Sex:                                           Male

Place of Birth:                             Oyigbo

Nationality:                                 Nigerian

State of Origin:                            Imo

Local Government Area:               Obowo

Marital Status:                             Married

Number of Children:                      Five (5)

Contact Address:                         Industrial Technology Education Department,

                                                  Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria.

Email Address:                  



University of Nigeria, Nsukka.                                                                              –           2004-2010


University of Nigeria, Nsukka.                                                                              –           2001-2003


Rivers State University of Science & Technology                                                                    

Port Harcourt, Rivers State.                                                                                    –           1990-1995


Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka, Lagos.                                –           1985-1988

Boys’ Technical College, Osusu Aba, Abia State.                                              –           1979-1982

Osu Technical College, Osu, Isiala-Mbano.                                                         –           1977-1979

Community Primary School, Kom-kom, Oyigbo, Rivers State.                        –           1971-1976



Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Industrial Technical Education                         –           2010

Master of Education (M.Ed) Industrial Technical Education                           –           2003

Bachelor of Science Technical Education – Electrical Electronics                 –           1997

Nigeria Certificate of Education (Technical) Electrical/ Electronics             –           1988

Wes African Examination Council (Technical Certificate)                              –           1982

First School Leaving Certificate                                                                            –           1976



Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State                   –           2015-Date


Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State                         –           2012-2014


Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Eleme Study Centre                                          –           2006-2007

(Electrical Instructor)


National Teacher’s Institute, Eleme Study Center                     

(Course Tutor on Educational Research and Methodology)                             –           2004-2006




·        2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference, Faculty of Education,

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State,

held at TEDFUND Building, Igbariam Campus.                                       10th – 13th October, 2017.                                                                

·        25th Annual International Conference, Calabar 2017, of the

Association of Vocational and Technical Education of

Nigeria (AVTEN) held at University of Calabar International

Conference Centre, Calabar, Cross River State.                                       13th-16th June, 2017.


·        UNESCO – UNEVOC UNIT: Centre for Technical Vocational

Education, Training and Research, First National Conference,

2017Held at Princess Alexandra Auditorium, University of Nigeria,

 Nsukka, Enugu State,                                                                       3rd – 6th May, 2017.


·        28th Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association

of Teachers of Technology held at the Federal College of Education

(Technical), Asaba, Delta State.                                                                19th – 23rd October, 2015


·        2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference on Global Initiatives

 For integrated Development IIC-GIID 2015, Held at Chukwuemeka

 Odomegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam Campus,

Anambra State.                                                                                 2nd – 5th September, 2015


·        1st International Conference of CASE held at the

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,

Umudike,  Abia State.                                                                                  17th – 19th July, 2015


·        7th International Conference of the Education, Research and

Innovation held in Spain.                                                                            7th –19th November, 2014


·        1stInternational Conference of the Nigeria Association

Of Teachers of Technology held at the Federal College

Of Education, Technical, Akoka Lagos.                                                   20th – 24th October, 2014


·        26thAnnual National Conference of the Nigerian

Association of Teachers of Technology held at the Federal

Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.                                                          21st -26th October, 2013


·        25thAnnual National Conference of the Nigerian

Association of Teachers of Technology held at the

Benue State University, Makurdi, Benue State.                                      15th – 19th October, 2012


·        24thAnnual Conference of Nigerian Association of

Teachers of Technology at Federal College of Education

(Technical) Umunze,  Anambra State.                                                      17th – 22nd October, 2011


·        4thInternational Conference of the Institute of Empirical

Research and Sustainable Development at Petroleum

Training Institute, Warri.                                                                            26th–27thSeptember, 2011










1.      Beako, Y.T; Okorieocha, C.N; Ojotule, D.I. & Kooli, P.L. (2017). Safety practices skills needed in handling and storage of fuel oil by students of motor vehicle mechanic in technical colleges in Rivers State. International Journal of Advanced Academic Research / Science Technology & Engineering. 3(12), 1-14 Online


2.      Okparaeke, G. M. & Okorieocha, C. N. (2017). Benchmarks in entrepreneurial tiling competencies required by building trade, students for employability and sustainable national development. African Journal of Educational Assessors. 3(3), pp 104-113.


3.      Okorieocha, C.N.  & Taneh, A.N. (2017). Poverty reduction and national development through technical vocational education and trainingJournal of Education and Leadership Development9 (2), 1-16.


4.      Okparaeke, G.M., Okorieocha, C.N. & Onuoha, R.I. (2016)

Performance competencies standards required from graduates of educational of Building technology education of the universities for the 21st century construction industry needs in Anambra and Enugu States. International Journal of Educational Studies (INJEDS), 1(2), 206-214.


5.      Okorieocha, C.N & Okparaeke, G.M. (2016). Entrepreneurship enhancement through vocational technical education. Merit Research Journal of Education and Review. 4 (9)pp 126-132 Online.


6.      Okorieocha, C.N. (2016). Achieving wealth creation through technical vocational education and training. Journal of Nigerian Association of Teachers of Technology. (JONATT) 1 (2), pp160-168.


7.      Taneh, A.N., Ndudi, C.O., & Harry, I.H. (2016) Proximity intruder security system: A technological and scientific innovation for social and national development.

Journal of Engineering and Applied Scientific Research, 8 (1), 42-50



8.      Okorieocha, C.N & Eronini, U.C. (2016). Effects of information and communication technology on Student’s interest in basis electricity. Issues in Scientific Research, 1 (4)pp 45-51 online.


