As an educational Consultant, Professor Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe has served as National/Lead Research Consultant to several government and non-governmental organizations, including the British Council, UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNICEF, Federal Ministry of Education, Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, National Examinations Council (NECO), UBE, etc. In the area of public examination, she, as Deputy Director, coordinated the writing of the report on NECO’s study on National Assessment for Educational Performance; and is involved as a Lead Resource Person in UBEC’s National Assessment for Learning Achievements in Basic Education (NALABE).
As a professional teacher and post-graduate lecturer, Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe has taught several courses in Educational Evaluation, including Observational Techniques, Principles of Test Construction, Programme Evaluation, Curriculum Evaluation, Public Examining and Qualitative Research; in Communication and Language Arts, she has taught courses with the following titles: Readability and Style, Psycholinguistics and Reading, and Technical Writing, Skills Acquisition in Arts and Languages, Language Arts Methods, etc.
Professor Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe has supervised more than thirty Master and PhD projects and thesis. She is a prolific writer with fifty published books, chapters and articles in learned journals, and belongs to professional associations relevant to her discipline.
The current Registrar of NABTEB is versatile as she has many years of experience in both academics and administration. At the University of Ibadan, she served two terms as Sub-Dean (Post graduate) for the Institute of Education, Coordinator, Women’s Research and Documentation Centre (WORDOC); a member of the University Senate and member of several committees, including the Committees on Lecture method in the university, Committee on Evaluation of the University of Ibadan Commercial Enterprises, among others.
With her international exposure, and as an experienced administrator, researcher, teacher, programme evaluator, writer, test developer with knowledge of current techniques in public examining, and keen interest in youth and women’s empowerment, Professor Isiugo-Abanihe, has all the requisite skills to lift the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) to greater heights.