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Dr. Virginia Emmanuel Ironbar


Continuing Education/Developmental Studies


Lecturer II


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About Dr. Virginia Emmanuel Ironbar

Dr. (Mrs) Virginia Emmanuel Ironbar is a seasoned scholar and an astute administrator now lecturing in the Department of Continuing Education and Development Studies at the University of Calabar. She joined the services of the University of Calabar in 2010 as an Administrative Assistant and was later converted to academic staff in 2018. She holds a B.Ed in Industrial and Labour Studies (Adult Education) from the University of Calabar in 2006. She was awarded M.Ed and Ph.D. degrees in 2014 and 2018 respectively by the University of Calabar. Since joining the University, she has made positive impacts in rendering services to humanity. Dr (Mrs) Ironbar has been teaching, mentoring, and researching thereby contributing her quota to the development of the Faculty and University. She has attended many conferences and workshops where she made presentations. She has published many journal articles in local and international peer-reviewed journals. She was a member of the Certificate/ Transcript Committee in the Graduate School, University of Calabar. She was also the Unit Head (Secretary) for Faculty of Law, Faculty of Art, and CIWA in the University of Calabar Graduate School. Dr. (Mrs) Virginia Ironbar is a member of many professional bodies including the International Association of Community Development, Nigeria National Council for Adult Education and Teachers; Registration Council of Nigeria. She is married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCSt Benedict’s Primary school, Igoli Ogoja LGA. 19861992
B.Ed in Industrail and labour StudiesUniversity of Calabar, Calabar20002006
M.Ed in Community DevelopmentUniversity of Calabar, Calabar20082014
Ph.D in Community Development University of Calabar, Calabar20132018

S/N Publication
Frank, M. A. Bassey, E. A. & Ironbar, V. E. (2018). Accessibility of credit facilities by farmers and rural Industrialization in cross river state. Social Sciences Journal of policy review & development strategies. 5(1), 78 – 84.
Olofu, A & Ironbar, V. E. (2017). Training the adult facilitator for improved productivity in the 21st century: A case study of the federal capital territory, Abuja. International Journal of continuing education and development studies (IJCEDS), 5(1), 165 – 170.
Ironbar, V. E. & Bassey, E. A. (2008). The impact of land dispute on community development in central senatorial district of cross river state. International Journal of operational research in management, social sciences & education,4(1), 176 – 187.
Ironbar, V. E. & Bassey, E. A. (2008). Unemployment And Communal Conflicts In Nigeria: Issues And Strategies Of Improve Socio-Economic Well-Being Of Rural Dwellers. International Journal of Innovative Research in Education, Technology and Social Strategies, 4(1), 89 -97.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
University of Calabar faculty of Education 8th ConferenceValue orientation, Social solidarity and community Development2018-06-012018-06-01
International indisciplinary Research and Development ConferenceArchiving Rural industrailization in Cross River State through provisions of credit facilities to famers2018-07-012018-07-03