Dr. Ibiwari Caroline Dike.

Department: Educational Foundations
Faculty: Education
Designation : Lecturer I
Email: ibiwari.dike@unn.edu.ng
Phone: 08035848230

Publications (Articles and Journals):


Dike, I.C. and Anyakoha, E.U.(2008),”Parents and provision of safe toys for children: Vital consideration”. Journal of Home Economics Research (JHER) Vol. 9, 2008, pp.11-18.


Dike, I.C. and Anyakoha, E.U.(2009),”Children’s toy selection practices of parents in Anambra State”. Journal of Home Economics Research (JHER) Vol. 10 and 11, 2009. (10th Anniversary Edition) pp. 23-34.


Dike, I.C. (2009), “Precautionary measures for the provision of safe toys for children, Nwafor Orizu Journal of Educational Research and Development (NOJERD). 1(1). 301-307.


Dike, I.C. (2009), “Textiles and Clothing Industry: Entrepreneurial opportunities for graduates in the era of economic down-turn”, Journal of Vocational and Technical Education (JOVTEC) Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, 7(2). 180-190.


Dike, I.C. (2010), “Understanding Parental problems in the provision of safe toys for children aged 1-8years in Anambra State: A basis for entrepreneurship education”. Unizik Orient Journal of Education, 5(1). 89-97.


Dike, I.C. (2010), “Teacher training needs at early childhood level of education”, Teacher Preparation and the Vision 20-20:20 in Nigeria, Onyegegbu, N. and Eze, U.(ed). Nsukka, Institute of Education, University of Nigeria.


Dike, I.C. (2012), “Drawing: A fundamental life skill for the child”, Humanities: Nigerian peoples, cultures and development. Onitsha: Oremus Prints. 93-102


Dike, I.C. (2012), “Issues and challenges arising from the implementation of Universal Basic Education (UBE) in Nigeria”. Onitsha, West and Solomon Corporate Ideas Ltd. 450-464.


Dike, I.C. (2012), “The Menace of Examination Malpractice”, Examination Malpractice in Nigeria”. Onitsha,  West and Solomon Corporate Ideas Ltd. 2012, 567-583.


Dike, I.C. (2013), “Preparation of pre-primary education teachers: Challenges and the way forward”. Journal of Child Development and Communication Disorders (JCDCD) Vol. 4, Pages 109-120.


Dike, I.C. (2014), “Inclusion of Children with Special Needs in Early Childhood Education: Teacher Preparation in Focus” Journal of OMEP- Organization Mondiale pour L’ Education Prescolaire (World Organization for Early Childhood Education. Vol.11, No.1, Pages 140-147). 

Ugwu, G.C. , Ifelunni, C. Dike, I.C. & Eseadi. C. (2015). Effect  of storytelling on pre-reading skills acquisition of Early Childhood Care (ECC) children: Lessons for South African ECC Teachers. LUDUS VITALIS Vol Xl, num 2, 53-60.

Obinweluozo,E.P. , Dike, I.C., Ohia, N.C.,& Ebizie,E.N.(2016). Utilization of Social Skills for Friendship making among Primary School Children. European Journal of Scientific Research. ISSN 1450-216X/1450-202X. Vol.142 No.2 September, 2016, pp.163-171.


Aye, E.N., Oforka, T.O., Onwuka, G.T, Dike, I.C, Tyodaa,A.J.& Azikiwe, U. (2016). Socio-Cultural Practices and Beliefs in Tiv, Nigeria as correlates of girl-child education. Transylvanian Review: Vol XXIV, No.8, Special Issue,2016.

Dike,I.C.,Elu,E.P.& Onwurah, C.N(2016)

Effect of Multiple Intelligence Teaching Approach on Primary Five Pupils, Achievement in Cultural and Creative Arts in Anambra State, Nigeria. Journal of Research and Practice in Childhood Education. Vol.2 No 2. August, 2016.ISSN: 2488-8664. Association for Childhood Educators  Nigeria (ACEN) Journal. Pages 73-84.

Uche, C.M.& Dike, I.C (2016). “Queens School Enugu Through The Years.” A Book published by the Port-Harcourt  Branch of the Old Girls Association. Port-Harcourt: Zelon Integrated Services Limited, 51-60.

Aneke, A.O., Ezeudu, F.O., Uzodinma, U.E., Njoku, O., Onwurah, C.N, Dike, I.C., Ibiam, J. , Mkpikanke, S.O., Nnamonu, E.I.(2016). “Effect of Play Way Method on Achievement of Nigerian Primary School Pupils in Basic Science: Educational and Counselling Implication. Transylvanian Review. Vol XXIV, No.10, Special Issue, 2016.

Obiweluzo, E.P., Alike, G.U., Njoku, O.C.& Dike, I.C. (2017)

Use of Experiential Learning for Effective Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools in Anambra State, Nigeria.

Journal of Research and Practice in Childhood Education Vol.3. August, 2017. ISSN: 2488-8664. Association for Childhood Educators Nigeria (ACEN) Journal. Pages 295-304.

Ebizie, E.N., Njoku, O.C.,& Dike, I.C. (2017): Play Techniques: A Banacla for Transformation in Early Childhood Education. Abuja Journal of Education Vol.9.No.1. June, 2017. ISSN: 1596-0870. A Publication of THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA, NIGERIA. Pages 211 -228.


Dike, I.C.(2009), “ The importance of play in children’s development”. An article published in the role model magazine of vibrant women’s band ozuomee community, urualla Onitsha branch.

Dike, I.C. (2009), “Effective strategies for the protection of children”. An article published in the role model magazine of vibrant women’s band ozuomee community, urualla Onitsha branch.

Dike, I.C. (2010), “ The pill every youth must take”. An article published in the torch bearer magazine of community secondary school, Ukwulu, Dunukofia L.G.A., Anambra State.

Dike, I.C. (2012), “Children and internet safety”. An article published in the Solid Foundation Magazine of Demonstration Nursery/Primary School of Nwafor Orizu college of education, Nsugbe-Anambra State.


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