Director Academic Planning Unit

Uju clara umo



Professor Uju Clara Umo is a professor of Language Education in the Department of Arts Education, Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria. Her research interests include skills for effective public speech, use of games in teaching and learning of indigenous Language, and Issues in Language Education.

Professor Uju Clara Umo has served the University in various capacities which include;

  • Director, Quality Assurance Unit of the Vice Chancellor’s Office
  • Dean, Student Affairs
  • Dean, Faculty of Education
  • Head of Department, Arts Education
  • First Hall Warden, UNN Peter Odili Post Graduate Hostel.
  • Hall Warden, Isakaita Hostel
  • Chairman Board of Governors, University of Nigeria Secondary School Nsukka
  • Chairman, Faculty of Education Examination Committee
  • Departmental Examination Officer

 Currently, Professor Uju Clara Umo is a member of the Governing Council, University of Nigeria representing Senate.  Professor Uju Clara Umo is a scholar with vast administrative prowess. She has published over sixty papers in both National and International Journals of standard repute. She has been Editor of many journals and a member of Editorial Board, David publishing Company, USA. She has attended many conferences both within and outside the country. (Ultram)

Prof. Uju Umo has successfully supervised twenty one (21) PhD and many Masters Graduates, many of who are lecturers in various Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria.  She is a member of many University Committees and serves as a Chairman in some of them.

She has served as Resource person to different organisations such as; UNICEF, NERDC, NTI among others. She is an external examiner/ assessor to different Universities.

She is a member of many professional bodies such as;

  • Nigerian Academy of Education (NAE)
  • Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN)
  • World Council on Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI)
  • Igbo Studies Association (ISA) USA

Prof Uju Umo has received numerous awards from associations, student bodies and Communities.

Prof. Uju Clara Umo is a happy wife, mother and grandmother.



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