1.     Name:                                               Cecilia ChinyereOgbonna (Ph.D)

2.     Former Name:                                  Nwosu

3.     Nationality:                                      Nigerian

4.     Marital Status:                                 Married

5.     Present Status:                                Senior Lecturer

6.     Department:                                     Science Education

7.     Contact Address: Science Education Department,                                                         College of Agricultural and Science                                                  Education, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,          

                               Umudike. PMB 7267, Umuahia, ABia State.

8.     Email:                                     



1.     Educational Institutions Attended (with Dates):

i. Central School AhabaImenyi, Isiukwuato                       1970-1974

ii Girls Secondary School Ovim, Isiukwuato                      1974-1979

iiiWomen Training College, Umuahia                                 1980-1982

ivAlvanIkoku College of Education, Owerri                       1985-1988

v University of Nigeria Nsukka                                          1989-1992

vi University of Nigeria Nsukka                                         2001-2004

vii University of Nigeria Nsukka                                        2004-2007



i. FSLC                                                                               1974

ii. WASC                                                                            1979

iii. TC II                                                                              1982

iv. NCE                                                                              1988

v. B. SC (Mathematics Education)                                               1992

vi M.ED (Mathematics Education)                                               2004

vii. Ph.D (Mathematics Education)                                     2007



1 Member Curriculum Organization of Nigeria(CON)

2. Member Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN)

4       Member Mathematical Association of Nigeria(MAN)

5       National Teachers Registration Council(NTRC)

6   Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN)

7       The Nigerian Society for Educational Psychologists (NISEP)



Resource Person: Abia State University Basic Education Capacity Building Workshops


1. Member of curriculum review committee- department of Science Education, 2014

            F.POSITIONS HELD:

1.Female Hostel Warden, 2014 till date

2.Officer in-charge of Curriculum Development, Secondary Education Management Board (SEMB), Umuahia (2008-2012)

3. Supervisor of Schools in- charge of Mathematics, Physics and HOMEC (2009- 2012)

4. Undergraduate project coordinator from 2015 till dates.


5.Academic advising of Mathematics Education Students 300 level.



Work Experience outside Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,Umudike:

1.      Naze Secondary School Owerri                                                                 1982-1985

2.       Girls Secondary School Obinze Owerri                                                  1989-1994

3.      Girls Secondary School Amuzukwu Umuahia                                        1994-1996

4.      Ibeku High School Umuahia                                                                      1996-1998

5.      Girls Secondary School Uzuakoli                                                             1998-1999

6.      Okiaga Nkwoegwu Secondary School Umuahia                                    1999-2001

7.      Holy Ghost Secondary School Umuahia                                                  2007-2008

8.      Secondary School Supervisor                                                                    2008-2012




1.      Effects of Constructivist Instructional Approach on Senior Secondary School Student’ Achievements in Mathematics, published in the year 2007 by Delsu Journal of Educational Research and Development (DJERD) Volume 6: 106-120.

2.      The Role of Mathematical Skills for Youth Empowerment: Teachers Perception, published in the year 2013 by Association of Educational Growth in Nigeria. Vol. 8, No 1.29-34.

3.      Effect of TLC Constructivist Instructional Model on Student Achievements in Mathematics published in the year 2013 by Journal of the Society for Psychological Research Vol. 4 No. 1.185-192

4.      Secondary School Mathematics Teachers Perception of Climate Change: Implications for Curriculum Development, published in the year 2013 by Journal of Curriculum Organization of Nigeria, Vol 20, No3, 177-183

5.      Effects of Prior Knowledge, Exploration, Discussion, Dissatisfaction with Prior Knowledge (PEDDA) Constructivist Model on Students Achievement in Basic Science, published in the year 2013 by Journal of the Nigerian Council of Educational Psychologists Vol. 7, No. 1,28-34.

6.      Mathematics and Physics Student Acquisition of Basic Education Skills: A Panacea for Functional Education, published in the year 2013 by Journal of the Nigerian Academy of Education. (JONAED), Vol, 8, No 2, 132-147.

7.      Physics and Mathematics Teachers’ Assessment of Entrepreneurship Skills Needed for Employability, published in the year 2013 by Journal of the Nigerian Academy of Education. (JONAED), Vol. 8, No 1.,1, 126-136.

8.      Evaluating Quality Enhancement Strategies in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics in Secondary Schools in Cross Rivers State, Nigeria, published in the year 2013 by Journal of Theoretical and Empirical Studies in Education, Vol. 3., No. 1, 79-87.

9.      Secondary School Mathematics Teachers’ Assessment of Indiscipline Behaviours of Students’ and Its Effects on Achievement in Mathematics, published in the year 2013 by A Publication of the Nigeria Society for Educational Psychologists. 161-169.

10.  Mass Education: A Catalyst of Entrepreneurship. In Nigerian Development Agenda being publication of African Journal of Higher Education Studies and Development (AJHESD), ChesUniport, December, 2013, pg 124-131.

11.  Reform- Based-Instructional Method and Learning Styles on Students’ Achievement and Retention in Mathematics: Administrative Implications published in the year 2014 by International Journal of Education &Literacy  Studies, Vol. 2, No. 2 pg 48-52.

