Prof. Mrs. Okolo Ann Nkechi.

Department: Educational Foundations
Faculty: Education
Designation : Administrative Assistant
Phone: 08034232279

Publications (Articles and Journals):


One co-authored textbook and over sixty articles 

published in book chapters, reputable 

National and International Journals




  1. Akubue, F. N. and Okolo, A.N. (2008) Sociology of education. Nsukka, Nigeria: Great AP express publishers Ltd.


Chapters in Books


2. Okolo, A.N. (2000) Information Technology and the Learning Society: New directions and

challenges. In A. Ali, and E. Okeke, (Eds) Information Technology and Education: 

A book of readings. Nsukka: institution of education, U.N.N.


3. Okolo, A.N. (2001) Gender inequality in Nigeria: A challenge for educational advancement in developing countries. In A.U. Akubue, and Dan Enyi (Eds) Crisis and challenges in higher education in developing countries. A book of readings. Department of educational foundations UNN: Wisdom publishers.


4. Okpala J. and Okolo, A. (2002) Conflict management: The role of geographical education. In R. Gerbur and M. Williams (Eds), Geography, culture and education. London: Kluwer academic publishers.


5. Okolo, A.N. (2004) Ethnicity, development and democratic consolidation: Educationalist

perspective. In J.I. Onuoha and P.U. Okpoko (Eds) Ethnic nationalism and democratic 

consolidation: Perspectives from Nigeria and United States of America.  Nigeria: Great

 AP Express publishers Ltd


6. Okolo, A. N. (2006) Agencies of socialization in J. Okpala and M. B. Adeyemi (Eds) 

Fundamentals of social studies for universities. Atlanta: Prize publishers. 


7. Okolo, A. N. (2007) Expectations from a good husband and wife. In E. C.  Nwangwu et al 

(Eds) Dimensions of social life: Issues and challenges. Nsukka, Nigeria: Great AP 

Express publishers Ltd.


8. Okolo, A. N. (2007) Motherhood. In E.C. Nwangwu et al (Eds). Dimensions of social life: 

Issues and challenges. Nsukka, Nigeria: Great AP Express publishers Ltd.


9. Okolo, A. N. &  Nweze V.I.  (2010). Quality teacher preparation: A key factor for the 

achievement of  vision 20-20:20 in Nigeria.  In N. Onyegegbu and U. Eze (Eds) Teacher 

preparation and the vision 20-20:20 in Nigeria. Nsukka: Institute of Education. UNN.   


 10. Okolo, A. N. (2014). Education and politics. In S. Oni (Ed) Essentials of sociology of education. Ibadan, Nigeria. His lineage publishing house


11. Okolo, A. N. (2014). School and society. In S. Oni (Ed) Essentials of sociology of education. Ibadan, Nigeria. His lineage publishing house



12. Okolo, A.N. (2000). Home–school relationship: A factor in affective development of a child.

Journal for early childhood education (JECE) 2, 10-15.


13. Okolo, A.N. (2001). Perceived problems and prospects on the implementation of universal 

basic education by parents and teachers. The Nigerian UBE Journal 1 (1) 339-344.


14. Okolo, A.N. (2001). The impact of tradition on Nsukka women’s participation in socio-political activities. International journal of arts and technology education 1(1), 19-22.


15. Okolo, A.N. (2001). The impact of cultural violence on Education. Nigerian journal of empirical studies in psychology and education (NJESPE). 1(4), 66-71.


16. Okolo, A.N. (2002) Sources of role conflicts in school organization among voluntary agencies: A critical analysis. International journal of arts and technology education 2 

(1), 179-189.


17. Okolo, A.N. (2002) Research literature up-date in professional education, 1985-2001 in sociology of education. Journal of Nigerian educational research association 15 (1), 25-34.


18. Okolo, A. N. (2003). Influence of parents in developing science consciousness among nursery school children in Nsukka urban. Journal of empirical studies in psychology and education (NJESPE) 1 (8), 55 – 62.


19. Okolo, A.N. (2003). Strategies for handling Adolescents’ psycho-social problems in secondary schools. The educational psychologist 1(1); 163-171.


20. Okolo A.N. (2004). The parenting role of families in Nigeria: Sociological perspective. Journal of educational foundations 1,102-109.


21. Okolo, A. N. (2004). Perception of Nigeria families on the identification of mentally retarded children for early intervention. The exceptional child the journal of the national 

council for exceptional children 7 (1), 79-85.


22. Okolo, A. N. (2005). Visual impairment: A challenge to societal advancement.  Journal of 

advocacy and rehabilitation in special education (JARSE) (3), 77-82.


23. Okolo, A.N. (2005). Effective conflict resolution strategies in school organization as perceived by parents, teachers and members of the board of governors. Review of

 education institute of education journal, university of  Nigeria, Nsukka 16 (2), 80-86.


