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Name

Dr. Mary Juliana Ada

Department

Educational Management

Designation

Associate Professor

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Mary Juliana Ada

Rev. Sr. (Dr) Mary Juliana Ada (HHCJ) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Administration and Planning, Faculty of Education, University of Calabar, Calabar. She holds a BA (Hons) degree in History and Archeology (1976), PGD in Education (1981), M.Ed (1989) and Ph.D (1999) degrees in Educational Administration and Planning from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Dr Ada is not only a seasoned academics, an astute administrator, a world-class teacher, a mentor of many mentees, a counselor, a first class disciplinarian but also a rare model of discipline personified. Sr. Ada worked for the Government of Cross River State meritoriously from 1977 to 2015 and her outstanding performance earned her various teaching and administrative responsibilities that include Principal, Holy Child Secondary School, Ogoja, Girls’ Secondary School, Obudu and Dean, School of Education, Cross River State College of Education, Akamkpa. She was the first female Provost of the Cross River State College of Education, Akamkpa between 1996 and 2000. Sr. Ada left the service of the Cross River State Government in 2015 and joined the University of Calabar as an Associate Professor in the Department of Education Administration and Planning in 2016. She has been serving the University diligently as a lecturer, examiner, researcher, project and thesis supervisor among other duties. Sr. Ada has supervised and co-supervised many graduate students. Dr Ada has published widely in several local, national and international Journals. She has attended and presented papers at several local, national and international Conferences. Sr Ada is a member of the Catholic Education Board, Archdiocese of Calabar and Chairman, Education Board of the Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus, South Eastern Province. Through hard work, she has earned for herself several distinguished service awards and honours from various organizations like the Association of Colleges of Education Provost, Foot Prints of top 100 Cross Riverians, the Institute of Teachers in Education and the Catholic Youth Association of the Calabar Archdiocese. Rev. Sr. Ada is a member of different executive, continuing education and professional bodies such as the International Montessori Society, Silver Spring, Maryland U.S.A, Mental Retardation and Developmental Administrator, Washington DC, U.S.A., Women in Colleges of Education, and Association of Religious Women in Nigeria. Sr. Ada is an ardent Christian of the Catholic Faith. She joined the congregation of the Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus (HHCJ) on February 2, 1969, where she is still fervently and dedicatedly serving God as a Reverend Sister.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCSt. Theresa’s primary school, Kakum Ipong, Obudu local government Area of Cross River State19571959
WASCHoly Child Secondary School, Mount Carmel, Ogoja, Cross River State, Nigeria19681969
BA. (History/Archaeology)University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria 19731976
PGD (Education)University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria19791980
M. Ed (Educational Administration and Planning) University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria19851989
Ph.D (Educational Administration and Planning)University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria19951999

