Dr. MBANEFO Maryrose Chinwe

Mbanefo Maryrose Chinwe

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Lecturer II

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Dr. Maryrose Chinwe Mbanefo is a lecturer in the Faculty of Education of National Open University of Nigeria. She holds a Ph.D in Educational Administration and Planning. She has worked at the Federal Ministry of Education as an Assistant Director of Education. Dr. Maryrose has received many academic awards and certificates of honour as a dedicated, hardworking, selfless and efficient staff as well as recognitions for her outstanding performances and contribution at the FGCs; Awards as Best Science Teacher in Nigeria by STAN President; Excellence in Professionalism (Golden Icon of State Service) by Institute of Human and Natural Resources; Teacher with uncommon passion for students by Pointer News Paper; She always aims at improving the quality of education in the schools. 
She is a member of several professional bodies. She has attended many conferences and workshops; and has presented over 40 papers in the conferences and workshops nationally (over 24 states) and internationally (Turkey and Oxford for ICASE and IAEA respectively). She has published 6 books (both science and religious books); published over 20 articles in journals and books. Her research interest has been on Science instructional strategies; Creativity in students; and Management of educational projects.
Dr. Mbanefo is very versatile and has many skills as an experienced science educator/facilitator and researcher; an author par excellence, a leader, manager, entrepreneur, pace-setter, singer (and song writer), peer educator and a philanthropist. She has ICT competencies; entrepreneurship/networking skills; and counseling skills. 
She is a devout Christian: a catechist and an evangelist. She has received many prestigious awards. She is married to Mr. John M. Mbanefo and blessed with children and many grand children.

 

 

  • Desk Officer - Educational Admin & Planning Unit
  • MED (Educ. Admin & Planning) Programme  Coordinator
  • Facilitation of MED & Ph.D - Educational Admin & Planning courses 
  • Setting of Examination questions and marking of students     scripts.
  • Supervision of students projects and students in practicum     programme
  • Harvesting of Students Results.
  • Examination of Educational Administration Seminar work.
  • Secretary to the Quality Assurance Committee of the     University
  • Research activities,
  • Any other duty assigned to me.
  • Science Instructional Strategies; 
  • Creativity/Entrepreneurship  
  • Management of Educational Projects
  • Assessment and Evaluation of Education
  • Quality Assurance (Capacity Development)

 

 