24. Okolo, A. N. (2006). Hiv/Aids education for sustainable youth empowerment: implications

for the Nigerian society. Journal of curriculum and media technology research

(JOCUMETER 2(1), 136 – 142)


25. Okolo, A. N. (2008). Impact of culture in knowledge generation in tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Review of education institute of education journal, university of Nigerian, Nsukka 19 (1), 81 -89.




26. Okolo, A. N. & Oforka, T.O.  (2008). Modalities for involving parents and teachers in the effective implementation of the universal basic education programme in secondary school in Nsukka education zone. Nigerian journal of sociology of education (NJSE) 2 (2), 46-52  


27. Obidoa, M. A, Uzoechina G. & Okolo, A. N. (2008). Family role reversal consequent upon husbands’ retirement: Implications for counseling. Journal of Educational foundations (JEF) 5 (1), 176 – 185.


28. Okolo, A. N. & Oforka T. O. (2008). Social preparations for managing life in retirement. 

Journal of education foundations (JEF) 5 (2), 86 – 88.


29. Okolo A. N. & Nwosu E. N. (2009). Indispensability of infrastructural reform in primary 

education for effective teaching and learning.  International Journal of educational 

research. (IJER).  9 (1), 9 – 15.


30. Okolo, A. N (2009). The impact of inadequate resources on teaching and learning in rural 

communities in Nigeria: Implications for sociologists of education. Nigerian journal of

sociologists of education (NJSE). III (3), 155-163.


31. Okolo, A. N (2009) Social change as a panacea for enhancing women participation in 

politics and governance: Implication for societal development. DELSU Journal of

 educational research and development. (1), 88 – 97.


32. Okolo, A. N (2010). Perception of parents, teachers and youths on the role of education in 

globalization and entrepreneurship in a culturally diverse  society: International journal 

of educational research. (IJER). 10 (2), 9 -17


33. Oforka, T.O, Nwosu E.N. & Okolo, A.N. (2010) Teacher retirees perception of 

entrepreneurial education for retirement preparation: International Journal of  

educational research. (IJER). 10 (3), 24 – 32.


34. Okolo, A. N (2010). Role of education in HIV/AIDS prevention in South-East Geo-political 

Zone of Nigeria Nigerian Journal of sociology of education (NJSE). IV (1), 117-124


35. Okolo, A. N & Offor U.I (2010). Rethinking teacher quality at early childhood education: 

Implication for the society. International journal of educational research. (IJER). 11 (3), 

188 – 197.


36. Okolo, A. N (2010) Curriculum reform at pre-primary level of education in Nigeria: 

Implication for societal development. Journal CUDIMAC 2 (1), 205 – 211


37. Okolo, A. N (2011). Education, value re-orientation and the rebranding process in Nigeria 

Nigerian journal of sociologists of education (NJSE). V (1), 60-68.


38. Okolo, A.N. & Ekesionye, E.N. (2011). Curriculum Development and Implementation: An 

imperative for the production of New Distance and Non-formal Education Teachers for 

Nigerian Society. Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies. (CON) 18 (2), 243 – 248.


39. Okolo, A. N (2011) Conflict Resolution as a Tool for Promoting Social Stability in the South–East Geopolitical Zone of Nigeria. Journal of the Nigerian academy of education (JONAED). 7. (1). 106-177.


40. Okolo, A. N. & Ezegbe B.N (20012) Gender role in African indigenous knowledge: Implication for preservation of African culture heritage. Ikenga journal of institution of African studies University of Nigeria, Nsukka 12 (1), 156 - 168    


41. Okolo, A.N,  Nwosu E.N. , Oforka, T.O, &. Onuigbo, L, (2012).  Socio-cultural factors as correlates of women’s participation in politics in Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental, Ecology, Family and Urban Studies. (IJEEFUS). 2 (4), 29-36


42. Okolo, A.N.,Oforka, T.O, & Nwosu E.N. (2012). Creating Equal opportunities for gender 

equality in education in Nigeria. International Journal of Educational Science and

 Research (IJESR). 2 (3), 1-6 


43. Okolo A.N. & Ekesionye E.N  (2012). Women empowerment and participation in economic activities: Indispensable tools for self-reliance and development of Nigerian society.  Educational Research and Review Vol. 7(1), pp. 0-18, 5 January, 2012available online at

DOI: 10.5897/ERR10.220ISSN 1990-3839© 2012 Academic Journals.


44. Oforka, T. O; Nwosu, E. N. & Okolo, A. N. (2013). Ineffective education process as a correlate of examination misconduct in secondary schools in Nigeria. Journal of Educational Review 6 (3), 373 – 377. 


45. Nwosu, E. N. Oforka, T. O. & Okolo, A. N. (2013). Gender based violence in the state owned universities in the South-East geo-political zone of Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Sociology of Education (NJSE). 7(1), 90 – 100.