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Ada, M. J., Arop, F. O., & Okute, A. L. (2019). A study of the management of learner's absenteeism in schools organizations in Nigeria. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, 9(18), 1-7.
Ada, M. J., & Okoli, G. E. (2019). Emotional intelligence and managerial effectiveness of principals in Ogoja educational zone of Cross River State, Nigeria: Implication for counseling. Journal of Education and Practice, 10(27), 10-15
Ada, m. J., & Okon E. (2019). Corruption and governance in Education: Implications for quality and performance in Nigeria (JAAADSR) vol. 11 No. 1
Ada, M. J., Ofem, W. E. & Ameh, E. (2019). Funding Patterns in Public Universities and Cost-Sharing in Nigeria for Global Competitiveness: Empirical Evidence from University of Calabar. Jounal of Advances in Education and Philosophy, 3(10), 330-334.
Ada, M. J., Ushie, M. I., Andeshi, W. A., & Ikwun, T. (2019). Management of Secondary Education in Nigeria for National Cohesion and Global Competitiveness. Journal of Educational Research and Review, 7(8), 1-6.
Ada, M.J. (2019). Universal Basic Education in Nigeria: Containing Issues in Curriculum Implementation in Contemporary Multidisciplinary journal of Research in Education. Vol 1, May, 2019. Expected.
Ada, M.J. (2019) Effective educational Planning. A panacea for unemployment.
Ada, M.J. (2018). Educational Planning in Nigeria Principles and Practices- Effective Educational Planning: A panacea for Unemployment. Chapter 25 PP 488-505. Published by: University of Calabar Press. ISBN: 978-34885-4-6.
Ada, M.J. (2017). The journal of contemporary educational research: Visionary Educational Administration and Technology Integration: Implication for Economic Development: Vol 1, Issue 1, PP 1-20.
Ada, M.J. and Ushie, Grace (2017). Academic Research as Nexus for National Development and Global Competitiveness: University of Calabar Experience. University of Calabar Journal Volume 1 no 1.
Ada, M.J. (2017). Providing Quality Home Environment as a Pre-requisite for learning effectiveness. In South, South Journal of Education. Vol 1, No 1, 2017 PP185-191
Ada, M.J. (2017) Visionary educational administration and technology integration; implication for economic development.
Ada, M.J. Okoli G., Obeten, Okoi O., Akeke, M. N.G (2016) “Prevalence, Causes and effects of bullying in tertiary institutions in Cross River State, Nigeria”. Journal of Education and Practice 7 (29) (2016). Available online http://www.iiste.org/journals/index.php/JEP/article/view/33600.
Ada, M.J. (2016). Combating Indiscipline in Nigeria Secondary School. Niger Delta Journal of Education (NIDJOE) Vol.3 No.1
Ada, M.J (2016) Providing quality home environment as a prerequisite for learning efficiency.
Ada, M.J. (2016). Changes and Innovation in Financing Education for Sustainable National Development: Financing tertiary education in Nigerian for sustainable development: exploring alternatives from Europe. ISBN 978-978-55302-2-3
Ada, M. J., Oshiomu, A., & Enunwah, C. I. (2013). Secondary Education for Socio-economic transformation: Principalsship and Administration of schools in Nigeria (MIDJOE) Vol. 1. No. 1 ISSN: 23, 60-7440.
Ada, J. A, and Ada, M. A. (2013) Conflict management strategies in organizations woodpecker journal of public Administration Research. http://wudpeckrresearchjournals.org/WJPA/content/2013/November.html
Ada, M.J. and Ada, J.A. (2013). Efficiency theories, their applicability and effects on Nigerian Secondary Schools, a case study of Cross River State Global Advanced Research Journal of Management and Business Studies (ISSN: 2315-5086) Vol. 2(9)pp. 439-453, September, (2013) available online http://garj.org/garjmbs/index.htm [email protected] Global Advanced Research Journals.
Ada, M.J., Okoli G E and Okoli (2013) Literary and HIV/AIDS awareness, prevention and management among women in Cross River State Journal of AIDS and HIV Research Vol. 5(5):387-390, 2013 DOI 10.5897/JAHR 12.59 ISSN 2141-2359 Academic Journal http://www.academicjournals.org/JAHR
Ada, M.J. and Ada Julius Agba (2013). Efficiency Theories, their Applicability and effects on Nigerian Secondary Schools. Global Advance research journal of management and business studies: ISSN: 2315-5086. Volume 2 (9), PP 439-453.
Oshiomu A.O. Ada, M.J. and Onuwah C.I. (2013). Secondary education for socio economic transformation principal ship and administration of Schools in Nigeria, Niger Delta Journal of Education 1 (1): 206-216.
Ada, M.J. (2013). Efficiency theories and their applicability in Nigeria Secondary School Transworld Research Network, T.C. 37/661 (2) Fort P.O. Trivandrum-695 023 Kerala, Indiapp 14.
