teaching and workplace experience;
train prospective teachers to be aware of the creativity and innovation in the educational delivery process;
develop highly motivated professionally driven and conscientious teachers in the demonstration of classroom experience; and
encourage prospective teachers to possess expanded academic and professional training in the various school subjects.

The Department of Educational Foundations was established in 2003/2004 academic session as an integral part of the Faculty of Education. It is the mother department of three units, namely:

i. Adult Education and Community Development,

ii. Educational Management

iii. Guidance and Counselling with teaching subjects in Arts, Science and Social Sciences


The Department offers the following programmes:
i.) B.Ed Adult Education and Community Development with Teaching Subjects
ii.) B.Ed Educational Management with Teaching Subjects
iii.) B.Ed Guidance and Counselling with Teaching Subjects

Education and Development


Education and Politics


Teacher Education and Development


Human Resources Capacity Building and Institutional Reform

HOD Educational Foundation – Prof. Igwesi Blessing Ngozi

Academic Staff

S/N Names Rank
1 Janet Youboere Ekpefa Lecturer II view profile
2 Torubeli Victor Ayebami Associate Professor view profile
3 Jonathan E. Oghenekohwo Professor view profile
4 Igwesi Blessing Ngozi Professor view profile
5 Major Nanighe Baldwin Professor view profile
6 Comfort C. Zuofa Professor view profile
7 Chukwuma Njoku Ozurumba Professor view profile
8 Agih Allen Azibaodumomsi Professor view profile
9 Tuemi T. Asuka Professor view profile
10 Adeyinka Augustus Adeleke Professor view profile
11 Leigha Mark Ben Professor view profile
12 Ganagana Ebimowei Tony Associate Professor view profile
13 Paulley Fibainmine Godgift Associate Professor view profile
14 Okodoko Diepreye Associate Professor view profile
15 Omemu Felix Associate Professor view profile
16 Arikawei Apuegha Righteous Associate Professor view profile
17 Offor Ibebietei Temple Associate Professor view profile
18 Berezi Irene Uzezi Senior Lecturer view profile
19 Iniye Irene Wodi Senior Lecturer view profile
20 Numounde Davidson Senior Lecturer view profile
21 Akosubo-Ogori Ebimiere Lecturer I view profile
22 Ikiyei Philip Kuro Lecturer I view profile
23 Epelle Patience Alazi Lecturer I view profile
24 Bunu Nelson Ayibalayefa Lecturer I view profile
25 Friday Akpan Umoh Lecturer I view profile
26 Josephine Matthew Ebhesi Lecturer I view profile
27 Pere-ere Victor Lecturer II view profile
28 Mayomi Asuku Lecturer II view profile
29 Peter Pereotubo Akpe Lecturer II view profile
30 Grace Barinadaa Ibaba Assistant Lecturer view profile
31 Okpana Gabriel Obhedo Assistant Lecturer view profile
32 Allen-Agih Mary Assistant Lecturer view profile
33 Onoru Edise-emi Edmund Assistant Lecturer view profile
34 Grey Benson Peremiegha Graduate Assistant view profile

Lecturer Statistics

Professor 10
Associate Professor 9
Senior Lecturer 5
Lecturer I 6
Lecturer II 6
Assistant Lecturer 4
Graduate Assistant 1
Year 1 Male Students    ——– Female Students    ——–
Year 2 Male Students    ——– Female Students     ———
Year 3 Male Students    ——— Female Students    ——–
Year 4 Male Students    ——— Female Students    ———
Year 5 Male Students    ——– Female Students    ———

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Undergraduate Programme

Duration: 4 years

Male Lecturers: 24

Female Lecturers: 17

Pass Percentage: 60

Max retakes: 5