DEPARTMENT OF HOME ECONOMICS

History

            The Department of Home Economics was established in 1964 at the inception of the College to train NCE teachers in Home Economics in the following areas:  Foods and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles, Home Management and Child Development.

            With the upgrading of the College to degree awarding institution in affiliation with the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, the Department started training Home Economics graduate teachers since 1989 in the following areas; Foods and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles, Home Management and Child Development.

 

Philosophy    

-           The Philosophy of Home Economics is basically concerned with the improvement of quality of life of the individual and family in particular and the contemporary society at large.

-           It involves the application of knowledge in the sciences, technology, Arts, humanities and other related subjects.  It also focuses on the acquisition of knowledge, skills and competencies required to satisfactorily improve the standard of living by being able to fit into the dynamic world of Technology.

 

Objectives

-           To give professional and scholarly training to Home Economics teachers with a sound basis for professional growth and personal development in Home Economics education.

-           Exhibit thorough knowledge of job skills in Food and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles, Home Management and Child Development.

-           Enhance resourcefulness and creativity in the use of locally available materials to improve the standard of living in contemporary society.

-           Ability to access the internet with a view to keeping abreast of current information in all areas of Home Economics as well as expanding the frontiers of research.

-           Ability to prepare students for capability in self-reliance and entrepreneurship in related professions such as food service system, Textiles and Clothing production, Nursery Management, Home Management and Interior Decoration.

 

Staff of the Department

S/NO

NAMES

QUALIFICATIONS

STATUS

1

Mrs. B.I. Awosika

N.C.E 1988 (Home Economics)

B.Ed. 1990 (Home Economics)

M.Sc. 2003 (Clothing and Textiles)

Dip 2005 (Computer Science)

Chief Lecturer

2

Mrs. C. A. Olurankinse

N.C.E. 1983 (Home Economics)

B.Ed. 1994 (Home Economics)

M.Sc. 1998 (Human Nutrition)

Dip 2005 (Computer Science)

Chief Lecturer

3

Mrs. J. O. Ogboru

N.C.E 1986 (Home Economics)

B.Sc. (Ed) 1991 (Home Economics)

Dip. 2005 (Computer Science)

M.Ed. 2009 (Home Management Education)

Dip. 2010 (Advanced Digital Appreciation for

 Tertiary institutions

 

Principal  Lecturer

4

Mrs. E.O. Adepeko

NCE 1989 (Fine Arts)

B.A.Ed1993 (Fine Arts)

Dip 2006 (Desktop publishing)

M.Sc. 2009 (Clothing and Textiles)

Principal  Lecturer

5

Mrs. A.O. Olugbamigbe

N.C.E 1989 (Home Economics)

B.Ed. 1993 (Home Economics)

M.Ed. 2005 (Home Economics Education)

Dip 2007 (Computer Science)

Principal  Lecturer

6

Mrs. C.A. Olarewaju

B.Sc. 1980 (Health Science)

M.Sc. 1987 (Food Science and Technology) PGDE 2000 (Education)

Dip. 2005 (Computer Science)

Senior Lecturer

7

Dr. (Mrs.) M.O.O. Brownson

N.C.E 1984 (Home Economics) 

B.Ed.1987 (Home Economics)

M.Ed.1994 (Home Economics) Ph.D. Home Econs Educ. (2006).

Senior Lecturer

8

Mrs. O.A. Adedeji

B.Sc (1997), M.Sc (Human Nutrition) (2000), PGDE (2005).

Lecturer I

9

Mrs. M. Y. Falana

N.C.E (1982), B.Ed. (1994) Home Economics), M.Sc. Clothing and Textiles  (2000)

Lecturer I

10

Mrs. B.E. Adeyanju

B.Sc. 2002 Food Science & Technology, M.Sc. 2005 Food Science & Technology, P.G.D.E. (2010)

Lecturer II

11

Mrs. F. O. Izuagie

NCE (1994), B.Ed. (Home Economics),  (2000)

Lecturer II

12

Mrs. M.F. Fasakin

NCE (1990), B.Ed. (Home Economics) (2001)

Lecturer II

13

Mrs. A.O. Loto

B.Ed. Home Economics (2003)

Lecturer III

14

Mrs. T.C. Oyeyemi

NCE (2002), B.Ed. Home Economics (2005)

Lecturer III

15

Mrs. A.O.Ogunmosin

B.Ed. Home Economics (2007)

Assistant Lecturer