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Ms. Patricia Akwaya Olom


Vocational Education


Lecturer II


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About Ms. Patricia Akwaya Olom

Olom Patricia Akwaya, is a Lecturer II in the Department of Vocational Education, Faculty of Vocational and Science Education, College of Education, University of Calabar. She hails from Kakwagom Irruan, Boki Local Government of Cross River State in Nigeria. She attended St. Peter’s Primary School, Kakwagom Irruan, Boki Local Government. Due to her love for education, she proceeded to Teaching Training Education, Anyimgba, the then Benue State now Kogi State. In view of her quest more knowledge, she sought and gained admission into the famous University of Calabar where she graduated with an outstanding result. She was now retained as a Graduate Assistant into the then Department of Vocational and Special Education. She proceeded for her Master’s Degree in the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka. And to keep the fire of scholarship burning, she is now doing a Doctoral Degree Programme in Ebonyi State University. She is currently the Coordinator of Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) in the Department of Vocational Education, University of Calabar. Patricia Olom is a Religious with the Handmaid of the Holy Child Jesus Congregation. Her passion for life to mentorship and counselling.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateSt. Peter’s Primary School, Kakwagom19801986
Teachers Training CertificateTeachers Training College Anyingba, Kogi State19921994
B. Sc. (Ed) Business EducationUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19992005
M.Ed business EducationUniversity of Nigeria, Nsukka20102013

S/N Publication
Igboke, S.A. & Olom, P.A. (2021). Influence of the usage of social networking site on academic performance of students in entrepreneurship education. European Journal of Education Studies. 8(7), 242-257.
Olom, P.A. & Okute, A. L, (2021). Effect of mentoring approach on skill acquisition among business education students in tertiary institutions in C.R.S Nigeria journal of association of business education of Nigeria, 8(1)159-165
Olom, P.A. & Igboke, S.A. (2021). Challenges to effective curriculum implementation in business teacher education in the covid-19 era and the way forward association of business educators of Nigeria (ABEN) (conference proceedings) 8(1),686-695
Ebitu, E. T. & Olom, P. A. (2020). Packaging attributes and consumer patronage of cosmetics in Calabar Metropolis C.R.S. Journal of Business Management Studies, 3 (1), 38-46.
Olom, P.A, & Igboanyugo, A.R. (2017). Technology gap and small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) Productivity in Calabar municipality, Cross River State. International Journal of Vocational Education, 7(1), 174-182.
Okute, A. L, Olom, P. A, & Ewuru, A.A. (2016). Artificial intelligence and expert systems in information processing: an imperative for global competitiveness African Journal of Vocational Education (AJOVED), 6 (2), 197-208
Ebitu, E.T, Ufot, J.A, & Olom, P.A (2015). Marketing problems and the performance of selected small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in southern senatorial district of Cross River State, Nigeria. American International Journal of Contemporary Research (AIJCR), 5(5), 70-76
Okute, A.L. & Olom, P.A. A (2012). Entrepreneurial education as a tool for sustainable national economy: Entrepreneurials’ Perception Nigeria Vocational Association Journal, 17(1), 1-10.
Salam, S. Olom, P.A. & Utor, J. (2011). Factors affecting small scale business performance in Enugu State, Nigeria vocational association journal, 16,169-175
Okute, A. L. Onabe, M. B. & Olom, P. A. (2010). Revisiting Technical and Vocational Education Curriculum towards attaining the millennium development goals. Journal of Curriculum Organisation of Nigeria (CON) Calabar Chapter 3(1&2)247-255

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
3rd Biennial Conference of Curriculum Organization of Nigeria (CON) Calabar Chapter held at the University of Calabar, Calabar Revisiting Technical/Vocational Education Curriculum for Attaining the Millennium Development Goals.2009-02-012009-02-04
Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Vocational Association (NVA). University of Nigeria NsukkaFactors Affecting Small Scale Business Performance in Enugu State. Nigeria2011-07-012011-07-04
Annual Nigerian Conference of the Nigerian Vocational association (NVA) volume 17 numberEntrepreneurship Education as a Tool for Sustainable National Economy: Entrepreneur's Perception2012-07-012012-07-04
26th Annual International Conference of the Association of Vocational Technical Educators of Nigeria (AVTEN), formerly Nigeria Vocational Association (NVA) 2019, held at Ebonyi State University, AbakilikiA balanced approach to curriculum reform in TVET: key to global competitive advantage in Nigeria2019-07-242019-07-27
33rd Annual Conference of Association of Business Educators of Nigeria (ABEN) Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja Challenges to effective curriculum implementation in business teacher education in the covid-19 era and the way forward2020-10-132020-10-16
2021 Annual International Conference of the Association of Vocational and Technical Educators of Nigeria University of Benin, Benin City, Edo StateTechnological strategies for enhancing business education undergraduates’ skills acquisition for global competitiveness in a knowledge-based economy2021-09-202021-09-24
10th Annual Conference of Faculty of Education, University of Calabar, Calabar, held in the Senate Chamber Repositioning of business education programme and lesson delivery in a post COVID-19 Era2021-10-252021-10-28