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Dr. James Eburikure Olayi


Special Education


Lecturer I


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About Dr. James Eburikure Olayi

Dr. Olayi James Eburikure was born on the 27th day of April, 1966. To Mr. and Mrs.Olayi Otumanange of Ejangba, Ukiriyi, Utugwang in Obudu Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Dr. Olayi. E., Suffered measles attack at age 3 and lost his vision in both eyes. However, Olayi did not and has never given up struggles to emancipate self from negative impact of blindness and societal attitudes of dehumanizing persons with disabilities. Dr. Olayi had his early intervention programmes at St. Joseph school for the blind Obudu were he was trained in special skills and other basic self-helpprogrammes which equipped him for the battles in life. Olayi obtained his First School leaving certificate from St. Patrick's primary school Obudu, and later proceeded to government secondary school Obudu, where he obtain the West Africa school certificate, after a successful completion of secondary school education, Olayi left for the prestigious Marry knoll College Okuku where he badged the advanced level certificates(GCE A Level), not to spend time at home without job, he proceeded to acquire more skills and knowledge in special education, he won an only but one (1) Federal College of Education, Oyo Nigeria and graduated with excellence result in education of the visually impaired/ English. Olayi continued to struggle and fight for the future as he later was admitted into the Department of Curriculum and Teaching/Special Education in the Faculty of Education, University of Calabar, Calabar in 1993, where he obtained a B.Ed. degree in Special Education/English. Dr. Olayi's academic voyage took him to University of Jos Nigeria for Special Education/Education of the Visually Impaired. He climaxed his academic pursue with a world class University in Olomouc, the Czech Republic where he graduated and badge a Ph.D. certificates, majoring in the philosophy of inclusive Education in June 2016.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
Certificate of Proficiency for typewriter and Braille reading and writingSt. Joseph Center for the Visually Handicap, Obudu, Nigeria19731974
FSLCSt. Patrick’s Primary School Bebuagam Obudu, Nigeria19741977
West African School CertificateGovernment Secondary School Obudu, Nigeria19771982
GCE A Level.Marryknoll, College of Art and Science Okuku, Ogoja, Nigeria19861988
Diploma in Education/English.Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo, Nigeria19881991
B.Ed./SP.Edu/Eng.University of Calabar, Calabar19931996
M.Ed./Education of the V.IUniversity of Jos, Nigeria20062010
Ph.D. Inclusive Education. Palacky University Olomouc. Cz20122016

S/N Publication
Eke,V.U.,Olayi,J.E., & Ewa,J.A.(2019). Effects of selected copping Strategies on worry oriented Academic Stress of Pupils with visual impairment in School for the blind south eastern states of journal of development Research,9(7).
Olayi,J.E.,Egaga,P.I. & Ikebudo,E.C.(2019)empowerment strtegies and enterpreneurship skills aquisation among hearing impaired school leavers in south-east and southsouth zone of journal of development Research,9(8).
Nanjwan,J.D.,Olayi,J.E & Orgar,R.O.(2019).effectiveness of Specialeducation unit/desk officers in the Administration of Special Education in Nigeria. International journal of innovative Science and Research Technology,4(9).
Olayi,J.E., Ashi,M.M & Ewa,J.A.(2019). percieved chalenges militating Against Effective implementation of Inclusive School Practices for Pupils with special needs in Akwa Ibom and Cross River State-Nigeria. international journal of development Research,9(8).
Ewa,J.A., Eke,V.U. & Olayi,J.E.(2019)congentital dental malformation and speech development of pupils in cross river state, journal of development Research,9(7).
Ashi, M.M., Olayi, J. E. and Ewa, J. A. (2018). Baseline Survey of HIV/AIDS awareness among persons with visual impairment in North Senatorial district of Cross River State. JournalofExceptionalPeople. 2-number 5.
Ashi, M.M., Olayi, J. E. and Ewa, J. A. (2017): HIV/AIDS baseline awareness and persons with visual impairments in Cross River State, Nigeria. JournalofExceptionalPeople, 1(10). 81-91
Olayi, J.E., Eke, V. U. and Ikwen, E. U. (2017): Impact of Social media on Students with visual impairment; a Study of South-South region of Nigeria. JournalofExceptionalpeople, 2 (11). 29-39.
Ewa,J.A, Olayi,J.E., Ashi,M.M. Drama a Strategy facilitating equal access and enablement of Students with Hearing impairment in an inclusive School Environment, British Journal of Education.
Ewa, J. E, Olayi, J. E., Ashi, M. M. and Agba, J. U. (2015): Drama: A strategy facilitating equal access and enablement for students with Hearing impairment in an inclusive School Environment. BritishJournalofEducation, 3 (10). 35-43European center for Research training and development UK(
Veronica B. D., Jacob U. A., Ashi, M.M. and Olayi, J. E. (2015): From care to Human Right: The Role of Education and SBCC in managing widowhood crises in Nigeria, InternationalJournalofInternationalRelations, MediaandMassCommunicationStudies, 1(3), 1-12
Olayi, J. E. and Ewa, J. A. (2014): Important of concept Development in sighted and visually impaired children in an inclusive environment. JournalofEducationinContext,(2)
Olayi, J. E., (2013): Overcoming the Challenges of Inclusive Education in Nigeria: a focus on South-South geopolitical zone. JournalofExceptionalpeople 2,(3) 7-17
Jacob. U. A and Olayi J. E. (2011): English and the computer culture: The Nigerian Situation. Annals of Humanities and Development Studies, 2 (1), 107-121
Jacob U. A and Olayi, J.E. (2011): The Inclusion of the Visually Impaired in Film Experience: TheInternationalJournaloftheArts, 6 (4). 169-183.
Ashi, M.M, Olayi, J.E. and Ikwen, E. U. (2005): Overcoming disability: Pathway to inclusive roles for persons with disabilities in Nigeria. InternationalJournalofVocationalandTechnicalEducationResearch 1, (3) 39-44.

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