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Name

Dr. Ekpenyong Ekpenyong Ekanem

Department

Educational Management

Designation

Senior Lecturer

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Ekpenyong Ekpenyong Ekanem

Dr. Ekpenyong Ekpenyong Ekanem was born at Asang Eniong in Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. He attended the following schools: The Presbyterian Primary School, Ididep; Lutheran High School, Obot Idim; The Polytechnic Calabar; Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt; University of Port-Harcourt, Port Harcourt; Federal University of Technology, Owerri; and University of Calabar, Calabar. In 1972, he obtained a First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) with distinction; West Africa School Certificate (WASC) in 1978; Higher National Diploma (HND in Accounting) in 1984; Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) in 1996; MBA Degree in Financial Management Technology in 2001; M.Ed degree in Educational Management in 2003 and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree in Economics and Politics of Education in Administration in 2010. He served in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme in 1984-1985 service year and started his financial administrative career in Nigerian Ports Authority, Lagos where he rose to Manager Accounts. He later joined University of Calabar, Calabar as an Assistant lecturer in 2006 and rose through the ranks to become a Senior Lecturer in 2016 in the Department of Educational Administration and Planning. He has been teaching over eight undergraduate and six graduate courses in the Department. Dr. Ekpenyong Ekanem has authored four book chapters, forty-four research papers in many reputable National and International peer reviewed Journals and over ten national and international conference proceedings. He has successfully supervised and co-supervised two Ph.D theses and three M.Ed theses in addition to the many undergraduate research projects. He is a co-editor of International Journal of Educational Administration, Planning and Research. He has mentored many, and some of his former students/supervisees have risen to become university Lecturers and senior Public Officers. He has served in the Department of Educational Administration and Planning and Faculty of Education, University of Calabar in many capacities. These include Examinations Officer (2007-2009), Coordinator of Centre for Educational Service Programme (2009-2011), Coordinator of Undergraduate Project (2010-2012) and Member, Examinations Vetting Committee (2013-2015). Others are Member, Education Faculty Publications and Research Committee (2016-2018) and Chairman, Departmental Fellowship/Ethics Committee (2018-2019). Moreso, he served the Cross River State Community as a Coordinator of Public Primary School Teaching Learning Observation Scheme in Cross River State, Nigeria (2012). He also served Nigerian Nation as a Facilitator of UBE Commission Federal Teachers’ Scheme for 2013-2014 enlistment exercise and a member of ITF Monitoring Team for Computer Enhancement Training Scheme for Teachers in 2015. He is a member of many learned societies. Some of these are Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, Nigerian Association for Educational Administration and Planning, Common Wealth Council for Educational Administration and Management, Nigerian Institute of Management and Associate Member, Association of Certified National Accountants of Nigeria. He earned many honours and distinctions. Dr. Ekpenyong Ekanem is happily married.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)Presbytarian Primary School, Ididep, Ibiono LGA Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.19671972
West African School Certificate (WASC).Lutheran High School, Obot idim, Ibesikpo Asutan LGA, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.19741978
Higher National Diploma (HND).The Polytechnic Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.19801984
Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE).University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.19941996
Master in Business Administration (MBA).Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State Nigeria.19992001
Master in Education (M.Ed.).Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Rivers State, Nigeria.20012003
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Economics and Politics of Education.University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.20062010

