NDUKA, Professor Otonti Amadi

M.Phil, Ph.D, educationist, born May 9, 1926, Rumucne, Rivers State; married Pamela Evelyn McKenzie Holderness 1958, two sons, three daughters; Education: Holy Trinity School, Rumuapara, 1934-39, St Cyprian's School, Port Harcourt, 1940, Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha, 1941-44, Awka Col lege, 1946-47, Aberdeen University, Scotland, 1953-57, London School of Economics 1965-67, University of Ibadan (Part-time) 1972-79; School Teacher, Anglican Mission School, 1948-52; Education Officer, Government of Eastern Nigeria, 1958-63; Lecturer, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1963-65; Senior Education Officer, Federal Ministry of Educa tion, 1967-68; Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, University of Ibadan, 1969-80; appointed Professor of Education, University of Port Harcourt, since 1980; Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Port Harcourt, 1980-84; Direc tor, Institute of Education, University of Port Harcourt, 1984-88; member, Rivers Slate Government Advisory Council, 1967-68; member, Somade Study Committee on Educa tion, 1969-70; member, Royal Institute of Philosophy, London, 1970-79; member. World Council for Curriculum and Instruc tion, since 1974; member, World Education Fellowship, 1975-80; fellow, Philosophy of Education Society of America, since 1980; Patron, Philosophy of Education Association of Nigeria, 1981; member, Nigerian Academy of Education, 1985; Deputy Chairman, Rivers State Scholarship Board, 1974-75; Awards: winner, Sir William Hamilton Fyfe Silver Trophy. Aberdeen University, Debater, 1955; Commonwealth Scholar, 1966-67; Publica tions: Western Education and the Nigerian Cultural Background (Oxford University Press, 1964), New Perspectives in Moral Education, co-editor, (Evans, 1983); Hobbies: flower gardening, lawn tennis, reading; Official Address: Institute of Education, University of Port Harcourt, PMB 5323. Port Har court, Rivers State; Home: 2 George Town Street, Gambia-Ama, University Campus. Choba. Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
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