  1. Mbanefo, M. C. (2018). Impact of science and technology education projects on students’ academic performance. In Njoku, Z.C., Nzewi, U.M., & Nnaka, C.V. (Eds). Perspectives on Science and Technology Education in Nigeria. 257-270. Nsukka: Great AP Express
  2. Mbanefo, M. C. (2018). Assessing the level of sustainability of science and technology education projects for national development. In Ifamuyiwa, A. S. (Ed). STEM and Economic Growth. STAN 59th Annual conference Proceedings. 48-60. Publisher: Science Teachers Association of Nigeria
  3. Mbanefo, M. C. (2018). Management of Science and Technology Education Projects in Nigeria. Journal of Science Teachers Association of Nigeria. 53 (2). 66-73. Publisher: Science Teachers Association of Nigeria.
  4.  Mbanefo, M. C. & Ndefo, J. C. (2018). Entrepreneurship education and management of functional Secondary Education for Sustainable National Development in Nigeria. In Abraham, N. et al (Eds.). Managing Functional Education for Leadership. NAEAP, 36th Annual Conference           Proceedings. 206- 214. Publisher: Nigerian Association of Educational Administration & Planning.
  5. Mbanefo, M. C. & Eboka O.C. (2018). Professional development of science teachers: Implication for quality assurance in higher education. Journal of Science Teachers Association of  Nigeria. 53 (2). 103-109. Publisher: Science Teachers Association of Nigeria
  6. Mbanefo, M. C. & Eboka O. C. (2017). Acquisition of innovative and entrepreneurial skills in basic            science education for job creation in Nigeria. Science Education International, (Journal of ICASE) 28 (3) 207-213. Publisher: International Council for Association of Science Education
  7.  Mbanefo, M. C. (2017). The effect of guided discovery and discussion instructional approaches on students’ transfer of learning in basic education. NOUN Journal of Education. 4. 166-171. Publisher: National Open University of Nigeria. 
  8. Mbanefo, M. C. & Eboka O. C. (2017). Acquisition of innovative and entrepreneurial skills in basic science education for job creation in Nigeria. Science Education International. Journal of  ICASE, 28(3) 207- 213. Publisher: International Council for Association of Science Education
  9. Eboka O. C. & Mbanefo, M. C. (2016). Assessment of the Professional Development of Science Teachers: Implication for Quality Assurance in Secondary School Science Education. ICASE 5th World Conference proceedings/abstracts on Science and Technology (WORLD STE2016).75-79. Publisher: International Council for Association of Science Education
  10.  Mbanefo, M. C. (2016). Facilitation technique: An Approach to effective teaching of Personal Cleanliness. In Pollyn, I. B., Dawuleng, M. N. & Nsikak-Abasi, U. (Eds.). Living and Non-living component of the Environment. STAN BSC. 202-204. Basic Science Panel Series (6, 7 & 8) 28-31. Publisher: Science Teachers Association of Nigeria
  11. 13. Pollyn, I. B., Dawuleng, M. N., Mbanefo, M. C. (2016). Promoting team teaching for effective learning of Observation and classification of non-living things using PICO games and concept mapping. In Pollyn, I. B., Dawuleng, M. N. & Nsikak-Abasi, U. (Eds.). Living and Non-living Components of the Environment (STAN BSC 202-204). Basic Science Panel Series (6, 7 & 8) 85-91  
  12. Mbanefo, M. C. (2016). Effective application of facilitation technique approach for promoting creativity in basic science students. In Njoku, Z.C (Ed) Communication Technologies and STEM Education. STAN, 57th Annual Conference proceedings. 346-353. Publisher: Science Teachers Association of Nigeria
  13. Mbanefo, M. C. (2016). Assessment of the Management and Sustainability of STEP-B Project in Federal Unity Colleges in South-south, Nigeria. http://www.repository.unn.edu.ng. 8080. Publisher: University of Nigeria Nsukka
  14. Mbanefo, M. C. (2015). Status of creative thinking skills in upper basic schools; Prospects and challenges. International Journal for Educational Research. Faculty of Education, UNN. Vol. 14 (3). 208- 215. Publisher: University of Nigeria Nsukka
  15. Mbanefo, M. C. (2015). Developing creative thinking skills in basic science students: Prospects and challenges. Journal of Science Teachers Association of Nigeria. 50 (1). 207-216
  16. Mbanefo, M. C. & Okafor, F. O. (2015). Enhancing Access and Equity for Entrepreneurial Development of the Girl - Child in Nigeria. In Abraham, N. et al (Eds.) Politics of Educational Policies and Programmes in Nigeria. NAEAP, 34th Annual Conference           Proceedings.305-313. Publisher: Nigerian Association of Educational Administration & Planning
  17. Mbanefo, M. C. & Chiaha, G.T.U. (2014). Managing education for personal safety and security in secondary schools in Nigeria. Ayeni, A.O et.al (Eds). Managing Education for National Security. NAEAP. 32nd Annual Conference proceedings.351-357. Publisher: Nigerian Association of Educational Administration & Planning
  18. Mbanefo, M. C. (2014). Facilitation technique: An approach to effective teaching of Sewage. In Dawuleng, M. N. & Nsikak-Abasi, U. (Eds) Controlling the environment (STAN BSC 207). Basic Science Panel Series (4). 50- 54. Publisher: Science Teachers Association of Nigeria
  19. Mbanefo, M. C. & Chiaha, G.T.U. (2013). Curriculum innovations in science and technology for quality, relevance and sustainability in teacher education in Nigeria. Onyegaegbu, N. & Eze U. (Eds). Teacher Education in Nigeria: Quality, Relevance and Sustainability. Institute of Education, UNN. 74-85. Publisher: University of Nigeria Nsukka.
  20. Mbanefo, M. C. (2013). Facilitation technique: An Approach to effective teaching of Acid, Bases and Salts. In Dawuleng, M. N & Nsikak-Abasi, U. (Eds) Non- living components of the environment (STAN BSC 205). Basic Science Panel Series (3). 54- 60. Publisher: Science Teachers Association of Nigeria