S/N Publication
Ekanem, E. E. (2018). Sustainability of Private Sector Participation in Funding University Education in Cross River State, Nigeria. Prestige Journal of Counseling Psychology, 1(1), 239 – 249.
Ekanem, E. E. (2018). Framing Mathematical Models on University Students’ Retention of Knowledge in Educational System Analysis. Prestige Journal of Education, 1(1), 197 – 207.
Ekanem, E. E. (2017). Invention Management in University Entrepreneurship Education for Inclusive Development in Cross River State, Nigeria International Journal of Innovation in Educational Management, 1(2), 1 – 2.
Ekanem, E. E. (2016). Managing Diversification of University Education for Poverty Alleviation Among University Output in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Education Research, 4(1), 17 – 25.
Ekanem, E. E. (2016). Average Class Size Distribution Effects on Students’ Social Well-being in University Teachers Education Programmes in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Education Research, 4(3), 23-31.
Ekanem, E. E. (2015). Plan Implementation in Teaching-Learning Observations: Management Implications for Diagnostic Supervision of Secondary Schools in Calabar, Nigeria: Australian Journal of Education and Learning Research, 2(4), 11-19.
Ekanem, E. E. & Okon, J. E. (2015). Transforming University Knowledge Production Towards the Promotion of Inclusive Development in Nigeria. Journal of Education and Social Policy, 2(4), 143 - 151.
Ekanem, E. E. (2015). Time Management Abilities of Administrators for Skills Improvement Needs of Teachers in Secondary Schools in Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Education and Human Development, 4(3), 143 -150.
Ekanem, E. E. (2015). Appraising the Leadership Opportunities of Secondary School Administrator in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Education Research, 3(4), 1 - 7.
Uchendu, C. C., Ekanem, E. E., & Osim, R. O. (2014). Managing University Students in Today’s World for National Transformation in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Science, 4(2), 411- 417.
Ekanem, E. E. (2014). Zero-Based Budgeting as a Management Tool for Effective University Budget Implementation in University of Calabar, Nigeria. European Journal of Business and Social Sciences, 2(11), 11-19.
Ekanem, E. E. (2014). University Teachers Demographic Characteristics as State of Nigeria. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Science, 4(2), 482 - 492.
Ekanem, E. E. & Emanghe, E. E. (2014). Reducing Unemployment Incidence for Economic Security in Nigeria: The Interplay of Entrepreneurship Education and Urgent Social Intervention. British Journal of Marketing Studies (BJMS), 2(3), 14-25.
Ekanem, E. E. (2014). Staff Personnel Management Towards Technical and Vocational Education: Management Implications for University Graduate Employability in Cross River State, Nigeria. European Journal of Training and Development Studies, 2(1), 1 - 9.
Etor, C. R., Mbon, U. F., & Ekanem, E. E. (2013). Primary Education as the Foundation for Qualitative Higher Education in Nigeria: Journal of Education and Learning, 2(2), 155 -164.
Uchendu, C. C., Ekanem, E. E., & Jonah, S. T. (2013). Resources Maintenance for the Provision of Education Services in Public and Private Secondary Schools in Rivers State of Nigeria. European Journal of Business and Social Sciences (JBSS), 2(1), 15 - 23.
Udida, L. A., Bassey, U. U., Egbona, A. E., & Ekanem, E. E. (2013). Ethics and Research as Collaborative Strategies for Improved Quality in Higher Education in Nigeria: Journal of Education Review, 6(2), 260 - 266.
Ekanem, E. E., Osim, R. O., & Nkama, V. I. (2013). An Appraisal of the Philosophy of Nigerian Education for Sustainable Livelihood in Nigeria (2008-2012). Journal of Education and Practice, 4(10), 7-12.
Ekanem, E. E. & Edet, A. O. (2013). Effects of Corporal Punishment on Disciplinary Control of Secondary School Students in Calabar Metropolis of Nigeria. Global Journal of Educational Research, 12(1), 19 – 25.
Ekanem, E. E. & Sule, M. A. (2012). Public-Private Partnership Strategies in Transforming Secondary Education in Cross River State: Imperative for the Attainment of Nigeria’s Vision 20:20. Annals of Modern Education, 4(1), 125-135.
Ekanem, E. E. & Okore, E. O., & Ekpiken, W. E. (2012). University Education Policy in the Fight against Corruption and the Economic Development in Nigeria. Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies (JETERRAPS), 3(4), 447- 452.
Ekanem, E. E. & Mbon, U. F. (2011). Research-Based Teacher Education in Universities in Cross River State of Nigeria: Management Imperatives Towards Global Reforms in Teacher Education. International Humanities Review, 2(2), 18-28.
Akeugwu, B. A., Anijaobi-Idem, E. W., & Ekanem, E. E. (2011). Higher Institution Students’ Access to ICT in Nigeria: Management Imperative for Labour Market Preparation. Journal of Education and Practice, 2(9), 31-43.
