Dr. Nkechi Uzochukwu Okeke

Dr. Nkechi Uzochukwu Okeke is a LECTURER I in EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS Department, Faculty Of Education in Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Dr. Nkechi  Uzochukwu Okeke

Staff Profile

Dr. Okeke Nkechi Uzochukwu holds a Masters Degree (M.Ed) and Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) both in Educational Psychology from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. She became a staff of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka on September, 2007 as Master 1 in the University High School. She later converted to academic staff on July, 2019. She is currently a lecturer 1 and Co-ordinator of Sandwich Programmes in the Department of Educational Foundations, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Her area of interest are adolescent psychology, child psychology, special education, learning methods and skills. She has authored about 38 articles published in both national and international journals. She is a member of some professional bodies such as the Nigerian Council of Educational Psychologists as well as reviewer for International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Sciences (IJRISS). She has successfully supervised research projects of 20 undergraduate students, 2 Continuing Education students and 2 Sandwich students.

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Educational Foundations, Faculty Of Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.
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FACULTY OF EDUCATION
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EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS

Academic Qualifications

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Relevant/Working Experience

1Lecturer 1, Nnamdi Azikiwe University. Awka.
July, 2019 to Present
2Senior staff ( Master 1), Nnamdi Azikiwe University High School, Awka
September, 2007 to July, 2019
3Part- time lecturer, Nwafor Orizu College Of Education, Nsugbe
September, 2004 to September, 2008
4Part-time lecturer, Part- Time Lecturer, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
September, 2003 to September, 2007
5Part-time lecturer, Paul University College. Awka
September, 2002 to September, 2010
6Music teacher( 1996-2004) and Vice- Principal (Academics - 2004 to 2007), St Paul's University Secondary School, Nibo-Nise
September, 1996 to September, 2007
7NYSC, Yobe State Council Of Arts And Culture
June, 1994 to June, 1995

