Meet OLUFOWOBI OLUDARE OKIKIOLA, an Academic Staff of Lagos State University.


Philosophy Of Education


Associate Professor / Reader


Educational Foundations and Counselling Psychology


At the Educational Foundations And Counselling Psychology department office

Visiting Hour

Appointment on Visitation important


# Certificate SchoolYear
1. Ph.D (Philosophy of Education) University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 2014

Current Research

Epistemological Positions embedded in Traditional Yoruba Proverbs and Implications for Formal Education in Nigeria

Research Details

This study aims to study the African ideas or theories of Knowledge as expressed in some indigenous proverbs and to examine the implications of these positions on formal educational practice. Education is mainly believed to consist of the transmission and acquisition of Knowledge. This is a philosophical study that employs the speculative and the analytic mode of philosophizing.The study covers the extent to which these proverbs expressed epistemological issues relating to nature, scope, origin and validity of human knowledge. It also intends to find out their implication on knowledge acquisition in formal practice of education. This study is expected to have a great implications on aims of education, method of education and content of education.Some proverbs have been analysed and characterised in relation to how they treat issues mentioned in the scope of the study.The present concern of the research is to get as more indigenous proverbs as possible through oral interview and book review for a robust study


OLUFOWOBI OLUDARE is a Associate Professor / Reader at the Department of Educational Foundations and Counselling Psychology

OLUFOWOBI has a Ph.D in Philosophy of Education from University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

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