 

Appointment Place Year

  1. Secretary to the Faculty of Education, Quality Assurance Committee. NOUN 2018- Date
  2. Desk officer (Educational Admin & Planning) NOUN 2017- Date
  3. Lecturer National Open Uni. of Nigeria 2017- Date
  4. Vice Principal (Special Duties) FGGC Ibusa, 2017- 2017
  5. Chairman of National Basic Science Panel STAN Port Harcourt 2017- Date
  6. Financial Secretary STAN Delta State Branch, Asaba 2016- 2017
  7. Secretary of National Basic Science Panel STAN, Uyo 2013- 2017
  8. Asst. Director of Education FME Abuja 2012- 2017
  9. Treasurer to STAN Delta State Branch, Asaba 2009- 2016
  10. Manager of STEP-B Project FME/FGGC Ibusa 2009- 2013
  11. Head of Dept (HOD) Science FME/FGGC Ibusa, 2006- 2011
  12. SBHM FME/FGGC Ibusa, 2001- 2009
  13. Head of Subject FME/FGGC Ibusa, 2000- 2006

Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN) Conferences

  1. STAN 59th Annual National Conference (Katsina, 2018). Assessing the level of sustainability of Science and Technology education project for national development.
  2. STAN 58th Annual National Conference (Port Harcourt, 2017). Effective application of Facilitation Technique approach for teaching Air and Water Pollution.
  3. STAN5 7th Annual National Conference (Ado-Ekiti, 2016). Effective application of Facilitation Technique approach for promoting Creativity in Basic Science students.
  4. STAN 56th Annual National Conference (Awka, 2015). Developing creative thinking skills in basic science students: Prospects and challenges.
  5. STAN 55th Annual National Conference (Asaba, 2014). Creativity in basic science education: Its educational implication.
  6. STAN 54th Annual National Conference (Uyo, 2013)
  7. STAN 53th Annual National Conference (Abuja, 2012)
  8. STAN 51th Annual National Conference (Makurdi, 2011)
  9. STAN 52th Annual National Conference (Akure, 2011)
  10. Others STAN conferences attended without papers are; Yanagoa 2008; Minna 2009; 

STAN Workshops

  1. STAN Basic Science Panel workshop (Kano, 2018)
  2. STAN Basic Science Panel workshop (Katsina, 2017). Facilitation Technique: An approach to effective teaching of Science Related Occupation.
  3. STAN Basic Science Panel workshop (Minna, 2016).
  4. STAN Basic Science Panel workshop (Benin, 2015). Facilitation Technique: An approach to     effective teaching of Personal Cleanliness.
  5. STAN Basic Science Panel workshop (Makurdi, 2014). Facilitation Technique: An approach to  effective teaching of Sewage.
  6. STAN Basic Science Panel workshop (Benin, 2013). Facilitation Technique: An Approach to effective teaching of Acid, Bases and Salts.
  7. STAN Delta State Branch workshop (Asaba, 2012).
  8. STAN Teacher Education Panel workshop (Abuja. 2010). Facilitation Technique; An Approach For Effective Management of Large Classes In STEM Education.
  9. Others attended without paper are; Awka 1986, Ekeadelor 1989, Lagos 1994, Asaba 2009

