HOD – Dr. Eunice O. Osakinle

BIODATA

  Born in October 18th 1955, Dr. Eunice O. Osakinle had her primary school education at Methodist Primary School, Zaria between 1964 and 1969. She had her secondary school education at St. Louis College between 1972 and 1974. She had her NCE at Advance Teachers College, Kano between 1977 and 1980. She later had her first degree in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1983. In 1996, she proceeded to the Ondo State University (now Ekiti State University) where she obtained Master Degree in Guidance and Counselling in 1997. She returned to the same University in 1998 and obtained Ph.D in Guidance and Counselling in 2004.
  Dr. Eunice Osakinle taught briefly with her NCE in Immaculate Girls’ Grammar School, Ado-Ekiti, in 1981. After her B.Ed in 1983, she taught in All Souls Grammar School, Ado-Ekiti and Christ’s School, Ado-Ekiti. She left Christ’s School Ado-Ekiti for the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti where she taught in the General Studies Department for about twelve years before joining the services of University of Ado-Ekiti now Ekiti State University in 2005 as a Lecturer II. She has since risen to the position of a Senior Lecturer in 2011.
    She has served the University in various capacities as:
•    Member: Faculty Business Committee. October 2005/2006 to July 2008.
•    Member: Departmental Social Welfare Committee. October, 2006- November, 2009.
•    Secretary:Faculty of Education Committee – Guidelines for writing Theses, Dissertations and Project Reports in the Faculty, 2010
•    Dean’s Representative in Faculty of The Social Sciences, October, 2009 to July 2010.
•    Departmental Examination Officer: November, 2009 to April 2010.
•    Post Graduate Departmental Coordinator: May 2010 to July 2010.
•    Guest Speaker at the Orientation Programme for New in-takes 2009/2010.
•    Coordinator Sandwich  Programme: August 2010 to July 2012
•    Post Graduate Coordinator, Department of Guidance and Counselling: August 2012 till Date.
•    Member: Faculty of Education Teaching Practice Committee. August 2012 till Date.
•    Adjunct Lecturer: Department of Psychology, Faculty of the Social Sciences   2nd Nov., 2012.
•    Screening Officer for Returning 400 Level Students in Guidance and Counselling Department, from 4th to 14th December, 2012.
•    Acting Head of Department of Guidance and Counselling August 1st, 2015 till Date

She has attended conferences both local (Nigeria) and international ones in Canada, USA, UK, India to mention but a few. She also has about 72 articles in both local and international Journals.

Dr. Eunice Osakinle is married to Elder Charles Osakinle and is blessed with children and grand children.

ACADEMIC PROFILE:

Degree:     ————————B.Ed (Language Arts) Zaria; M.Ed & Ph.D (Guidance and Counselling) Ado-Ekiti.
E-mail:    ————————- funmiosakinle@yahoo.com, eunice.osakinle@eksu.edu.ng
Tel:        ————————— 08033948059
Department:   ——————  Guidance and Counselling
Academic Rank:   ————- Senior Lecturer
Current Position:    ————Ag. Head of Department, Guidance and Counselling
Research Interest:    ———-Adolescent, Gender and Reproduction Health

Institution Attended:    

i. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
ii. Ondo State University, Ado-Ekiti
iii. University of Ado-Ekiti (now Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti).

Membership of Professional Bodies:

i.    Member of the Counselling Association of Nigeria        2000
ii.    Member of the Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria        2005
iii.    Member of National Association of Women in Academics
(NAWACS), EKSU Chapter.    
iv.    Member of European Society of Contraception and Reproductive  Health, Belgium      2013
v.    Member, Board of Trustees: International Centre for Integrated
Development Research, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.    2013

Awards Received:

(i)    Certificate of stewardship by Student Counsellors’ Association of Nigeria (SCASSON) for meritorious service, 2006
(ii)    Merit Award as NUESA Staff Adviser by Nigerian Universities Education Students Association UNAD Chapter (NUESA Influential Team 2008/2009).
(iii)    Award of Excellence as “The Most Responsive Lecturer of the Year” by NUESA 2009/2010 Session.
(iv)    Award of Honour as a Peace Loving Mother by Education Students’ Representative Council (ESRC) Ekiti State University Chapter, 2011.
(v)    Award of Excellence by Nigerian Universities Education Students’ Association (NUESA) Ekiti State University Chapter as Mother of all Faculty, 2011.
(vi)     An Award of Honour as Coordinator, Sandwich Programme by Sandwich Student Welfare Association (SSWA) Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti 2011.

