Dr Chinwe Victoria Ogunji

Fellow

Profile

Dr Chinwe Victoria Ogunji is a specialist in the field of Social Studies and had 10 years of teaching experience in a University Staff School. She joined AE-FUNAI in 2017 as an academic staff in the Department of Educational Foundations, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.  She is currently the acting Head, Department of Arts and Humanities Education, AE-FUNAI.

Chinwe holds a B.Ed degree in Education Management/Political Science from the University of Port-Harcourt, Choba Rivers State, Nigeria. She obtained a Master’s degree in Social Studies Education from Ebonyi State University. She holds a PhD in Social Studies and her area of specialization is in Environmental Education. Her PhD research was on Teachers and Students Climate Change Awareness. She has presented her finding at the “Association for Teacher Education 43rd Annual Conference 2018” held at University of Gavle Sweden. She has worked hard to promote climate education and create a climate change awareness in selected secondary schools across Ebonyi State.

She has attended several other conferences, training workshops and bespoke programs in United Kingdom and Sweden as part of her professional development. She was a member of the LOC which organized the First International Conference of Faculty of Education, AEFUNAI in 2018. She was the Secretary, Editorial Board of the AE FUNAI JOURNAL OF EDUCATION (AE-FUNAI JOE, 2019, Vol 1 (1) & (2). She is a Co-Coordinator of AE-FUNAI-SWEDISH LINNAEUS-PALME Project. Currently a research team involving Chinwe Ogunji has formalized a collaboration with another team from University of Portsmouth, UK.  The team has recently won a grant from Global Challenges Research Funds (GCFR) to work on a project here in Nigeria.

She has published few papers in peer reviewed outlets. Her areas of research interest include innovative pedagogies, Social issues, Student Mothers in Higher Institutions and Climate Change awareness and adaptation in communities. She is teachable and has a good team spirit.