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    CURRICULUM VITAE: PROFESSOR A. B. ODUARAN [UPDATED 23rd JUNE, 2014] 1.0 PERSONAL PARTICULARS 1.1 FULL NAME: Professor Akpovire Bovadjera Oduaran 1.2 PERMANENT RESIDENCY: South Africa (Id No.5503205325184) 1.3 PRESENT CONTRACT LOCATION: School for Teacher Education & Training North West University, Mafikeng Campus Private Bag X2046, Mmabatho 2735 SOUTH AFRICA 1.4 MARITAL STATUS: Married with children 1.5 PREVIOUS ACADEMIC STATUS: Full Professor of Adult & Lifelong Learning (University of Benin), Nigeria,Oct.1993. 1.6 PRESENT ACADEMIC STATUS: Full Professor of Lifelong Learning

    1.7 ADDRESS: Current Contact Address

    School for Teacher Education & Training North West University Mafikeng Campus Private Bag X2046, Mmabatho 2735 SOUTH AFRICA Telephone: Work: (+27) 18 389 2362/3892208 Mobile: (+27) 710212784 E-mail: Akpovire.Oduaran@nwu.ac.za or akpovire@hotmail.com

    1.8 EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES (a) 1983-1986 University of Ibadan (b) 1979-1981 University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) (c) 1975-1978 University of Benin, Benin City

    mailto:Oduaran@nwu.ac.zamailto:akpovire@hotmail.com

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    1.9 ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS 1986 Ph.D (Adult Education_Programme Development ) University of Ibadan, Nigeria 1983 M.A. (Adult Education-Programme Development), University of Ife (now Obafemi

    Awolowo University] Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

    1978 B.Ed. Hons (History), 2nd Class Honors Degree, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. 1.10 OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 1997 Certificate in Advanced Leadership, Haggai Institute, Singapore 1.11 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS (a) Member, International Association for Community Development (IACD) (b) Member, Nigerian National Council for Adult Education (NNCAE) (c) Member, Nigerian Institute on Substance Abuse (NISA) (d) Member, Curriculum Organisation of Nigeria (CON) (e) Member, Community and Education Research Society of Nigeria (CARESON) (f) Member, Botswana Educational Research Association (BERA) (g) Member, Botswana Adult Education Association (BAEA) (h) Member, International Consortium for Intergenerational Programs (ICIP) 2. HONOURS 2011- National Research Foundations rated researcher (Category C2) 2004- Mentioned as Whos Who in the World, 2004, USA 2005- Mentioned among 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, Cambridge, UK 1980/88- Federal Government of Nigeria Scholar 1995 Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Benin 3. GRANTS ATTRACTED

    2000 Travel Grant from UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (Value: USD 3.000).

    2004 Travel Grant from the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (Value: USD 4,000)

    2004 Research Grant, University of Botswana, Botswana (Value: USD 4,000)

    2004 Global Book Development Project from UNESCO (Value: USD 23,000)

    2005 Travel Grant, University of New Zealand (Value: USD 5, 000)

    2005 Travel Grant from Generations United (USA) (Value: USD 3,000).

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    2006 Research Grant from UNESCO for research into cultural diversity conflict and conflict resolution (Value: USD 30, 000).

    2007/2008 Research Grant, Ministry of Finance & Development Planning, Republic of Botswana (Value: Pula 170,000). Research into rural training institutions in Botswana.

    2008 Research Grant: Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Republic of Botswana (Value: P70, 000). For research into Early Childhood Development Programmes in Botswana (On-going)

    2008 Botswana National Commission for UNESCO grant for the preparation of the national report on adult and lifelong learning in Botswana since 1997 (Value: P97, 000).

    2013 North-West University Travel Grant for the presentation of a paper at the 2013 Generations United International Conference, Washington, DC, USA (Value: Rand 40,000 approximately).

    3. A PUBLIC SERVICE EXPERIENCE

    2001 Member, Technical Committee, Literacy Survey, Central Statistics Office, Republic of Botswana.

    2002-2008 Chairperson, Sub-Committee on Research and Training, Rural Development Committee, Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, Republic of Botswana.

    2002-2008 Chairperson, Post-Literacy Programme, Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Republic of Botswana.