 International Council of Associations for Science Education (ICASE) Conference

  1. ICASE 5th World Conference on Science and Technology Education (WORLDSTE2016) (Antalya- Turkey, 2016).                                                                i). Acquisition of Innovative and Entrepreneurial Skills in Basic Science Education for Job Creation in Nigeria.                                                                   ii). Assessment of the Professional Development of Science Teachers: Implication for Quality Assurance in Secondary School science education.               iii). Effective Application of Facilitation Technique approach for promoting Creative Thinking skills in Basic Science students.                          International Association for Educational Assessment Conference
  2. IAEA 44th international conference on Assessment Big Data (Oxford - U.K, 2018) Management       of Assessment Data (Big Data) in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Institutions in Nigeria.

Nigerian Association for Educational Administration & Planning Conferences

  1. NAEAP 37th Annual National conference (Keffi, 2018). School effectiveness as a panacea for National Competitiveness in Nigeria.
  2. NAEAP 36th National Conference (Enugu, 2017). The Place of Entrepreneurship Education in Managing Functional Secondary Education for Sustainable National development in Nigeria.
  3. NAEAP 34th National Conference (Benin, 2015). Enhancing Access and Equity for Entrepreneurial Development of the Girl-Child in Nigeria
  4. NAEAP 33rd National Conference (Abuja, 2014). No Paper
  5. NAEAP 32nd National Conference (Ilorin, 2013). Managing education for personal safety and security in secondary schools in Nigeria

Institute of Education, University of Nigeria Nsukka conference

  1. Institute of Education National Conference (Nsukka, 2013). Curriculum innovations in science and technology for quality, relevance and sustainability in teacher education in Nigeria.                                                                                                                                                                                             Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria Nsukka conference
  2. Faculty of Education 14th National Conference (Nsukka, 2015). Status of Creative thinking skills in Upper Basic schools; Prospects and challenges

 Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN) conference

  1. ASSEREN 20th Annual National Conference (Abuja, 2018). Assessment of the evaluation practices in institutions of learning:    Implication for quality certification in Nigeria.                                                                                                                                                                                                     Federal University of Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI) conference
  2. FUNAI 1st Annual International Conference (Ikwo-Ebonyi State, 2018). Meaningful Engagement of Students for Improved Learning Outcomes         Fafunwa Educational Foundation (FEF) conference
  3. FEF 2nd National conference (Lagos, 2018). Repositioning Basic Education through Meaningful Engagement of Students.
  4. FEF 1st National conference (Lagos, 2017). Strategies for Effective Implementation of Personal Security and Safety Education for Students

Fed Govt. Girls’ College Ibusa workshop:

  1. Academic Staff workshop, on ‘Targeting Excellence for our Landmark Session 2010/2011’.   The importance of school records (diary, register and others) in achieving academic excellence in the college.  
  2. Staff Nursery & Primary School Teachers’ Capacity Building (2009). Improving the quality of education in the school

Awards:

  1. Excellence in Professionalism (Golden Icon of State Service) (Institute of Human and Natural Resources, Asaba, 2014)
  2. Full-Member of STAN (STAN, 2013)
  3. Teacher with Uncommon Passion for Students (Pointer News Paper Asaba, 2013)
  4. Certificate of performance (STEPB/FME,) 2013.
  5. Teacher with Best Record keeping (FME/FGGC, Ibusa, 2012)
  6. Best Science Teacher in Nigeria (STAN President, 2012)
  7. Outstanding Contributions & Long service Award (FME/FGGC, Ibusa, 2012)
  8. Excellence for Out-standing Performance (Supreme Management Training Consultancy Services, Ibadan, 2011)

Grants:              

  1. Grants from FME to attend three national conferences at: Bayelsa, Abuja and Minna
  2. Grants from STEP-B (World Bank) to attend one national conferences at Makurdi
  3. Grants from NOUN to attend three national conferences at: Abuja, Keffi and Ikwo.
  4. Grants from TET-Fund to attend International conference at Oxford- U.K