Creative Output

Book Chapters
1Anene, A. N., Okeke, N. U. & Onyebuchi, G.C.. (2024, April) Currency Redesign in Nigeria: Impact on Psycho-Social Development of the Citizens Eunique Press and Computers, Awka., pp 430-437
2Okeke, Nkechi Uzochukwu & Anierobi, E. I.. (2021, November) Inclusive education in Nigeria: A veritable tool for national development , pp 204-212
3Anierobi, E. l & Okeke Nkechi Uzochukwu. (2021, November) E-learning in the COVID-19 era: A panacea for teaching and learning in Nigeria , pp 490-494
Journal Articles
1Ezenwosu, N.E., Anyanwu, A.N., Okeke, N.U., Emeka, D.I. & Nkannebe, P.C.. (2024, January), "Assessing Availability of E-learning Resources For Teaching English Language in Public Secondary Schools in PostCovid-19 Era in Awka South LGA", Journal of Theoretical and Empirical Studies in Education, Vol. 8, (Issue 2), pp 74-80
2Okeoma, S.C., Unachukwu, G. C. & Okeke, N. U.. (2024, March), "Psychological Capital as a Correlate of Academic Engagement of In-School Adolescents in Anambra State.", Journal of Guidance and Counselling Studies (JGCS), Vol. 8, (Issue 1), pp 1-14
3Anierobi, E. I., Nwikpo, M.N., Okeke, N. U. & Ezennaka, A.O.. (2024, January), "Students' Academic Engagement in Secondary Schools: Parental Involvement and Academic Resilience as Predictor Variables", International Journal of Educational and Psychological Sciences ( IJEPS), Vol. 2, (Issue 1), pp 13-26
4Okeke. N. U., Nnalue, C.C. & Onyebuchi, C. C.. (2024, April), "Indigent Status as Correlate of Psychosocial Well Being and Academic Engagement of Undergraduates in Tertiary Institutions in Anambra State", African Journal of Educational Management, Teaching and Entrepreneurship Studies (AJEMATES), Vol. 11, (Issue 2), pp 73- 81
5Okeke. N. U., Nnalue, C.C. & Onyebuchi, C. C.. (2024, April), "Impact of Grade Sorting on Academic Motivation of Undergraduates in Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka-Nigeria.", UNIZIK Journal of Educational Research and Policy Studies( UNIJERPS), Vol. 17, (Issue 2), pp 186-194
6Anierobi, E.I, Okeke, N.U., Nwikpo, M.N. & Etodike, C.E.. (2023, December), "Parental Involvement and Academic Resilience as Predictors of Students' Academic Engagement in Secondary schools in Anambra State - Nigeria.", CSCanada High Education of Social Science, Vol. 25, (Issue 2), pp 20 -27
7Emeka, I.D., Ezebube, N.C., Okeke, N.U. & Onyebuchi, A.C.. (2023, July), "Class Size and Teacher's Disciplinary Measures Correlate of Secondary School Students Academic Performance in Anambra State.", UNIZIK Journal of Education Graduates, Vol. 8, pp 85 - 91
8Agu, A.N., Okeke, N.U. & Chike, H. N.. (2023, June), "Administrative Efficiency and Total Restructuring of Universal Basic Education: A Solution For National Transformation.", Global Research For New World Order (GRFNWO), Vol. 2, (Issue 1), pp 1 - 10
9Okeke, N.U., Ezenwosu, N.E., Anyanwu, A.N & Okorie, H.U.. (2023, November), "Family social capital association with learning outcomes of students in Nnamdi Azikiwe University High School, Awka-Nigeria.", Journal of Guidance and Counselling Studies (JGCS), Vol. 7, (Issue 1), pp 125-140
10Okeke, N.U., Okorie, H.U., Joe-Akunne, C.O. & Anene, A.N. (2023, November), "Psychological dimensions and measures for curbing bullying among in-school adolescents in Anambra state-Nigeria", Journal of Guidance and Counselling Studies (JGCS), Vol. 7, (Issue 1), pp 171-181
11Okeke N. U., Onyekwere O. I., Okorie, H. U., Anene, N . A & Umennabuike, E..C.. (2023, April), "Teachers Motivation as Determinant of Academic Engagement among in-School Adolescents in Anambra State-Nigeria", International Journal of Research in Education and Sustainable Development, Vol. 3, (Issue 4), pp 1-11
12Okeke, N. U., Agu, A. N. & Onyekwere, O.I.. (2023, July), "School Social Capital and Impact on Mental Health and Suicidal Ideation among Undergraduates in Tertiary Institutions in Enugu State- Nigeria: Psycho-Social Initiatives", International Journal of Innovative Education Research, Vol. 11, (Issue 3), pp 52- 58
13Okeke N. U., Onyekwere O. I., Okorie, H. U., Anene, N . A & Umennabuike, E..C.. (2023, March), "Impact of unhealthy parenting on schooling of secondary school students in Anambra state- NIgeria: Gender as a mediating variable.", International Journal of Innovative Social & Science Education Research, Vol. 11, (Issue 1), pp 109-117
14Nwosu, K.C., Wahl, W.P., Okeke, N.U., Nwikpo, M.N., Anierobi, E.I., Nwasor, V.C., Okwuduba, E.N., Anyanwu, A.N.& Eluemuno, A.. (2023, July), "Teacher Distress Tolerance and Willingness to Teach Children with Special Educational Needs in Nigeria: Teacher Job Satisfaction as a Mediator.", Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, Vol. 00, pp 1-14
15Okeke, N. U., Onyekwere O.I., Okorie H.U., Anene, A. N. & Chukwuemeka, E. U.. (2022, September), "Exposure to abusive families as a correlate of indecent dressing among adolescents in tertiary institutions in Enugu State. Nigeria.", International Journal of Innovative Social & Science Education Research, Vol. 10, (Issue 3), pp 77-84
16Okeke Nkechi Uzochukwu, Anene Anthony N, Agu Ngozi A , onyekwere odirichi I, Okorie Henry U. (2022, February), "Parental attachment and personality traits as determinants of social skills among in-school adolescents in Anambra State-Nigeria", International journal of all research education and scientific methods (IJARESM), Vol. 10, (Issue 2), pp 1493-1499