Ada, M.J. (2013). Literacy and HIV/AIDS awareness, prevention and management among women in Cross River State.
Ada, M.J. and Ada, J.A. and Egomo, J.E. (2011). Saint Thomas Aquinas theories on man, society, government, law and applicability of these ideas in the administration of Nigerian Secondary Schools World Young researcher 2012;2(5):65 http://www.rrpjournals.com/
Ada, M.J. (2010). The availability of materials resources and their effectiveness in the administration of Secondary School in Cross River State in Benue State University Journal of Education Vol 10 Oct. 1117-6350 pp 152-159.
Ada, M.J. and Okoli G.E. (2009) African women in politics and the challenges in Benue State University Journal of Education 161-169.
Ada, M.J. (2008) retraining teachers for the special need classroom journal of Cross River State chapter of world organization for early children education 3 (1&2): 189-194.
Ada, M.J. and Ogbiji, J.E (2008). The role of creativity in effective management of Education, the Nigerian Journal of Research and Production vol. 13 No.1.
Ada, M.J. and Inqwu, E.U. (2008). The implication of learning opportunities for all in the provision of continuing education programmes for workers in an emerging University adult education in Nigeria 16:227-242.
Ada, M.J. (2000) Strategies for enforcing discipline on Nigeria Secondary School Students Fulladu Publishers Company, Nsukka, Nigeria. ISBN: 978-2967-40-8
Ada, M.J. (1999). Development and validation of administrative strategies for controlling disciplinary problems of Secondary Schools Students in Cross River State. A Ph.D thesis submitted to Department of Education University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Ada, M.J. (1999) Development and validation of Administrative strategies for controlling disciplinary problems of Secondary School Students in Cross River State (Ph.D thesis).
Ada, M. j. (1998). Retraining teachers for the special need classroom. Vol. 3 No. 1 &2 ISSN: 1117-983X.
Ada, M.J. (1997). The role of Women in National Development, Hercon Publishers Limited, Umahia, Nigeria 64pp. ISBN 978-3176 – 6 - 6
Ada, M.J. (1993). Leadership styles of principals and Academic excellence in Calabar Education Zone. Obudu Journal of Education 1 (2).
Ada, M.J. (1993). Ideologies and their influence on Teacher Education in Nigeria. Teacher Education Journal (Ankpa C.O.E) (1): 39-46.
Ada, M.J. (1993). Educational Foundations, A Historical perceptive”. In proceedings of the National Conference of NCE Teacher Educators in Nigeria held Federal College of Education, Kano September, 1991.
Ada, M.J. (1992), Disciplinary problems in Higher Institutions: Causes and Possible Remedies. Akamkpa Journal of Education (CRSCOE Akamkpa), 1 (1): 29-35.
Ada, M.J. (1992) Women in Nigerian politics” . in M.A. Umeagudosu & R.N. Edet (eds) Women Development in Human Development: Biblical Expositions, Ibadan: da star Publishers.
Ada, M.J. (1999). The Primary School Administration under the Local Government Councils: Problems and prospects”, in proceedings of the conference of the Nigerian Association for Educational Administration and Planning (NAEAP) held at the University of Calabar in May, 1991.
Ada, M.J. (1990). Benin Journal of Educational Studies (BJES). Volume 8 Nos. I & 2. ISSN: 0189-2819
Ada, M.J. (1990) women in the making of Nigeria History, in Edet Rosemary N. & Meg. A Umeagudosu (eds) Life women and culture: Theologica
Ada, M.J. (1990). Women in the making of Nigeria History”: Edet, Rosemary N., Meg A. Uemeagudosu (eds). Life women and culture: conference of a circle of Africa Women Theologians. Uyo, Mua Printers (1990), “ideologies and their influence.
Ada, M.J. (1989). An investigation into the essence of metaphysics in philosophy with particular reference to Education. Benin Journal of Educational Studies, 8 (1 & 2): 50-58.
Ada, M.J. (1988). A comparative study of disciplinary problems and measures in Urban and Rural Secondary Schools in Ogoja LGA. An unpublished M.Ed. Thesis UNN, Nigeria.
Ada, M.J. (1985). The God in retreat: a continuity and change in African religions, the Nigerian experience. Emefie 1 M. (ed) Fourth Dimension publishing Co. Ltd: 157-170.
Ada, M.J. (1981). The western type education in Ogoja Diocese -1921-1980. A PGDE research project submitted to Institute of Education University of Nigeria Nsukka.
Ada, M. J. (1976). The growth of Christianity among the people of Obudu, a historical analysis. A Bachelor of Art Research project submitted to the Department of History and Archaeology, University of Nigeria Nsukka.
Ada, M.J. and Elizabeth Ischei (1975) “Perceptions of God and the churches in Obudu”, in Emefie Ikenga Metuh (ed). The Gods in Retreat: Continuity and change in African Religious, Enugu.