Ekpoh, U. I., Edet, A. O., & Ekanem, E. E. (2011). Students Perception of Information and Communication Technology Usage in University of Calabar. Journal of Education, 4(1), 264 – 274.
Chigbo, C. C., Okon, J. E., & Ekanem, E. E. (2011). Teacher Management Perspectives and Principals’ Legal Knowledge: Implications for Education Reforms Implementation in Nigeria. Education for today: Journal of Faculty of Education, 7(1), 233 – 243.
Ekanem, E. E. & Uchendu, C. C. (2011). Students’ Perception of Academic Staff Service Delivery and Vision 20:20 Attainment in Nigeria. A Journal of Nigerian Library Association of Cross River State Chapter, 4 (1 & 2), 371 – 380.
Ekanem, E. E. (2011). Taxing or Aiding Private Universities: Educational Administrators’ View Points in Cross River State, Nigeria Towards Policy Modification. Global Journal of Educational Research, 10(2), 99 – 104.
Ekanem, E. E. (2011). A Comparative Study of Teacher-Pupil Ratio for Innovations in Public and Private Primary Schools in South-South Nigeria. An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 2(2), 111 - 119.
Uchendu, C. C. & Ekanem, E. E. (2011). Human Resources Management and Teacher’s Job Performance for Sustainable Development of Secondary Schools in Cross River State. An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 2(2), 120 – 127.
Okore, E. O., Udofia, U. I., & Ekanem, E. E. (2011). A Comparative Analysis of Maritime Institutions Output and Demand for Seafarers of Nigeria’s Coastal Water Trade. International Journal of Educational Administration Planning and Research, 4(2), 12 - 22.
Okore, E. O., Udofia, U. I., & Ekanem, E. E. (2011). A Comparative Analysis of Maritime Institutions Output and Demand for Seafarers of Nigeria’s Coastal Water Trade. International Journal of Educational Administration Planning and Research, 4(2), 12 - 22.
Ekanem, E. E. & Okore, E. O. (2011). Managing Climate Change and internal Efficiency of Secondary Schools in Calabar, Nigeria (2006 – 2010). International Journal of Educational Administration, Planning and Research, 4(1), 29 – 41.
Mbon, U. F. & Ekanem, E. E. (2010). Gender and Preparation for Retirement among Teachers in Secondary Schools in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Humanities Review, 2(1), 68-75.
Ekanem, E. E. (2010). Towards the Application of Total Quality Management (TQM) to Human Resource Management (HRM) in Nigerian Universities. Journal of Counseling Association of Nigeria, 4(4), 124 – 133.
Ekpiken, W. E., Ekanem, E. E., & Esuabana, S. B. (2009). School Administrators’/Human Resources Management Effectiveness and Teachers Job Performance in Cross River State Secondary Schools: Journal of Counseling Association of Nigeria, 3(2), 103 – 113.
Ekanem, E. E. & Ekpiken, W. E. (2008). Entrepreneurship Education in Universities in Cross River State, Nigeria: Towards Poverty Alleviation. The International Journal Series on Tropical Issues, 9(2), 179-186.
Ekanem, E. E. & Etor, C. R. (2008). Correlates of Academic achievement in Accounting. Journal of Counseling Association of Nigeria, 2(1), 179 – 193.
Okon J. E., Ekanem, E. E., & Chukwura, C. C. (2008). Entrepreneurial Studies and Students’ perception of Post Graduation Job Creation Ability: A Case study of UNICAL Educational Administration Students. Nigerian Journal of Educational Administration and Planning, 8(3), 75 – 83.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Attended a workshop on Capacity Building Workshop organized by Educational Trust Fund for lecturers in Nigerian Universities at University of Uyo.Nil.2006-09-252006-09-27
Attended a 3-Day workshop organized by Faculty of Education, University of Calabar to train teachers in University of Calabar International Secondary Schools.Nil.2007-08-072007-08-09
3rd Regional Conference on Higher Education: Youth Empowerment Opportunities Capabilities and Second Chances, held at International Institute for Tropical Agriculture Ibadan, Nigeria.Students’ Access to Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Cross River State Higher Institutions: Management Imperatives for Youth Labour Market Preparations.2008-08-182008-08-21
32nd Annual conference of Nigerian Association for Educational Administration and Planning: Managing Education for Sustainable Development in Developing Countries, at Sharaton Hotels and Towers, Abuja.(i) Cross River State Universities Students’ Attitude towards HIV/AIDs Pandemic Managerial Imperatives for Sustainable Socio-Economic Development. (ii) Entrepreneurial Studies and Students’ Perception of Post Graduation Job Creation Ability: A Case Study of UNICAL Educational Administration Students. 2008-09-232008-09-27
Attended a workshop on Climate Change and Sustainable Development Organized by University of Port Harcourt.Nil.2009-09-202009-09-23