12.  Academic Staff  Effectiveness E-learning Utilization Skills: A Veritable Tool for Enhancing Quality in Tertiary Education in Nigeria published by US-China Education Review in the 2014, Vol. 4, No. 6, 410-416.

13.  Mathematics Reasoning and Learning Approach: A Panacea for Improving Mathematics Achievement published by Association of Education for Professional Growth in Nigeria (ASE PGN), Vol. 9, No. 1. July, 2014.

14.  Determining the Level of Quality Assurance Practices in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics in Secondary School System in Abia State published by Lit Academic Journal. An International Multi Disciplinary publication Vol. 1, No. 2 pg 135-142.

15.  Secondary School Mathematics Teachers Perception of Entrepreneurial Skills Needed for Youth Empowerment being a publication of the Institute of Education, University of Nigeria Nsukka, July 2014

16.  Mathematics As A Critical Factor For Entrepreneurship Education: Implication for Mathematics Education being a publication of the Institute of  Education, University of Nigeria Nsukka, July 2013.

17.  Globalization and its implication for Mathematics Education in Nigeria.

18.  Secondary School Mathematics  Teachers’ Perception Of Basic Marketing Skills For Technological Advancement being a publication of Journal of Education, University of Uyo, September 2013, Vol.6, No.1

19.  Transformative Education: A Tool for Sustainable Development in Nigeria published by IAFOR North American Conference on Education 2014, pp 109-122

20.  Evaluating  impact of supervision of teachers on secondary school mathematics students academic performance in Abia State. Journal of the Nigeria academy of education; 2014,pp 73-87.

21.  Building Teachers Capacity; A tool for closing the achievement gap in mathematics.2014,pp 154-165.

22.  Reducing Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Development: The Role of Nigerian Women, published by International Journal of Gender and Development Issues Vol. 2; No. 1, 2015.

23.  Generic Skills: Implication for University Graduate’s Employability published by Journal of Agricultural and Science Education (JASE), 2015. Volume 1, No. 1, 363-369.


24.  Impact of Mathematics Teachers’ Characteristics on Science Education Students’ Academic Performance in tertiary Institution published by Nigerian Journal of Educational Research and Evaluation, 2015.Vol. 14, No. 1, 44-52.


25.  Basic Requirements of Academic Staff for Effective Teaching and Sustainability of Entrepreneurship Education in Nigeria published by Journal of Agricultural and Science Education (JASE), 2015. Vol. 1, No. 2, 161- 166.


26.  Effect of IEPT Constructivist Instructional Models on Students’ Academic Performance in Mathematics published by Journal of Sustainable Education. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2015. 132-141.

27.  Gender Inequality and Sustainable Development in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges for Mathematics Teaching and Learning published by International Journal of Gender and Development Issues. Vol.1, No.7, 148-154.


28.  Collaborative Learning: A Way to Teach 21st Century Mathematics Competencies And Skills published by Journal of International Studies (NJDES), 2016. Vol. 1, No.3, 48-53.


29.  Impact of Healthy School Climate on Students’ Academic Achievement in Mathematics: A Call for Innovative School Leadership the 21st Century Schools published by Journal of International Studies (INJEDS), 2016. Vol. 1, No. 1, 161-166.



30.  Perception of Mathematics Teachers on the Attributes of Cooperative Learning Strategy Among Secondary School  Students in Abia State. NOUN Journal of Education Vol. 3 (2016)


31.   Students’ Perception of Employability Skills for Unemployment reduction and

sustainable growth: Imperative for Mathematics teaching. Journal of the Nigerian Academy of Education (JONAED) 2017 Vol. 13 No. 1, 81-92.


32.  Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Development: A focus of Mathematics Education. International Journal of Gender and Development Issues (IJGDI) 2017 Vol. 1, No. 8.


33.  Investigating Mathematics Teachers’ utilization of Women Mathematicians as Role Models in Motivating Female Students to Study Mathematics Using Logistic for Sustainable Mathematics Mathematical Model: A Prerequisite for sustainable Mathematics Development. The Nigerian Academy of Education Proceedings. (TNAE) 2017. 466-476.

34.  Modeling Agricultural Output Growth in Nigeria using Differential Equation: The Journal of Mathematical Association of Nigeria (MAN) 2017 Vol. 44, No. 2.


35.  Perception of Mathematics Teachers on the Attributes of Cooperative Learning Strategy Among Secondary School  Students in Abia State. NOUN Journal of Education Vol. 3 (2016)


1.      President Umuahia Branch, Women’s Wing of Ahaba Imenyi Welfare Association (AIWA) 2000-2005

2.      Second National Vice President A. I W. A. (2005-2009)

3.      First National Vice President A. I. W. A. (2009-2012)

4.      President General, A. I. W. A Women’s Wing Home & Abroad (2012 – Date)

5.      Secretary General, ESOCS Women Association, Umuahia Province

6.      Chairlady ESOCS Women Association, Central Management Committee 3 (CMC 3) from 2015 till date



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