S/N Grant Currency/Amount Grantor Date
TETFUND RESEARCH GRANTNGN 2000000TETFUND2014-03-15

S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Lagos State College of EducationLagos State College of Education1991-02-101991-02-15
The 8th Nation Conference of National Association of Educational Psychologists (NAEP) Alvan Ikoko College of Education, The 8th Nation Conference of National Association of Educational Psychologists (NAEP) Alvan Ikoko College of Education, 1991-04-291991-05-02
University of CalabarThe 10th convention/conference of Nigeria Association for Educational Administration and Planning (AEAP), 1991-05-121991-05-15
International Conference on Women Education and African Development towards the 21st century, Institute of Education, University of Nigeria NsukkaInternational Conference on Women Education and African Development towards the 21st century, Institute of Education, University of Nigeria Nsukka1991-09-081991-09-12
FCE, KanoThe standing conference of NCE Teachers’ Educators1991-09-091991-09-11
15th National Annual Conference of the Counseling Association of Nigeria, University of Jos, Plateau State15th National Annual Conference of the Counseling Association of Nigeria, University of Jos, Plateau State1991-09-171991-09-20
National Annual Conference of the counseling Association of Nigeria, University of Jos, Plateau StateNational Annual Conference of the counseling Association of Nigeria, University of Jos, Plateau State1991-09-171991-09-20
Conference of the Nigerian Circle of concerned African Women Theologian Yaba Lagos1991-12-021991-12-05
As a Guest Speaker, presented an Address at the induction/ installation night of Rotaract Club at .C.R.S College of Education, Akamkpa As a Guest Speaker, presented an Address at the induction/ installation night of Rotaract Club at .C.R.S College of Education, Akamkpa 1992-08-011992-08-01
Cross River State College of Education, AkamkpaThe Induction/installation Night of Roatary Club1992-08-011992-08-01
Conference at Lagos State College of EducationConference at Lagos State College of Education1994-02-101994-02-15
GSE workshop/seminar at COE, AkamkpaGSE workshop/seminar at COE, Akamkpa1994-06-011994-06-01
University of Benin Nera Conference UNIBEN1994-06-201994-06-24
Cross River State College of Education Akamkpa:Gave a talk to principals/Headmistresses1994-09-011994-09-02
University of CalabarWorld organization for early childhood Education1995-11-251995-11-29
1 presented a paper on churches solidarity and women’s hospitality in Nairobi, Kenya East Africa. August, 1996.1 presented a paper on churches solidarity and women’s hospitality in Nairobi, Kenya East Africa. 1996-08-011996-08-01
Pan African women Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya I presented a paper on churches solidarities and women’s hospitality in Africa.1996-08-261996-08-31
3rd Annual conference teaching about the United Nations- A world of challenges of facing children: Children making a difference. United Nations. New York:3rd Annual conference teaching about the United Nations- A world of challenges of facing children: Children making a difference. United Nations. New York:2001-02-012001-02-01
organized by United State Dept of Education, Washington DC, USA,UNESCO’S World of Education2003-02-182003-02-19
Montessori Education organized by Department of Education, Annapolis MD, USAMontessori Education organized by Department of Education, Annapolis MD, USA2003-09-192003-09-20
A WORLD OUT OF BALANCEA world out of balance: Searching for answers through Education, UN Committee on Teaching about the United Nations, Education at (CTANUN), and New York .2005-02-042005-02-04
African clergy and religious conference for professionals and Educational Development, United States Migration and Educational Services, Huston, Texas,African clergy and religious conference for professionals and Educational Development, United States Migration and Educational Services, Huston, Texas,2005-08-042005-04-07
