John-Okoria Ibhakewanlan, SJ, MA, PGCEi, PhD

Education

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Book:

John-Okoria Ibhakewanlan SJ. The Dialogue With Nature. UK: Author House, 2016

Website:          http://www.dialoguewithnature.com/

Articles Authored:

“A Constructivist Search for Knowledge and Truth” in International Journal of Philosophy and Theology, http://aripd.org/journal/index/ijpt/vol-2-no-1-march-2014-ijpt; March 2014, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp.115.

“Violence and the Language of Education in Africa”, in Journal of African Literature and Culture  http://www.africaresearch.org/ircjnl.htm; August 2014, Issue 11, pp. 13-38; Progeny Press.

“Towards an African Community-Based Research Methodology”, in Sage Publications, SO-14-0901.R1, 2015. http://sgo.sagepub.com/content/5/4/2158244015613106

“Theologate at the Margins”, (2017) – In-press.

Conference Papers:

“The Private Schools and Quality Assurance” 29 November 2007. “The NAPPS (National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools) 2007 Dinner and Award-night.” Online Link:https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/view/43366677/announcements-loyola-jesuit-college/13

 “Costheanthropic Learning: Indigenous Knowledge as Knowledge of the Indigent” 13 July 2012. Postgraduate Research Conference University of Nottingham Postgraduate Research Conference. Online Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwRzRQbjL1s&list=PLxqeZkfLKhoegaEHubkguYwLWh0MpPblc&index=7 

Seminar Presented:

Topic: “Towards Cultural Responsiveness in Education” 29October 2013. Learning Science Research Institute, University of Nottingham  http://www.lsri.nottingham.ac.uk/node/284

Research Reports Submitted:

“Investigating Assessment in Education for Employability and Personal Development” A multi-campus study (UK, Malaysia and China) based on students’experience.

Research Team: Dr. Sarah Speight and John-Okoria Ibhakewanlan.

Date Submitted: May 2014.

On Behalf of: The Nottingham Advantage Award (NAA).

“School Improvement Strategy for St. Gregory’s College” A School Review and intervention

Project Sponsor: The Old Boys Association 68-72/74

Date Submitted: November 2016

On Behalf of: St. Gregory’s College, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Recent Speeches and Talks Delivered:

“Be the Change You Would Want to See Around You” 9 July 2016. Holy Child College 2016 Graduation Ceremony

 Online Link: http://www.holychildcollegeswikoyi.org/be-the-change-you-would-want-to-see-arou

 Venue: Holy Child College, Ikoyi, Lagos

 “The 21st Century School – Creating Value for All” 9 December 2016. CIS Strategic Board Retreat

Online Link: http://www.cislagos.org

Venue: Radisson BLU, Anchorage Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos

“Financial Viability – The Commercial Side of Running a School” 10 December 2016. CIS Strategic Board Retreat

Online Link: http://www.cislagos.org

Venue: Radisson BLU, Anchorage Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Store Manager                Good Business Company, Benin-City, Nigeria                      (1989-1990)

Project Director               Joseph House Ministry, Nigeria                                         (1990-1991)

Teacher                        Loyola Jesuit College, Abuja, Nigeria                                   (1996-1999)

Deacon                          St. Ignatius Parish, London, England                                 (2002-2003)

Administrator                  St. Ignatius Institute (Jesuit Novitiate) Nigeria                    (2003-2005)

Principal                        Loyola Jesuit College, Abuja, Nigeria                                   (2006-2007)

President & Principal       Loyola Jesuit College, Abuja, Nigeria                                   (2007-2011)

Assistant Editor              Jubilee Press, University of Nottingham                               (2012-2013)

Researcher                    NAA Multi-Campus (China, Malysia and Nottingham) Assessment  Evaluation  (2014)                                                         

Director of Development              Jesuit Memorial College, Port Harcourt, Nigeria       (2015-2016)

Resource Person                         Planning and Implementation Committee of the      (2016-2017)

Proposed Loyola Jesuit University in Nigeria

Presidential Scholar in Residence              Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington                         (2017)

 


 

Visiting Faculty

Rev. Prof. Raphael Wanjohi, PhB, MA, PhD, D.Min  Moral Theology


Rev. Miguel Angelo Garcia, SJ, SSL, SSD  Scripture: Old Testament


Rev. Joseph Mpala Ngulu, STL, STD  Church History


Rt. Rev. Rodrigo Mejia, SJ, Ph. L, STD  Pastoral Theology


Rev. Joseph Mpala Ngulu, STL, STD Church History


Dr. Robert Lezohupski, OFM  Canon Law


Dr. Sr. Noelina Nakato   Canon Law


Rev. Chrispine Ouma  Pastoral Theology


Mr. Maurice Owinyo  Scripture


Sr. Mary Nzilani Wambua   Scripture


Prof. Albert Mundele, STD   Scripture


Rev. Dr. Nicholas Segeja   Pastoral Theology


Rev. Dr. Patrick Thawale   Sacramental Theology


Prof. Jean-Claude Loba   Scripture


Rev. Joseph Healey, MM, Mth, MA   Pastoral Theology