17Anierobi, E. I., Okeke, N. U., Okeke , G.S. & C Anaebue, C.I.. (2022, May), "Impact of post-covid 19 lockdown on school engagement of secondary school students in Idemili North, Anambra State", Asian journal of advanced research and reports, Vol. 16, (Issue 6), pp 33-42
18Okeke Nkechi Uzochukwu, Anene, A.N., Umennabuike, E.C., Chukwuemeka. E.U. Inyang, C.T & Abam, E.I. (2022, April), "Psychological dimensions and measures for repressing examination malpractices among adolescents in secondary schools in Anambra State, Nigeria", British International Journal of Education and Social Sciences, Vol. 9, (Issue 04), pp 14-26
19Okeke, N.U., Anene, A.N., Onyekwere, O.I., Umennabuike, E.C., Chukwuemeka. E.U.. (2022, May), "Perception of cross section of adult citizens on dysfunctional families as contributing factor to adolescents engagement in kidnapping in Anambra state-Nigeria", International Journal of Research (IJR), Vol. 9, (Issue 4), pp 404 - 414
20Okeke, Nkechi uzochukwu, Anene, Anthony Ndubueze & Agu, Ngozi Anthonia. (2022, March), "Assessment of over-schooling and social skills as determinants of academic achievement among selected private owned secondary schools in Anambra State-Nigeria", Academic journal of current research (AJCR), Vol. 9, (Issue 3), pp 19-27
21Okeke, N.U., Oramadike, I & Okorie, H.U.. (2022, July), "Association of personality traits and emotional intelligence with risky sexual and health behaviours among adolescents in tertiary institutions in Enugu State. Nigeria", Social sciences and education research review (SSERR), Vol. 9, (Issue 1), pp 137-145
22Okeke, N.U & Unachukwu, G. C.. (2022, July), "The influence of STEAM education in post covid-19 era on students mastery and application of knowledge in music insecondary schools in Anambra State, Nigeria", Social sciences and education research review (SSERR), Vol. 9, (Issue 1), pp 149-156
23Okeke Nkechi Uzochukwu & Unachukwu Gabriel Chidi & Anierobi, E.l. (2021, May), "The impact of on-line teaching and learning during Covid-19 pandemic on selected primary schools in Anambra State", Journal of the Nigerian Academy of Education, Vol. 17, (Issue 1), pp 133-147
24Okeke, Nkechi Uzochukwu, Anierobi, E.I.& Ezennaka, A.O.. (2021, September), "Impact of ASUU strike on psychosocial development of Academic staff in South-East of Nigerian Universities", Journal of Guidance and Counselling Studies, Vol. 5, (Issue 2), pp 267-277
25Okeke, Nkechi Uzochukwu, Okorie, H.U., Idioha, A.O. & Oramadike, I.. (2021, December), "Emotional intelligence and Locus of control association with academic achievement of Sandwich students' in Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka", Journal of Guidance and Counselling Studies, Vol. 5, (Issue 2), pp ,374-384
26Anierobi, E.I., Okeke, Nkechi Uzochukwu & Joe- Akunne, C.O. (2021, May), "Impact of post covid-19 lockdown on level of compliance with covid-19 protocols, psychosocial adjustment and e- learning readiness among undergraduates of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka- Nigeria", Journal of the Nigerian Academy of Education, Vol. 17, (Issue 1), pp ,171-182
27Ezennaka, O.A., Nwosu, K.C., Okeke, Nkechi Uzochukwu & Anierobi, E.I. (2021, November), "Influence of socio-demographic variables on students' social media addiction", Journal of the Nigerian Academy of Education, Vol. 17, (Issue 2), pp 109-125
28Okeke Nkechi Uzochukwu, Anierobi, E.I. & Ezennaka, A.O. (2021, November), "Covid-19 pandemic, Adult workers' perception and their psycho-social adjustment to social distancing", Journal of the Nigerian Academy of Education, Vol. 17, (Issue 2), pp 45-57
29Anierobi, E.I., Nwosu, K.C., Nwikpo, M.N.& Okeke, Nkechi Uzochukwu. (2020, ), "Prevalence And Consequences Of Alcohol Use On Schooling Among Adolescents In Gender - Specific Secondary Schools In Onitsha Education Zone,, Anambra State", Social sciences and education research review, Vol. 7, (Issue 1), pp 191 - 108
30Okeke, Nkechi Uzochukwu & Anierobi, E. I.. (2020, ), "The Relationship Between Parental Attachment And Aggressive Behaviours Among In- School Adolescents In Anambra State", Journal of guidance and counseling (JGCS), Vol. 4, (Issue 1), pp 338 - 351
31Okeke, Nkechi Uzochukwu & Anierobi, E. I.. (2020, ), "Exposure To Traumatic Experience As A Correlate Of Aggressive Behaviours Among Internally Displaced Adolescents In Flood- Prone Areas Of Anambra State", The journal of guidance and counseling (JGCS), Vol. 4, (Issue 1), pp 352 - 362
32Anierobi, E. l, Okeke Nkechi Uzochukwu, Nwikpo, M. N. & Unachukwu , G.C. (2018, ), "Impact Of Over Schooling On Cognitive And Psychosocial Development Of Private Primary School Pupils: Implications For National Development", The Nigerian Academy of Education, pp 111 - 118
33Okeke Nkechi Uzochukwu. (2005, ), "Locus Of Control: Influence On Students Academic Achievement", Unknown Journal or Publisher, Vol. 1, (Issue 2), pp 278 - 287
34Okeke Nkechi Uzochukwu. (2005, ), "Psychological Measures For The Effective Quelling Of Students Revolts In Tertiary Institutions", The Journal of Counseling and Communication, Vol. 1, (Issue 2), pp 184 - 193
35Okeke Nkechi Uzochukwu & Unachukwu Gabriel Chidi. (2003, ), "Prevalence, Possible Factors And Techniques Of Handling Delinquent Behaviours Among Adolescents In Secondary Schools", Unknown Journal or Publisher, Vol. 1, (Issue 7), pp 88 - 98
36Okeke Nkechi Uzochukwu. (2002, ), "A Perceptive View Of The Influence Of National Crises On Tertiary Education In Nigeria: Implications For National Development", Education For National Development and lntegration, pp 121 - 128