Courses Taught:

EGC 201:    Adolescents’ Guidance and Counselling
GST 113:     Essays in Nigerian People and Culture
GST 213:     Peace and Conflicts Studies I
EGC 302:    Vocational and Career Guidance and Counselling
EGC 303:    Practicum in Guidance and Counselling
EGC 220:    Psychology of Learning
GST 116:    Introduction to Entrepreneurial Skills I
CUS 204:    Teaching Practice I
CUS 304:    Teaching Practice II
CUS 498:    Project
EGC 701:    Principles of Interpersonal Relationship
EGC 703:    Principles and Techniques of Guidance and Counselling
EGC 804:   Non-Projective Techniques in Guidance and Counselling
EDU 799:   Thesis
EDU 810:    Thesis

Research Conducted:
1.    Osakinle, E. O. (2005) Influence of Unwanted Pregnancies And Abortions Among Adolescents in Universities: A study of South West Nigeria. International Journal of Gender and Health Studies. 3(1 and 2), 12-17. Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria.

2.    Osakinle, E. O. (2006) Influence of Age of Spouse/boyfriend and the Contact of Sexually Transmitted Diseases on the Sexual Behaviour of Female Students in Universities in South West Nigeria. International Journal on Gender and Health Studies. 4(1 and 2), 23-27. Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria.

3.    Osakinle, E. O. (2006) Influence of the Type of Family and Place of Abode on the Sexual Behaviour of Female Students in South Western Part of Nigeria Universities. Journal of the National Council of Educational Reconstruction. 1(1), 93-96. Education, Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria.

4.    Osakinle, E. O. (2007)The Influence of the Use of Contraceptives in the Sexual Behaviour of Female Students in Universities South West of Nigeria. Journal of the National Federation of Education Trends Promoters. 25(8), 97-101. Education, Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria.

5.    Osakinle, E. O. (2007) Parental Education, Religious background and the Sexual Behaviour of Female Students in Universities South West of Nigeria. Pakistan Journal of Social Science. 4(1), 129-131. Medwell Journals, Pakistan.

6.    Osakinle, E.O. (2007) Influence of age and Place of Abode on Knowledge and Practice of Reproductive Health Among Adolescents in Ekiti. Educational Focus (EDFOC) 1(1), 121-126. Institute, UNAD, Ado Ekiti.

7.    Owuamanam,T.O.& Osakinle, E. O. (2008) Influence of Age and Marital Status on the Sexual Behaviour of Female Students in Universities in the South Western Nigeria. Continental Journal of Arts and Humanities. 1: 14-17. Akure, Ondo State.

8.    Osakinle, E.O. (2009) The Use of Intrauterin Device (IUD) Among Married Women in Higher Institutions in Ekiti State. The Social Sciences. 4(2), 164 – 166. Medwell Journals. Pakistan

9.    Osakinle, E.O. (2010) In-School Adolescents and Career Choice: The Case of Ekiti State, Nigeria. Journal of College Teaching and Learning. 7(9) 43 – 46. USA

10.    Osakinle, E.O. (2010) HIV/AIDS, the Health of Men and Women in Their Reproductive Ages in Ekiti State, Nigeria. American Journal of Health Science. 1(1) 1 – 4. USA.

11.    Osakinle, E. O. (2010) Family Planning Practices among Secondary School Women Teachers in Ekiti State, Nigeria. International Journal of Research in Counselling and Sports Sciences, University of Education, Winneba 1(1) 63 – 68. Ghana.
12.    Osakinle, E. O. (2010): The Use of Barrier Methods in Preventing Unwanted Pregnancies among women in Ekiti State, Nigeria. Ozean Journal of Social Sciences. 3(3) 201-207. Turkey.

13.    Osakinle, E. O. (2011): Risk Factors and Sexual Problems Among Pre-Degree Students of University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.  Indian Journal of Health and Wellbeing. 2(1)17-18. India.