33rd Annual Conference of Nigerian Association for Educational Administration and Panning: Managing Innovation in Nigerian Educational System, held at Women Development Centre, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria, 22nd -26th September 2009.Academic Staff Research Ethics in Universities in Cross River State: Imperatives for Efficient Management of Inventions.2009-09-222009-09-26
Faculty of Education International Conference on Education: Global Reforms in Teacher Education, held at UNICAL Conference Centre, Calabar, Nigeria.University Students’ Perception of Hybrid Learning: Developmental gains towards global reforms in teacher education.2010-09-072010-09-10
34 Annual Conference of Nigeria Association for Educational Administration and Planning: Educational Management, Enrolment Literacy and Climate Change, held at Atrium Hotel Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.Group Membership among Educational Administration and Planning Students in University of Calabar based on Classroom-Based and Field-Based Learning Environment.2010-10-262010-10-29
35th Annual Conference of Nigeria Association for Educational Administration and Planning: Knowledge and Learning Management (KALM) – Principles, Opportunities, Applications and Challenges, held at Supreme Hotels, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria. Perception of Gender Helplessness in Studying Educational Costs by Educational Planning Students in Universities: Imperatives for Knowledge Management.2011-10-102011-10-14
7th Regional Conference of Higher Education Research and Policy Network (HERPNET): Transforming Higher Education for globalized world, held at Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.Continuous Assessment Programme in Transforming University Education in Nigeria: Economic Equity to meet global challenges.2012-09-172012-09-21
2nd Annual National Conference on Education: Marketing Education held at CBN Auditorium Town Campus, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Cost- effectiveness of the fight against corruption in Universities: Implications for Marketing Education in Nigeria.2012-10-082012-10-13
36 Annual Conference of Nigeria Association for Educational Administration and Planning: Managing Education for National Transformation, held at Benue Hotel Limited, Makurdi, Nigeria.Equality of Educational Opportunities and Lifelong Transformation: Focus on Cross River State of Nigeria.2012-10-092012-10-13
Annual National Conference of Nigeria Association for Educational Administration and Planning: Politics of Educational Policies and Programmes in Nigeria, held at University of Benin Auditorium, Benin City, Nigeria.Education as a tool for socio-economic and political rights in a democratic Nigeria.2015-10-062015-10-08
5th International Conference on Education Leadership, Security Management and National Development held at Main Auditorium, University of Cape Coast, Ghana.Invention Management in University Entrepreneurship Education for Inclusive Development in Cross River State, Nigeria.2016-09-262016-09-30
Annual National Conference of Nigeria Association for Educational Administration and Planning (NAEAP): Exploring Changes in the Strategies for financing Education for sustainable National Development in Nigeria, held at Prof. Musa Abdullahi AuditoriuInvention Management in University Entrepreneurship Education for Inclusive Development of Cross River State, Nigeria.2016-10-112016-10-14
2nd International Conference of Educational Assessment and Research Network in Africa: The Role of Assessment and Research in Catching-up with the Trends in Global Education, held at International Conference Centre, University of Calabar, Calabar, NiNil.2016-11-282016-12-03
7th Faculty of Education National Conference on Quantity Education, Technology and Economic Development held at University of Calabar International Conference Centre, Calabar.Sustainability of Private Sector Participation in Funding University Education in Cross River State, Nigeria.2017-09-052017-09-08
36th Nigeria Association for Educational Administration and Planning (NAEAP) Annual National Conference on Managing Functional Education for Leadership Value Re-orientation and Sustainable National Development in Nigeria held at Prof. Julius Onah AudUniversity Output Soft Skills at Workplace in Blue Economy Strategy for Sustainable Development in Cross River State, Nigeria.2017-10-092017-10-12
5th Nigerian Association for Educational Administration and Planning (NAEAP), UNIPORT Chapter Annual and Institutional Government in Nigeria held at Ebitimi Bonigo Auditorium, University Park University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt. Framing Mathematical Models in University Students’ Retention of Knowledge in Educational System Analysis.2018-04-092018-04-12
37th Nigerian Association for Educational Association and Planning (NAEAP) Annual National Conference on Managing Education for National Cohesion and Global Competitiveness held at International Conference Ahll, Nassarawa State University Keffi.Nil.2018-10-082018-10-11