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OWOLABI K. MICHEAL



M.ED INDUSTRIAL TECH. EDU. (BUILDING)

Building Technology

BLDR. Owolabi Kayode Michael was born on 10th May, 1960 to the family of Mr.  &Mrs. Philip Akanni Owolabi, He hail from Isare -Opin in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State, he is happily married with three children. He attended Amadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria and University of Nigeria (UNN) Nsukka for NCE (Tech,) B.Ed.(Tech) and M.Ed. Industrial Technology in Building respectively.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
  • FIRST SCHOOL LEAVING CERTIFICATE - 1973
  • SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE - 1978
  • GRADE II - 1980
  • N.C.E (TECH) CERTIFICATE - 1987
  •  B.ED (TECH) CERTIFICATE WOODWORK - 1989
  • M.ED INDUSTRIAL TECH. EDU.  (BUILDING) - 2005
  • CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTER (DPMIS) - 2005
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP OF SOCIETY
  • MEMBER, NIGERIA ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF TECHNOLOGY (NATT)
  • LICENTATE MEMBER, NIGERIA INSTITUTE OF BUILDING (LMNIOB)
  • MEMBER,  NIGERIA INTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (MNIM)
  • FELLLOW, INSTITUTE OF POLICY MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT ( FIPMD)
POSITION HELD IN KWARA STATE POLYTECHNIC:
  • DEPARTMENTAL WELFARE OFFICER,BUILDING TECH. - 1997-2009
  • MEMBER, SCREENING COMMITTEE  (IAS) - 2010-TO DATE
  • STAFF ADVISER, FOR (IES) STUDENTS - 2009-2016
  • HEAD OF DEPARTMENT (HOD), BUILDING TECHNOLOGY - 2010-2013
  • MEMBER, QUALITY ASSURANCE COMMITTEE KWARA POLY - 2014 –TO DATE
  • MEMBER, CONFERENCE MARKING COMMITTEE - 2014 –TO DATE
  • SUPERVISOR, BLOCK PRODUCTION UNIT - 2014 – TO DATE
  • MEMBER, COMMITTEE ON DUTIES OF DEPUTY DIRECTOR - 2016- TO DATE
  • DEPUTY DIRECTOR (IES), KWARA STATE POLYTECHNIC, ILORIN. - 2013 -2015
  • DEPUTY DIRECTOR (IPLU), KWARA STATE POLYTECHNIC, ILORIN. - 2015 - 2016
  •  Ag. DIRECTOR,INSTITUTE OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (IES) 2016 - TO DATE
PUBLICATIONS WITH DATES:
  • Owolabi, K.M. (2000) Alternative Sources of Funding Technical Education in Kwara State in Millenium.  Journal of National and Technical Studies  vol .2 No 1 ISSN 111-6289 pg 175-182. December
  • Owolabi, K.M (2003) Effective Library Services for the Successful Polytechnic  Education  Programme  in Nigeria National Association of Science, Humanities and Education Research (NASHER) Journal VOL. 1 Pg. 229-23 ISSN 1597-2410
  • Owolabi ,K.M .(2005) Relevance to Technology Education Curriculum at Senior Secondary  School Level College of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU )Journal  of Contemporary Issue : Vol.1,pg229-233 ISSN 1597-2410
  • Owolabi, K.M.&BELLO I.B (2006): Preparing Individuals to Face challenges in life through an Effective guidance services in schools. Teachers education (TEJ) VOL 12 pg 116-122 ISSN 15-9227
  • Owolabi, K.M.(2006);Managing Resources for Sustainable Environmental  Sanitation in Nigeria. The Environmental Monitor Journal of the Institute of Environmental Studies.Vol1 No 1 November
  • Owolabi, K.M (2009): Professionalism, Teaching and Educational Reform;  A challenge for Technological Education. Journal of Research in Technology and Engineering Management vol.2.No 1
  • Owolabi K.M. (2010); Analysis of Equipment and Tools for Effective Skill Acquisition in Building Technology Department Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin.   Journal of  Interdisciplinary  Science and Technology vol. 4 No 1 pg. 67-70.September.
  • Owolabi K.M (2011);  Environmental  Science Students  Attitude to Building Technology Practical.  The  Environmental Monitor Journal. Vol.2.No2 1pg 99-103. April
  • Owolabi K.M (2011);   Women  Participation  in  Technology  Introduction.  Panacea  for  Equity in National Development. Nigeria Journal of Science and Technical Research (NIJOSTER) Vol. 4, No. 1 Pg. 152-155 .July
