Ekiti State University

Dean's Profile

Professor S. A. JEGEDE

Dean of the Faculty

Professor Jegede has about 34 years post qualification working experience as teacher, lecturer, researcher, administrator and consultant in tertiary institutions (both private and public) within and outside Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Science Technology (B.Sc. Tech) degree in Industrial Chemistry from Federal University of Technology Owerri; Master of Education (M.Ed.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Science Education from the Ondo State University, Ado-Ekiti (OSUA) and University of Ado-Ekiti (UNAD) respectively. Professor Jegede was employed as an Assistant Lecturer in 1998 at Ondo State University, Ado-Ekiti(OSUA) after working as a teacher with theOndo State Teaching Service Commission (1987-1998). He rose through the ranks to become a Professor of Science Education in 2013. He has served the University in different capacities. For instance, he was Coordinator, Curriculum Studies Department (2006), Sub-Dean, Faculty of Education (2007-2009), Acting Head, of Department, Curriculum Studies Department (2009-2010), Assistant Director, AffliateProgrammes (2010-2012). Professor Jegede was a member of several statutory and ad-hoc committees at different times from2006to date. He is currently the Dean of Faculty of Education at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. His research interests have been majorly in the areas of pedagogical issues in Science Education. He has authored two books and co-authored four academic textbooks. He has published over 50 technical papers in reputable peer review national and international journals. He had over the years, supervised several projects both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.As at the end of the 2019/2020 session, he has (to the glory of God), successfully supervised 5 PGDE, 22 M.Ed. and 18 Ph.D. candidates. He has also attended and presented papers at local and international conferences and workshops.He is a registered teacher with the Teachers’ Registration Council as well as member of some Academic and Professional bodies which include National Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators (NAERE), Science Teachers’ Association of Nigeria and a Fellow of the Reading Association of Nigeria (FRAN).He is happily married with children.