BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION

 

The Ebonyi State University Abakaliki (EBSU) was originally founded as a campus of Anambra State of Science and Technology (ASUTECH). When Enugu state was created out of the former Anambra State in 1991, it still retained its status as a campus of Enugu State University Science and Technology (ESUT), following the creation of Ebonyi State reached an agreement to constitute the Abakaliki campus into a University college.
The law establishing the Ebonyi Stale University was signed by Dr. Sam Egwu the first Executive Governor of the State on 23 December 1999. Presently, Ebonyi State University (EBSU) has eight faculties in addition to postgraduate School, pre-Degree School (PDS) and work and study unit. The faculty of academic year at the lshieke Annex of the University. The faculty of Education came into being in 1999/2000 academic year at the lshieke Annex of the University. The faculty started with six Departments with various degree programmes, Home Economics was merged with technical and Vocation Education (WE) in 2000/2002. Thereafter in 2005, during first NUC Accreditation panel visitation of Faculty of Education the NUC because of the outstanding performance of the Home Economics program recommended that he program should be demerged from the Department thereby increasing the Departments to seven with relevant programme options namely:
1. Arts and Social Science Education
2. Business Education
3. Educational Foundations
4. Human Kinetics and Health Education
5. Science and Computer Education
6. Technical and vocational Education
7. Home Economics respectively.

 

PHILOSOPHYAND OBJECETIVES

The faculty derives its philosophy and objectives from the oveall National
Policy on Education.
1. A free and democratic society
2. A free and egalitarian society
3. A united, strong and self-reliant nation
4. A great and dynamic economy. A land of bright and full opportunities for all citizens. The goal of the faculty is equally related to section (5) of National policy of Education.

They are as follows:
- The acquisition, development and inculcation of value-orientation for the survival of the individual and society
- The development of the intellectual capacities of individual to understand and appreciate their environment.
- The acquisition of both physical and intellectual skills which will enable individual to develop into useful members of the community. The acquisition of an objective view of the local and external environment.
To help realize these objectives the faculty programmes are designed to achieve the following:
A. Produce highly motivated conscientious efficient classroom teacher for all levels of our education.
B. Encourage further, the spirit of enquiry and creativity in teachers.
C. Help teachers to fit into the social life of the community and society at large and enhance their commitment to national objectives.
D. Provide teachers with the intellectual and professional background adequate for their assignment and to make them acceptable to any changing situation not only in the life country but in the wider world.
E. Enhance teacher's commitment to the teaching profession.
The philosophy and objectives of the seven Departments are based on the philosophy of the Faculty.

 

 

(i)                 DEANSHIP OF FACULTY OF EDUCATION ROLL CALL.


1999—2000
Foundation Dean Prof. L.O. Ocho
2000-2001 Dr.
Emma Akurmah

2001 -2002 Dr. S.A. Igboke
2002-2004 Dr. Emma Akumah
2004—2005
Prof S.EOmebe

2005—2008 Prof. Abonyi O.S
2008—2009
Prof S.E Omebe

2009-2013 Prof B.E Alumode
2o13- 2014 Prof. Rev. Fr. Akubue became Faculty Dean, which position he is
occupying till date.
2013/2014-Dr. C.A. Oduma became Associate Dean

 

 

 CURRENT HEADs OF DEPARTMENT

 

SM

DEPARTMENT

NAME

PHONE NUMBERS

1.

ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE

DR. L G. IGBA

07039220030

2

BUSINESS EDUCATION

DR. D. E. EBINGA

08034929222

3

EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

PROF. O. ENY1

08037458203

4

HOME ECONOMICs

DR. MRS C. E. IGBA

08032793683

5

HUMAN KINETIC IHEALTH EDUCATION

DR. L O. NWIMO

08035543617
07084624874

6

SCIENCE EDUCATION

DR. J. UGAMA

08057072123

7

TECHNOLOGY !VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

ASSOC. PROF. J. E. OGBU

08062408778

 

(iii)             FACULTY COMMITTEE

  

1.

 EXAMINATION TIME TABLE

ASSOC. PROF. IKWUMELU Chairman)

08068094486

   

MR. ONWE FRIDAY (Assistant)

07039221006

2

WELFARE

DR. J. NDAM

07066914228

3

FACULTY PG RER 

PROF. NWOSU

08033377261

4

SIWES

PROF. AKUMA NWANI

 
5 FACULTY WORK & STUDY CO-ORDINATOR PROF. AKUMA NWANI  

 

 

Dr. Mrs. C.E. Igba  DR L.G IGBA  DR D.E EBINGA  PROF DAN ENYI  DR L.O NWIMO  PROF AKUBUE  INYIMA GLADYS  PROF ODUMA

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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