ADARALEGBE, Prof, Adeniyi,

Born March 20, 1931



BA, MA, Ph.D

Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Rosemary Ebun Akinje 1959, , Adeola Oladunni Adekemi
State of Origin: Ijero, Ekiti State;
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 6
Number of Female Children 6
Profession Educationist
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Appointed Pupil Teacher, 1944-47; School Master, and later Headmaster, Primary and Secondary Modern Schools, defunct Western Nigeria, 1951-57; College Tutor, Teachers Training Colleges. Oshogbo and lle-Ife, 1958-61, 1964-65; Graduate Research Assistant, New York University, 1966-68;Lecturer, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, lle-Ife), 1968-71; Senior Lecturer, University of Ife, 1971-75; Head, Department of Educational Administration, University of Ife, 1972-73, 1974-78, 1981-83; appointed Professor of Educational Administration, Unife, since 1975; Dean of Education, Unife, 1976-80, 1983-85; appointed Chairman, Committee of Deans, Unife, 1983-85; appointed Deputy Vice- Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University, lle-Ife, 1986-88; Chairman, Adeyemi College of Education (Ondo) Academic Board, 1983-85; former Chairman, Western Nigeria Post- Secondary Scholarship Board; Chairman, Ondo State Post-Secondary Scholarship Board, 1976-79; Chairman, Board of Governors Ijero-Ekiti Doherty Memorial Grammar School;

Board member, Benin Zone of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), 1977-79; Board member, Ondo State Investment Corporation, 1979-80; member, Commonwealth Council of Educational Administration, since 1980; member, International Society for Educational Planning, since 1982; member, World Education Fellowship, since 1966; member, American Education Research Association, since 1967; Political Parties: member, defunct Action Group, 1952-66; Honorary Secretary, AG, Ekiti Division, 1955-57; Editor, Ife Journal of Educational Studies; Editor, Nigerian Journal of Educational Planning and Administration; member, Association of Teachers Education in Africa (ATEA), since 1970; member, World Council for Curriculum and Instruction, since 1970; member, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, 1977-80;

St Jame's School, Iloro-Ekiti, 1936-39, Christ Church School, Ijero Ekiti, 1940-43, Methodist Teachers College, Ifaki- Ekiti, 3949-50, Nigerian College of Arts and Science, Zaria, 1957-58; University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1961-64, New York University, USA, 1965-68;

member, banned Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), 1979-83;

Chief Saloro of Ikole-Ekiti, 1983; Chief Babaeto of Ararnoko-Ekiti, 1986

Recipient: Joel Ekongwu Prize for Education, 1964; Aggrey Fellowship Award for Research, 1966;

Education in Nigeria: Towards Better Administration of Supervision of Instruction, co-author, University of Ife Press, 19.71; Man in his Environment, Onibonoje Press, 1972; The African in Their Environment, Onibonoje Press, 1972;APhilosophy for Nigerian Education, editor, Heinemann Educational Books, 1972; also contributed chapters to 11 books in addition to numerous articles in national and international learned journals;

ayo, draught, reading, writing

Off Hezekiah Oluwasanmi Road (formerly Road 7, from Sabo to the University), Olonade Housing Area, lle-Ife, Osun State.

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