14.    Omoniyi, M.B.I. &Osakinle, E. O. (2011): Unemployed Graduates’ Mental Health and the Place of Vision 20:2020. Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal (LICEJ) 2(3)470-476. UK.

15.    Osakinle, E. O. (2011): The Effects of Family Structure and Parenthood on the Academic Influence Among Secondary School Students in Ekiti State.  Educational Focus.Journal of the Institute of Education, EKSU. 3(1)84-89. EKSU, Ado Ekiti.
    
16.    Osakinle, E. O.& Falana, B.A. (2011): Using Counselling and Behaviour Modification to Curb Cultism in Higher Institutions of Learning. European Journal of Educational Studies. 3(1)45-50. Turkey.   

17.    Osakinle, E. O. & Omoniyi, M.B.I. (2012): Promoting Intercultural Understanding Among University Undergraduates Through Sandwich Programme in Nigeria.  International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning. 9(8)39-46. USA.

18.    Osakinle, E. O. (2012): Effect of HIV/AIDS Awareness of Ekiti State, Nigeria.  Indian Journal of Health and Wellbeing. 3(3) 664-666. India.

19.    Aladegbola, A.G. &Osakinle, E.O. (2013): Non Exclusive Breastfeeding at Infancy, Source of Unacceptable Behaviour among Adolescents Perception off Ekiti State Resident Nigerian Nutritionists. European Scientific Journal 9(23) 222 – 228, Macedonia.

20.    Alade, F.A &Osakinle, E.O.(2013) Cognitive and Social Development of Children in Daycare: A  Case Study of Working Mothers in Ado- Ekiti. Kuwait chapter of Arabian Journal of Business and Management  Review. 2(10)19-25. Kuwait, Arabia.

21.    Osakinle E.O &Okafor V.C (2013) Lack of Effective Communication among Couples in Ekiti State, Nigeria.Asian Journal of Education and e-learning. 01(05) 300-305. Asian online Journals (www.ajournonline.com). India.

22.    Alokan,F.B; Osakinle E.O & Onijigin E.O. (2013) The Influence of Parents’ Educational Background and Study Facilities on Academic Performance among Secondary School Students. Ozean Journal of Social Sciences. 6(2) 27-33. Turkey.

23.    Okafor, V.C. &Osakinle, E.O. (2014): Conflict Resolution through Effective Communication. Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business (ijcrb) 5 (9) 321 – 334, UK.

24.    T.U Ejikeme; G.G Ejikeme; B.B. Ozoji; O. Osakinle& R.N. Guyit (2014).  Counselling and Psychological Services Emphasis On Social and Emotional Intelligence in the Prevention and Management of Violence and Vandalism in Nigeria.  Nigerian Journal Of Psychology 20(1) 132- 149. University of Jos, Jos.

25.    Alokan F.B &Osakinle E.O. (2015).Child Abuse as a Correlate of Aggressive Behaviour.Global Journal of Arts humanities and Social Sciences. 3(9)77-89. UK.

26.    E.O. Osakinle, F.B. Alokan & C.J. Ayodele (2015). Communication and Advocacy Strategies on Adolescents’ Reproductive Health: Case Study of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. British Journal of Psychology Research. 3(7)1-8. UK.

Publications:
i.    Osakinle, E. O. (2007)The Influence of the Use of Contraceptives in the Sexual Behaviour of Female Students in Universities South West of Nigeria. Journal of the National Federation of Education Trends Promoters. 25(8), 97-101. Education, Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria.

ii.    Osakinle, E.O. (2007) Influence of age and Place of Abode on Knowledge and Practice of Reproductive Health Among Adolescents in Ekiti. Educational Focus (EDFOC) 1(1), 121-126. Institute, UNAD.

iii.    Osakinle, E.O. (2009) The Use of Intrauterine Device (IUD) Among Married Women in Higher Institutions in Ekiti State. The Social Sciences. 4(2), 164 – 166. Medical Journals. Pakistan

iv.    Osakinle, E.O. (2010) In-School Adolescents and Career Choice: The Case of Ekiti State, Nigeria. Journal of College Teaching and Learning. 7(9), 43 – 46. USA

v.    Osakinle, E.O. (2010) HIV/AIDS, the Health of Men and Women in Their Reproductive Ages in Ekiti State, Nigeria. American Journal of Health Science. 1(1), 1 – 4. USA.