9.      Okorieocha, C.N. & Vareba, S.S. (2016). Technical vocational education and training and local technology: A panacea for sustainable entrepreneurship skills development. Research Journal of Educational Studies and Review, 2 (3), pp32-36 Online.


10. Okorieocha, C.N. & Ogwumike, C.M.C. (2014). The relevance of creativity and innovation in entrepreneurshipfor the transformation of national economy.  ANSU Journal of Innovative Education Research 2 (1), 177-188.


11. Okorieocha, C.N. & Duru, F.C. (2014). Technical vocational education and training for industrial development and economic growth. International Journal of Innovative Education Research 2 (1) 37- 44.


12. Okorieocha, C.N. & Chukwukanwosa, L.I (2014)Technicalvocational education and training: “A panacea for entrepreneurship enhancement for national building. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of the Nigerian Association of Teachers of Technology.



13. Okorieocha, C.N. &Taneh, A.N. (2013). Roles of (TVET) in industrialization andeconomic development of Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Education Research 1 (1)1-7


14. Okorieocha, C.N. & Musa, S.U. (2012). Manpower development in technical and vocational education (TVE): Aprerequisite for the technological development of Nigeria. National Association for the Advancement Knowledge. 26 (4),129-135


15. Okorieocha, C.N & Musa, S.U (2012). Perception of junior secondary school teachers on therelevance of ICT on student’s performance in Business Studies. Nigeria Vocational Association Journal 17 (2),74-84


16. Okorieocha, C.N. (2011). Effect of information and communication technology on student’s academic achievement in basic electricity. International Journal of Empirical Research and Sustainable Development. 4 (1), 9-22


17. Musa, S.U. Okorieocha, C.N. & Ogara, E.E. (2011). Funding of educational research in Nigeria. Review of Education, Institute of Education Journal, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 22 (1), 105-112


18. Okorieocha, C.N. (2010).Effect of information and communication technology (ICT) on student’s academic achievement and interest in basic electricity. Unpublished Ph. D Thesis. University of Nigeria, Nsukka.


19. Musa, S.U. & Okorieocha, C.N. (2010). The role of vocational and technical education in the attainment of the millennium development Goals in Nigeria. The Nigerian Academic Forum: A Multi-Disciplinary Journal. 19 (1), 38-43


20. Okorieocha, C.N. & Ilojeme, E.E (2008).Utilization of ICTs in technical education for the realization of vision 2020. Proceedings of the 21stAnnual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Teachers of Technology (NATT).


21. Okorieocha, C.N. (2003). Design a construction of direct current/alternating current (DC/AC) converter. Unpublished M.Ed Thesis, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.


22. Chirolu, D. & Okorieocha, C.N. (2003). Accountability in facility management in industrial education. Journalof Vocational, Science and Education Development. 4 (1)


23. Okorieocha, C.N. (1995).Process involved in designing a power transformer. Unpublished B.Sc. Project. Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt.



·        Project Management Module II: Project Planning and Implementation

by SMD Management Associates.                                                             20-24 Feb., 2017


·        Electricity Capacity Building Program on Basic Electricity & Domestic

Installation Lab & Applications                                                                24th-26thOct, 2016


·        Induction Programme for MOUAU Staff under the Climate Impact

Research Capacity and Leadership Enhancement (CIRCLE) Programme

For the Sub-Saharan Africa (2014-2016)                                                  17th-18thOct, 2016


·        A 2-week SkillUp Industrial Train the Trainer Programme on

Electrical Installation by SkillUp TVET Limited, Lagos.          Aug.31st Sept. 11th 2015


·        Ibadan Business School –Result Based Project monitoring,

Tracking, Evaluation and Reporting                                             December, 1st-12th 2014.




·        Secretary, Ozurumba Age Grade Obowo Rivers State Branch, 1998-2005.

·        President Immaculate Voice Choir, St. Paul’s Catholic Church Alesa Eleme, 2009-2016

·        Chairman Parish Harvest Planning Committee, St. Paul’s Catholic Church Alesa Eleme, 2013

·        Chairman Station Harvest Planning Committee, St. Paul’s Catholic Church Alesa  Eleme 2012

·        Chairman Cultural Day, Book Launch, and Silver Jubilee Celebration, St. Paul’s Catholic Church Alesa  Eleme, 2010

·        Staff Secretary, Comprehensive High School, Alesa Eleme,  1991-1997

·        Chairman, Disciplinary Committee, Immaculate Voices Choir, St. Paul’s Catholic Church Alesa Eleme, 2016-date.

·        Chairman Electoral Board Nigerian Association of Teachers of Technology (NATT), 2012 and 2014.

·        Secretary, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Eleme Chapter, Rivers State, 2012 – 2015.

·        Chairman, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Eleme Chapter Rivers State, 2015- 2017




·        Dedicated Teacher Award Esther Kiamanga Education Foundation, 2009

·        Ambassadorial Award in Recognition of immense contributions to the growth of Laity Council of St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Alesa Eleme, 2012

·        Certificate of Honour in Recognition of an Outstanding Services towards the upliftment of Isitugo Age Grade Okwuohia, Obowo L.G.A. Imo State, 2012.




TITLE                                                                                                           CODE

Introduction to Electricity/Electronic Technology                                 ITE 123

Principles of Electricity                                                                              ITE 213

Electrostatic and Electromagnetism                                                          ITE 223

Measuring Instruments and Testing                                                          EET 311

Electrical Installation                                                                                  EET 321

Introduction to Industrial Technology Education                                              ITE 107

Seminar in Industrial Technology Education                                          ITE 412

Electrical Machines and Power                                                              EET411



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