Dr. Sunday Adegbesan (Ag. Head, Training Department)
Educated at Federal College of Education, Abeokuta (English SOS), University of Ilorin, Ilorin (Educational Management with Second Class Upper Division), Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye (M.Ed & PhD Educational Planning & Policy). Dr. Adegbesan also holds Graduate Diploma in Management Information System as well as UNESCO=IIEP Certificate in Cost Analysis in Education. As a Senior Training and Research Fellow at the National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA) Nigeria, he has developed, written and facilitated over 200 training workshop programmes for school managers, administrators and planners within and outside the country; he has equally attended several local and international conferences. Dr. Sunday Adegbesan’s area of specialization includes; Educational planning and Policy, Strategic/Performance management, Economics of Education, Monitoring and Evaluation, Quality Assurance in Education, School Plant Planning and Management and Human Resource Planning. He is a member of the following professional bodies:
- Member Nigerian Association for Educational Administration and Planning (MNAEAP)
- Member National Council for Educational Innovation and Development (MNCIED)
- Member National Association of Evaluators and Researchers (NAERE)
- Member, Nigerian Association of Education for National Development (MNAEND)
- Member, Nigerian Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (MNTRCN)
It is pertinent to know that Dr Sunday Adegbesan won a research grant award project sponsored by Education Research Network for West Africa (ERNWACA, 2014-2015) on the Influence of Quantity and Quality of Basic Educationin Women’s Capability in Accessing Anti-natal Facilities in Nigeria. He has served as a member of several committees in the Institute some of which are; Secretary to the Committee on Annual Training Programme (ATP) of the Institute, secretary, Institute Journal and Publication Committtee, Editorial Member and Managing Editor of Studies in Educational Planning and Administration(SEPA) and Journal of Contemprory Issues in Educational Planning and Administration (JCIEPA). He has also served in various capacities as a consultant to Federal Ministry Ministry of Education (FME) Abuja on Student Tutoring, Mentoring and Counseling Programme (STUMEC), School Based Management Committee (SBMC), Girls Education Project (GEP) and also as a consultant to UNICEF on Institutional Development (Bayelsa and Ebonyi States Core Technical Team Member to Develop the State Education Strategic Plan and Operational Plan SESP-SESOP). Dr. Adegbesan was appointed education specialist and consultant in 2017 by DFID-OSIWA on the review, implementation and promotion of civic education curriculum in Nigeria.
Dr Adegbesan has over 50 publications to his credit. He is happily married with children.