46. Okolo, A. N., Haruna, J. E. & Oguche, M. D. (2013). Influence of motivation on job satisfaction of secondary school teachers in Lokoja Education Zone of Kogi State. Review of Education, Institute of Education Journal, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 24 (1), 195 – 201.  


47. Okolo, A. N., Ezegbe, B.N. & Eskay, M. (2014). Sociology of education: A tool for shaping education system in Nigeria. Global Journal for Research Analysis. (GJRA). III (VIII), 67-70.  


48. Okolo, A. N., Ezegbe, B.N. & Eskay, M. (2014). Entrepreneurship, education: A panacea for alleviating poverty in Enugu state.  Global Journal for Research Analysis. (GJRA). III (VIII), 61-66.


49. Nwosu, E.N., Oforka, T.O. & Okolo, A.N. (2014). Measures for promoting culture of non-violence among youths in Nigeria Universities. Nigerian Journal of Sociolgy of Education (NJSE). VIII (1), 25-36.   


50. Eskay, M., Ezegbe, B.N. & Okolo, A.N. (2014). Learners with learning disabilities in inclusive education in Nigera: intervention techniques that work. Global Journal for Research Analysis. 3 (8), 61 – 63.


51. Okolo, A. N. (2014). Ethics of research and reporting scholarly writing. International Journal of Research in Arts and Social Sciences (IJRASS) 7(2), 101 – 106.  


52. Anadi, C. C., Offor, U. I. & Okolo, A.N. (2015). Constraints to effective participation of women in politics in Anambra State, Nigeria: Implications for girl child education. International Journal of Gender and Development Issues. 1 (4), 187 – 195.  


53. Okolo, A. N. & Agbaji, H. N. (2016). Strategies for curbing youth unemployment in Obollo-Afor Education Zone of Enugu State. Journal of Educational Foundations (JEF)  1 – 12. Vol. 6.


54. Aye, E.N., Ado Na’Iya, I., Oforka, T.O., Mohammed, D.A., Magaji, I, Okolo, A.N. & Eseadi, C. (2016). Drug Abuse and Social Behaviour of University Students in North-West Zone of Nigeria. WULFENIA 23 (8), 222-244 Thomson Reuters JCR Impact Factor: 0.267. ISSN: 1561-882X. Website:


55. Aye, E.N., Eze, C., Akaneme, I.N., Okolo, A.N. & Agbo, D.C. (2016). Challenges and Strategies for the Rehabilitation of the Prison Inmates in Enugu STATE, Nigeria. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 10 (10), 328- 338. Scimago SJR/SNIP Impact Factor: 0.50.  ISSN: 1991-8178. Website:


56. Aye, E.N., Magaji, H.I., Oforka, T.O., Akaneme, I.N. & Okolo, A.N. (2016). Influence of Parents’ Educational and Occupational Background on Educational Support of Secondary School Studnets in Jigawa and Kano State, Nigeria. (Medwell Journals), International Business Management 10. Scimago SJR. 0.13.  ISSN:1993-5250 – In Press Website:


57. Agu, P. U., Okolo, A. N. & Chukwuma, I. S. (2017). Appraisal of implementation of financial management guidelines of State Colleges of Education in South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Home Economics Research (JHER) 24(2), 54 – 66.


Referred Conference Papers

58. Okolo, A.N. (1999) Factors affecting male enrollment in secondary schools of Obollo-Afor education zone, Enugu State: Implication for societal advancement. In J.O Mogbo (Eds) national policy on education for sustainable development:  Issues for 21st century.  1st annual conference proceedings 1999. Organized by faculty of education Eungu state university of science & technology (ESUT) Enugu.


59. Okolo, A.N. (2000).  Children and culture in Nigeria in E J. Maduewesi & B.C. Agusiobo. (Eds). The development and education of African children: Outlook for the new century. Proceedings OMEP Africa regional seminar, Omep Africa.


60. Okolo, A. N. (2000) Implementation of universal basic education (UBE) as perceived by teachers, parents and community leaders: Implication for effective science and computer education for Nigerian society. In E.C. Iloputaife (Eds) Effective science and computer education in the new millennium. Referred conference papers. Science and computer education (SCE) department Enugu state university of science and technology (ESUT) Enugu


61. Okolo, A. N. (2001) Culture: A hindrance on women for societal development for the 21st century. In N. J. Ogbazi, U. Azikiwe and Ike, C.S. Ifelunni (Eds) Studies’ in gender discrimination in the 21st century. Referred conference papers, faculty of education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.


62. Okolo, A. N. & Ekesionye, E.N. (2011). Optimizing e-learning opportunities: An effective and necessary tool towards re-branding higher education in Nigeria society. In N. Onyegegbu and U. Eze (eds). Optimizing e-learning opportunities for effective educational service delivery. Referred conference papers, Institute of Education University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 


Editorship of Books

63. Okolo, A. N. et al (2007). Dimensions of social life: Issues and challenges. Nsukka, Nigeria: Great AP express publishers Ltd.

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