WCCI, Nigerian Chapter
This report covers the period October 2006 – August 2008 during which we held our 6th Biennial Conference in October 2006 and made contributions in other areas to keep our members busy.
Soon after the 12th World Conference in
· holding of the 6th Biennial Conference at Cana House, Awka from 24 – 28 October 2006;
· publication of the 3rd Biennial Seminar on Curriculum for Wealth Creation held at the Federal College of Education,
· holding of the 4th Biennial Seminar on Telescoping Curriculum and Instruction in
· publication of selected papers from those presented at the 6th Biennial Conference of 2006 in our new journal, WCCI (Nigerian Chapter) Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, Vol.1;
As earlier reported, the 6th Biennial Conference on Curriculum and Instruction in Distance Learning, which was held at Cana House, Awka,
4th Biennial Seminar Abuja 2007 7th Biennial Conference Lagos 2008
5th Biennial Seminar Nsukka 2009 8th Biennial Conference Kano 2010
6th Biennial Seminar Calabar 2011 9th Biennial Conference Abuja 2012
7th Biennial Seminar Awka 2013 10th Biennial Conference Nsukka 2014
8th Biennial Seminar Lagos 2015 11th Biennial Conference Calabar 2016
9th Biennial Seminar Kano 2017 12th Biennial Conference Awka 2018
The published 3rd biennial seminar lecture was launched at Awka with the delegates demonstrating their appreciation of it through purchases and very fair comments on its content, particularly those who were not at the seminar in
The 4th Biennial Seminar held in Sheda, Abuja witnessed over one hundred (100) persons at the opening ceremony with more than sixty six (66) participants deliberating on the guest lecture delivered by the President, Professor U M O Ivowi; and holding discussion on general issues affecting the Chapter and its branches in Nigeria. Arising from the observations made, the Seminar recommended many measures that were aimed at ensuring effectiveness in curriculum and instruction particularly in the implementation of the Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme in
During the seminar, the Volume 1, Nos. 1, of the new journal of the Chapter, which contained selected papers presented at the 6th Biennial Conference at Awka, was launched. Many participants took copies to their branches; and since then, Nos. 2 and 3 of the Volume have been released and widely circulated to members and the general academic community.
In addition to the above, preparation had reached an advanced stage for the 7th Biennial Conference on Curriculum and Instruction in Education for All (EFA) was held at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos from 21 – 25 October 2008. The sub-themes of the conference were:
Curriculum and Instruction in Education for All at:
· Pre-Primary and Primary Education;
· Secondary Education; and
· Tertiary Education
The first announcement for the 7th Biennial Conference was released at the Seminar in Abuja; and other releases followed.This led to a very successful conference in Lagos in October 2008.
An unprecedented number of members and non-members of the Chapter indicated interest in attending the WCCI 13th World Conference in Education on Creating a Global Culture of Peace: Strategies for Curriculum Development and Implementation in
Further to this, the chapter also made the necessary preparations towards the 5th Biennial Seminar on Functionality of Curriculum in Nigeria. The seminar will be held at the Institute of Education ,University of Nigeria ,Nsukka on the 20th of October 2009.Prof Esu will give the Guest lecture .A program of activities have been drawn up for the October event.
Also the Vol 2, No 1, 2&3 of new journal WCCI Journal of Curriculum and Instruction,
Which will derive its articles from the papers presented at the 7th Biennial Conference In?
Lagos, will be launched and sold for N500 per copy at the seminar.
The 4th Biennial Seminar paper will be launched and sold for N100 at the 5th Biennial Seminar at Nsukka in 2009.