The 5th PAN _ AFRICAN Reading Conference held at University of Ghana Legon The 5th PAN _ AFRICAN Reading Conference held at University of Ghana Legon 2007-08-062007-08-10
Blacks-policy, Medical and Dental organized by Department of Human Services MRDDA, Washington DC, USABlacks-policy, Medical and Dental organized by Department of Human Services MRDDA, Washington DC, USA2008-10-052008-10-05
Developing globally literate student’s 21st century skills, emerging technology and United Nations. Organized by the Committee of Teaching about the United Nations (CTAUN) in collaboration with the New Jersey State University at Rutgers Student CenDeveloping globally literate student’s 21st century skills, emerging technology and United Nations. Organized by the Committee of Teaching about the United Nations (CTAUN) in collaboration with the New Jersey State University at Rutgers Student Center New Brunswick, New Jersey2010-01-152010-01-15
Education is a Human Right organized by the committee on teaching about the United Nations held at United Nations Headquarters Education is a Human Right organized by the committee on teaching about the United Nations held at United Nations Headquarters 2012-02-032012-02-03
Education is a Human Right” organized by the committee on United Nations in Collaborative with the United Nations Department of Public Information at United Nations Headquarters, New YorkEducation is a Human Right” organized by the committee on United Nations in Collaborative with the United Nations Department of Public Information at United Nations Headquarters, New York2012-02-032012-02-03
(NAEAP 2019) Nasarrawa State “Advancing Social Justice”: The role of Educators conference for educators at the United Nations held at United Nations Headquarters on January 18, 2013.Advancing Social Justice”: The role of Educators conference for educators at the United Nations held at United Nations Headquarters on January 18, 2013.2013-01-182019-01-03
Secondary Education for Socio-Economic Transformation: Principalship and Administration of Schools in Nigeria” organized by COEASU South-South 2nd Academic conference held at the College of Education, Afaha- Nsit, Akwa Ibom StateSecondary Education for Socio-Economic Transformation: Principalship and Administration of Schools in Nigeria” organized by COEASU South-South 2nd Academic conference held at the College of Education, Afaha- Nsit, Akwa Ibom State2013-05-142013-05-17
Cross River State Education Summit. February, 2000. “The UN at 70 making a Difference” organized by the committee on teaching about the United Nations, held at United Nations Headquarters Cross River State Education Summit. February, 2000. “The UN at 70 making a Difference” organized by the committee on teaching about the United Nations, held at United Nations Headquarters 2015-01-300000-00-00
2nd Academic conference, Colleges of Education Academic staff Union South-South Zone2nd Academic conference, Colleges of Education Academic staff Union South-South Zone2016-02-052016-02-05
1st National conference, the Cross River State College of Education-Akamkpa, Certificate of Participation1st National conference, the Cross River State College of Education-Akamkpa, Certificate of Participation2016-05-022016-05-02
Catholic Archdioceses of Calabar, Meiden Catholic Education-Towards Quality Assurance in Catholic Education.Catholic Archdioceses of Calabar, Meiden Catholic Education-Towards Quality Assurance in Catholic Education.2016-05-042016-05-06
38th Annual Conference on Nigerian Association for Educational Administration and Planning (NAEAP), Held at Lagos State, NigeriaParent-Teachers Association involvement and management of secondary school education for quality assurance in Calabar education zone of Cross River State. 2019-10-072019-10-11