vi.    Alokan F.B &Osakinle E.O. (2015). Child Abuse as a Correlate of Aggressive Behaviour. Global Journal of Arts humanities and Social Sciences. 3(9)77-89. UK.

vii.    E.O. Osakinle, F.B. Alokan & C.J. Ayodele (2015). Communication and Advocacy Strategies on Adolescents’ Reproductive Health: Case Study of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. British Journal of Psychology Research. 3(7)1-8. UK.

Conferences Attended:

i. National Conferences
1.    24th Annual Conference of the Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON) held at National Universities Commission, Abuja.
21st – 26th August, 2000.
    Paper Presented: An Agenda for Demonstrating Acceptance and Appreciation of the Disable in Nigeria.

2.    26th Annual Conference of the Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON) held at University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State.
19th – 23rd August, 2002

3.    29th Annual Conference of the Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON) held at University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State.
16th – 19th August, 2005
Paper Presented: Promoting Family Stability Through Counselling.

4.    30th Annual Conference of the Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON) held at Gidan Matasa, Minna, Niger State.
15th– 18th August, 2006

5.    31st Annual Conference of the Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON) held at Covenant University, Otta, Ogun State.
14th – 17th August, 2007

6.    32nd Annual Conference of the Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON) held at University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State.
18th – 21st August, 2008
    Paper presented: Impact of HIV/AIDS Awareness toward Healthy Living Among Adolescents in Ekiti State, Nigeria.

7.    34th Annual Conference of the Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON) held at Enugu – Coal City, Enugu State, Nigeria.
2nd – 6th August, 2010
Paper Presented: Counselling for Fostering Sole Proprietorship Business Among Married Women in Ekiti State.

8.    34th Annual Conference of the Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON) held at  Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife, Nigeria
27th – 29th August, 2012

9.        First Ekiti State University Research Fair held at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
17th – 20th September, 2012.
Poster Presented: Menopausal Experience and Coital Sexual Behaviour of selected married women in Ekiti State.

10.    Centre for Gender and Development Studies, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti One day Training: Title: Gender Methodologies/Pedagogies for Instructors.
Venue: 3000 Lecture Theatre.
Date: 28th January, 2015.

11.    Faculty of Education One-Day Capacity Building Workshop
Title: Advanced Research Methods of Writing Proposals for Attracting Grants.
Venues: Conference Room, Faculty of Education, Ekiti State University,
Date: 12th August, 2015.

ii. International Conferences:

1.    The 2010 IABR (Business) and ITLC (educational) Conference, held at Orlando, Florida, USA

4th – 6th January, 2010
Paper Presented: In-school Adolescents and Career Choice: The Case of Ekiti State, Nigeria.

2.    The 2010 EABR (Business) ETLC (Educational) Conference held at Dublin, Ireland, UK
7th – 10th June, 2010
Paper presented: HIV/AIDS, The Health of Men and Women in Their Reproductive Ages in Ekiti State, Nigeria.

3.     Canada International Conference on Education (CICE, 2011) held at Toronto,     Canada.
4th – 7th April, 2011
PaperPresented: Improving the Mental Health of Nigerian Unemployed Graduates through Entrepreneurship Education.

4.     The14th Cambridge International Conference on Open, Distance and e-Learning, held at  Madingley Hall, Cambridge, UK
25th – 28th September, 2011.
PaperPresented: Promoting Intercultural Understanding among University Undergraduates through Sandwich Programme.

  5.      Conference on Psychology and Allied Sciences on New Horizon in Social Sciences Research, held in India.25th – 26th November, 2011
Paper Presented: Effects of Systematic DesensitizationBehaviour Therapy on Test Anxiety Among Secondary School Adolescents in Ekiti South- West LGA Ekiti State.

6.    Canada International Conference on Education (CICE, 2012.) held at University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada. 8th -21st June, 2012.
Paper Presented: Effectiveness of two Behavioral Therapies at Modifying the Attitude of Ekiti State Undergraduates Towards indiscriminate Use of Drug.