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Mr. Patrick Okon Bassey


Institute of Education


Research Fellow


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About Mr. Patrick Okon Bassey

Sir Patrick Okon Bassey (KSM) is a professionally registered teacher, a veteran administrator par excellence, a creative resource person full of initiatives and has a wide working experience that spans over thirty eight years. This consists of eighteen years teaching experience and twenty years in the Cross River State Public Service. He holds a Nigeria Certificate in Education from the defunct College of Education, Uyo in 1980, B.Ed. degree in Political Science awarded by the University of Benin, Benin City in 1985 and M. Ed degree in Educational Administration and Planning from University of Nigeria, Nsukka obtained in 1992. He joined the services of Cross River State Secondary Education Board in 1980 as teacher where he rose to the rank of Vice Principal in 1993. He later transferred his services to the Unified Local Government Service as Assistant Chief Administrative Officer in 1993. He served in various capacities in many Local Government Councils including Clerk of the Legislative, at Obubra, Calabar and Yakurr Local Governments, Head of Personnel Management (HPM) in Obubra and Odukpani Local Government Areas. Others include Co-ordinating Director and Head of Local Government Administration at Ikom and Obubra Local Government Councils. Sir Patrick Bassey is a member and fellow of many professional associations including Institute of Administrations of Nigeria, Institute of Personnel Management and Institute of Strategic Resource Management of Nigeria. He has attended many conferences, workshops, symposia and seminars where he made presentations. Sir Bassey joined the employ of University of Calabar as Assistant Research Fellow (later upgraded to Research Fellow I) in the Institute of Education in 2014. Since then he has been involved in the teaching, researching and undertaking of several community services in the University. He is married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)St. Patrick Primary School, Abina, Ikwo LGA, Ebonyi State19581965
West African School Certificate (WASC).Community Secondary Grammar School, Ugep, Yakurr LGA, Cross River State, Nigeria.19681972
General Certificate of Education (GCE)Calabar GCE Centre19771977
Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE)College of Education Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria19771980
Bachelor of Education (Political Science)University of Benin, Benin City , Nigeria.19831985
Masters in Educational Administration and Planning (M.Ed)University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.19901992

S/N Publication
Anake, P. M., Adigeb, P. A., & Bassey, P. O. (2017). The influence of Personality Traits on Career Decision among Secondary, School Students in Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. European journal of Alternative Education Studies, 2(1), 139 - 150.
Joshua, M. T. etal (eds 2017) Education for Careers in the 21st century. A Festschrift in Honour of Prof. D. I. Denga. University of Calabar press, Calabar, Nigeria. 33 (365 - 382).
Anake, P. M. & Bassey, P. O. (2017). Family, People and Culture, Ushie Printers and Publishers, No 78 Marian Road, Calabar, Cross River State – Nigeria.
Anake, P. M. & Bassey, P. O.(2016). Literacy and Transformative leadership in Secondary Schools in Nigeria: Need for Counselling intervention. Archive for Psychopathology and Counselling – Psychotherapy, 2(1), 17 - 21.
Bassey, P. O. & Anake, P. M. (2016). The influence of Terrorism on School Security in Ikom Education Zone of Cross River State, Nigeria. International journal of research in Basic and Lifelong Education. A Publication of Institute of Education, University of Calabar, Nigeria, 5(1 & 2), 105 – 115.

warning No Result For Grants Received.

S/N Conference Description Started Finished
2nd Annual Conference of Instiitute of Education, held at University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Nil.2014-04-222014-04-26