    2002-2008 Chairperson, Technical Committee, Basic Education Textbooks Development, Department of Non-Formal Education and Skills Development, Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Republic of Botswana.

    2002-2008 Member, Technical Committee, Adult Basic Education Programme Evaluation, Department of Non-Formal Education and Skills Development, Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Republic of Botswana.

    3. B WORK EXPERIENCE OUTSIDE THE NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY, SOUTH AFRICA

    University of Botswana 2008-2009 Professor of Lifelong Learning, Department of Adult Education 2002- June, 2008-Professor & Head, Department of Adult Education 2000- Full Professor of Adult and Lifelong Learning, -Ditto-

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    1999- 2002 Departmental Representative on the Re-Constituted Education Faculty Appointment and Promotion Committee 1998- Acting Head of Department of Adult Education for a total of 120 days 2000- Acting Dean, School of Graduate Studies, for about 20 days. 1997- March, 2000 Associate Professor of Adult Education 1997 - 2002 Departmental Graduate Studies Coordinator, Department of Adult Education 1997 2002 Departmental Coordinator, Research and Seminars, Department of Adult Education 2001- 2002 Departmental Coordinator, Diploma in Adult Education by Distance Mode, Department of Adult Education 1997- 1999 Chairperson, Departmental Newsletter Committee, -Ditto-

    University of Benin, Nigeria

    1997-1993 Full Professor of Adult and Community Education, October 1993

    - September 1997

    1993-1990 Senior Lecturer, August 1990 to October 1993

    1990-1987 Lecturer 1, October 1987 to July 1990, University of Benin, Nigeria

    1987-1985 Lecturer 11, University of Benin, Nigeria

    1985-1983 Assistant Lecturer, University of Benin, Nigeria

    1983-1981 Graduate Assistant, university of Benin, Nigeria

    Prior University Teaching Experience

    1979-1978 National Youth Service Corps Lecturer, Advanced Teachers College, Azare,

    Bauchi State, Nigeria

    1975 Tutor, Adebayo Comprehensive High School, Lagos

    1974 Tutor, Royal Polytechnic, Onike, Yaba, Lagos

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    4. ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS HELD OUTSIDE THE NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY

    University of Botswana 2002- June, 2008-Professor & Head, Department of Adult Education 1999- 2002 Departmental Representative on the Re-Constituted Education Faculty Appointment and Promotion Committee 1998- Acting Head of Department of Adult Education for a total of 120 days 2000- Acting Dean, School of Graduate Studies, for about 20 days. 1997 - 2002 Departmental Graduate Studies Coordinator, Department of Adult

    Education 1997 2002 Departmental Coordinator, Research and Seminars, Department of Adult

    Education 2001- 2002 Departmental Coordinator, Diploma in Adult Education by Distance

    Mode, Department of Adult Education 1997- 1999 Chairperson, Departmental Newsletter Committee, -Ditto-

    University of Benin, Nigeria 22nd - 26th January, 1996, Acting Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Benin,

    Nigeria. 14th - 18th March, 1995, Acting Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Benin, Nigeria. 1995-1997 Professor & Head, Department of Adult and Extra-Mural Studies,

    University of Benin, Nigeria. 1990-1993 Acting Head, Department of Adult Education and Extra-Mural Studies,

    University of Benin, Nigeria. 1985-1990 Coordinator, B.Ed (Adult Education) Degree Part-Time Programme,

    University of Benin, Nigeria. 1994-1997 Hall Master, Ekehuan Campus (Male Undergraduate Students),

    University of Benin, Nigeria (Responsible for the welfare and security of over 2,000 male students).

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    1992-1993 Hall Warden, Ekehuan Campus, University of Benin, Nigeria (Responsible for the welfare and security of over 4,000 male and female students).

    5.POSITION HELD AT THE NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY, SOUTH AFRICA 2013 2014 (31st August): Director, School for Teacher Education & Training, Mafikeng Campus 2009-2012: Director, School for Continuing Education, Mafikeng Campus 2012-2013: Chairperson, Campus Senate External Studies Programme 6. CURRENT SALARY: 7. SALARY BEING DEMANDED: 8. PURPOSE OF APPLICATION: N/A 9. DATE OF FIRST EMPLOYMENT AT THE NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY: 1st June 2009 10. TEACHING 10.1 A sample of Courses Taught Over t