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Dr. Ovat Sylvia Victor


Educational Foundation


Lecturer II


[email protected]

About Dr. Ovat Sylvia Victor

Dr Sylvia Ovat was employed as a teacher after her national service at Hillcrest High School, Calabar (1998 – 2000). Thereafter, she joined the services of the Cross River State Technical Education Board (2000 – 2014) as Mathematics and Further Mathematics teacher. She was latter employed by University of Calabar in 2014 as an Assistant Lecturer in then Department Educational Foundations, Guidance and Counselling. Sylvia Victor Ovat started her early education at Girls Primary School (convent), Efut Abua, Calabar, (1977 – 1983). Her secondary education began at Cornelia Connelly College, Uyo (1983 – 1989) and she, successfully completed her Secondary education at Government Secondary School, Creek Town, Odukpani in Cross River State, obtaining the Senior Secondary School certificate (1990). She attended the then Polytechnic, Calabar (now Cross River University of Ttechnology), where she obtained a Higher National Diploma in Mathematics/Statistics in 1997. Thereafter, she proceeded to the University of Calabar for Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE, 2004). She obtained her Masters degree in Educational Research and Statistics in 2009 and her Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D) in Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation (2019) all from the University of Calabar, Calabar. In the Department of Educational Foundations, she teaches Basic Statistics, Tests and Measurement, and Research Methods in Education amongst others. She has authored/co-authored several scholarly articles in reputable journals to her credit, and her research interest covers Educational Assessment, Educational Measurement, Academic Quality, Research and Evaluation. Dr Ovat has attended many conferences within and outside Nigeria. She is a registered member of recognized professional bodies in Research, Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation. Her hobbies include: Volleyball, reading, travelling, singing, dancing and coaching as well as entrepreneurship. She is married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCGirls' Primary School (Convent) Efut Abua, Calabar, Cross River State19771983
WAECCornelia Connelly College, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State19831989
WAECGovernment Secondary School, Creek Town, Odukpani, Cross River State19891990
HND (Mathematics/Statistics)The Polytechnic, Calabar, Cross River State19921997
PGDEUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State20022004
M.Ed (Educational Research and Statistics)University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State20052009
Ph.D (Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation)University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State20112019

S/N Publication
Ovat, S. V., Idika, D. O., Ekwok, M. L., & Asim, A. E. (2020). School sex-type and gender as determinants of academic performance among J.S.S.3 students in Cross River State, Nigeria. Education for Today, 16(1), 77-85.
Bassey, B. A., Ovat, S. V., & Ofem, U. J. (2019). Systematic error in measurement: Ethical implications in decision-making in learners’ assessment in the Nigerian educational system. Prestige Journal of Education, 2(1), 137-146.
Idika, D. O., & Ovat, S. V. (2019). Perceived awareness and involvement in plagiarism and use of turnitin in research practice among Post Graduate students in Cross River State: Implication for assessment. Nigerian Journal of Educational Research and Evaluation, 18(1), 138-149.
Ofem, U. J., Ovat, S. V. & Adu, A. (2017). Assessment of prospective teachers' knowledge of assessment procedures in test construction in tertiary institutions in Calabar Education Zone, Cross River State, Nigeria. The Nigerian Educator, 6(1): 93-98
Idika, D. O. & Ovat, S. V. (2017). Reformation of educational assessment in Nigeria: A panacea for achieving sustainable development goals (SDGs). Education for Today, 13(2): 168-179
Akubuiro, I. M., Ovat, S. V., Bassey, B. A., & Ofem, U. J. (2017). Educational research: A tool for Sustainable Development Goals’ attainment in Nigeria. Education for Today, 13(2), 236-240.
Ofem, U.J., Idika, D. O. & Ovat, S. V. (2017). Effect of diagnostic and feedback assessment approaches in enhancing achievement in mathematics among secondary school students in Calabar Municipality. International Journal of Scientific Research in Education, 10(2): 221-227.
Ovat. S. V. & Ofem, U. J. (2017). Teachers' variables and application of test blue prints in learners' assessment in secondary schools in cross river state. International Journal of Scientific Research in Education, 10(1): 112-118.
Nwogwugwu, C. E., Ovat, S.V. & Idika, D. O. (2016). Computer-based test (CBT) entrance examination: evidence from Post-UTME candidates in south east Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Educational Research and Evaluation, 15(1): 95-100
Usani, J. O. & Ovat, S. V. (2016). Assessment of teachers' knowledge, awareness and application of ICT in instructional delivery in secondary schools in Cross River State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Educational Research, 15: 145-149.
Akubuiro, I. M., Ofem, U. J. & Ovat, S. V. (2016). Improving assessment techniques in secondary education for sustainable knowledge integration and national development in Nigeria. Education for Today, 12(2): 127-132
Idika, D. O., Ovat, S. V., Achigbe, M. & Udumo, B. O. (2015). Repositioning teacher education: Strategy for equipping the Nigerian child with skills and competencies to succeed in the competitve global community. Anals of Modern Education, 7(1). 66-69.
Opie, O. N., Ovat, S. V. & Meremikwu, A. N. (2014). School variables on junior secondary school students' mathematics performance in Cross River State, Nigeria. The International Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Learning, 22(1): 1-9.

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