  • Owolabi, K .M.  (2013); Assessing  Employers  Satisfaction with Building  Technology Graduates . A study of graduates from Building  Technology  Programme , Kwara State Polytechnic , Ilorin. Journal  of Interdisciplinary  Science and Technology  vol.8 No 1 pg 117-121. March
  • Olagunju, M., Owolabi, K .M. & Afolayan, A .O  (2014): Determination of a Price Index for Escalation of Building Material Cost:  International  Journal  of  Management  Studies  and  Research (IJMSR) vol.2  Issue 10  version 2 PP116-133 ISSN2349-0330(print) & ISSN 2349-0349 (online)
WORKSHOPS ATTENDED WITH DATES:
  • Owolabi, K .M. (2010)  ETF-Research Methodology Capacity  Building  Workshop  on  Social  Sciences.  Held at University of Port-Harcourt, Port-Harcourt,   26th -30th
CONFERNCES AND SEMINARS MOUNTED/ATTENDED WITH DATES:
  • Owolabi, K.M.(2003): Mechanism for Improving Funding of Technology Education in Democracy:  A paper presented in the Book of Proceeding of the 16th Annual National Conference of Nigeria of Teachers of Technology 20th-24th October ISSN 119-4978 Pg. 305-310
  •  Owolabi, K.M .(2004): Devices for Increasing Employment Opportunities to Absorb Migrants for sustainable poverty Alleviation in Ilorin Kwara State. A paper presented in the Book of Proceeding of the 14th Annual Conference of Nigeria Association of Teachers of Technology 17th-21th September.  ISSN 119 Pg. 28-30 Session C
  • Owolabi, K.M.(2004): Mechanism for Enhancing Technology Education: A necessity of sustenance of Manpower Development. A paper presented 17th Annual National conference Association of Teachers of Technology 11th to 16th of October Pg. 45-48
  • Owolabi, K .M. (2005)  Youth Empowerment as a tool of an enviable Technology Department;  A paper presented in  the Book of Proceeding  of  the 19th Annual National Conference Association of Teachers of Technology 6-9th November ISBN-4978
  • Owolabi K.M (2006)  Women  Participation in Technology Introduction ;A panacea for an Equity National Development. A Paper presented at National Conference of Kwara State  Polytechnic  Ilorin, Institute of Environmental Studies, 15-16 November
  • Owolabi, K.M.  (2009)  Alleviating Mass Poverty Needs Based Approach for a desired Self-reliant Economy. A paper presented at the 2nd National Conference of the Institute of General Studies. Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin 22nd -25th September
  • Owolabi, K.M (2009): An Appraisal of the Benefits of Preventive Maintenance of Building  in  Gaa-Akanbi. Ilorin  South Local Government Area of Kwara State. A paper presented at 2nd National Engineering Conference of the Institute of Technology Kwara State Polytechnic  Ilorin 8th -10th July
  • Owolabi, K.M.(2010): Strengthening  Entrepreurship in Vocational/Technical Education. A tools for controlling unemployment; Proceedings of the 3rd National Engineering Conference of Institute of Technology Kwara State Polytechnic Ilorin pg. 5th-7th may.
  • Bldr.Lawal, B.A &Owolabi, K.M (2010): Strategies for Improving Entrepreneur Skill Profession through Vocational/ Technical Education. A paper presented at the 4th National Conference of School of Applied Science and Technology, The Federal Polytechnic. Offa .2nd-4th June
  • Owolabi, K.M (2011): Introducing Entrepreneurship Courses in Building Technology Curriculum of  Polytechnic for Effective Preparation for self-Reliance. Book of Proceeding of the 2nd Annual Conference of Institute of Environmental studies. Kwara State Polytechnic Ilorin Pg.102-105 7th-8th   September
  • Owolabi, K.M. (2012): Research Methodology: A must Hurdle for Students. Being Paper presented at student Union Government (SUG), Institute of Environmental Studies (IES) Orientation February.
  • Owolabi, K.M. (2013): Technology Education as a Strengthening  Instrument for the Climate Change. Panacea for Empowering  Nigeria  Youth. Being paper presented at the 2nd Joint National Conference of Kwara State Polytechnic Ilorin 10th-12th September.

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