Academic Leadership Qualities

Reviewerships
1Reviewer, "Investigating the Relationship Between Profile Factors and Locus of Control of Selected College Students in Camarines Norte, Philippines." (January, 2023)

Membership of Professional/Relevant Bodies

1Full Member, "The Nigerian Council of Educational Psychologists" (member since 2018), https://anep.com.ng

Relevant Events Attended

Conferences
1"The Nigerian Academy of Education (NAE) 35th Annual Congress, Abuja 2021", (The Nigerian Academy of Education (NAE)), 8th November, 2021 to 11th November, 2021; University of Abuja
2"The National Council of Educational Psychologists 2021 National conference", (Nigerian council of educational psychologists), 8th September, 2021 to 11th September, 2021; Imo State University, Owerri
Workshops
1"Building the Foundation for Fundraising Success for Sustainable Development Goals' Researchers'", (Centre for Sustainable Development, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.), 22nd June, 2023 to 22nd June, 2023; Auditorium, Ekwueme Centre for Multi- Disciplinary Research, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.
2"On- Line Teaching and Examination", (Sandwich Unit. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.), 20th June, 2023 to 20th June, 2023; ASSU NAU, Secretariat
3"E- Learning in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria", (Department of Educational Foundations, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.), 7th June, 2023 to 7th June, 2023; Micro- Teaching Lab.
4"An Annual workshop/Seminar on " Staff Professional Conduct: Imperatives for Quality Assurance"", (Faculty of Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka), 2nd November, 2021 to 2nd November, 2021; CBN hall UNIZIK, Awka
Other Events
1"2019 Annual National Scientific Conference", (Nigerian Association of Developmental Psychologists (NADP)), 26th November, 2019 to 29th November, 2019; Nnamdi Azikiwe university Auditorium
2"The Nigerian Council Of Educational Psychologists National Conference Held At The University Of Nigeria. Nsukka", (Nigerian council of educational psychologists), 4th September, 2019 to 7th September, 2019; University of Nigeria, Nsukka
3"The Nigerian Council Of Educational Psychologists National Conference Held At The University Of Nigeria. Nsukka", (Nigerian council of educational psychologists), 4th September, 2019 to 7th September, 2019; University of Nigeria, Nsukka Auditorium
4"Annual International Conference Of The Institute Of Education, University Of Nigeria, Nsukka", (Institute of education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka), 20th August, 2019 to 23rd August, 2019; University of Nigeria, Nsukka
5"Covenant University Lagos International Conference On Entrepreneurship", (Covenant University, lagos), 20th March, 2019 to 23rd March, 2019; Covenant University lagos
6"The Nigerian Council Of Educational Psychologists Annual National Conference Held At Avis State University, Uturu.", (Nigerian Council of educational psychologists), 5th September, 2012 to 8th September, 2012; Ania state university, uturu
7"Faculty Of Education Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka National Conference", (Faculty of Education), 20th June, 2000 to 24th June, 2000; UNIZIK Auditorium