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  • Area of Specialization: Agricultural,Vocational and Workforce Education
  • Department of Vocational Education

  • Patrick Ekezie EGBULE is a professor of Agricultural and Workforce Education, currently an engaged teacher- scholar in the Department of Vocational Education (Agricultural Science Unit ) of Delta State University, Abraka . He obtained the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka,in 1995, and a Post-Doctoral Masters Degree in Industrial and Labour Relations in 2003. He commenced his university teaching career in 1994 and was promoted to full Professor in 2007.His inaugural lecture titled:' Farms Without Youths: Making Gamblers the Career Farmers' was delivered in March,2016. Prof. Egbule's publications are copious in top-rated local and international Journals and he is very active in national and international research and collaborations. He is an editor and reviewer for renowned Journals in his area of specialization,and serves as an External Examiner and Assessor for many University's agricultural and vocational education programmes and staff. He has served as chairman/member of several course Accreditation teams for the National Universities Commission (NUC), as well as Consultant to Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Agriculture and Rural Development. He was the Pioneer Coordinator of Delta State University Affiliate Degree Programme at College of Education, Warri. Currently, he is the Director Academic Planning (DAP),Delta State University, Abraka. He was the National President, Association of Vocational and Technical Educators of Nigeria (AVTEN,2012-2017).He is a fellow of the Nigeria Vocational Association(NVA). His latest book is: 'Entrepreneurship: Fundamentals and Practice", published by Totan Publishers limited in 2019.
    My Publications
  1. Egbule,P.E.&Egun,A.C. (2020) Special Methods in Agricultural Science, Special Methods in Education/Faculty of Education,DELSU,Abraka.
    Vol.2 Pages: 1-16

  2. Egbule,P.E. (2020) Bridging the Agriculture Industry-college Divide:A Modified Delphi Study., International Journal of Vocational Education and Training Vol.25(1) Pages: 9-18

  3. Egbule,P.E. (2019) Entrepreneurship: Fundamentals and Practice, Totan Publishers limited
    Vol. Pages:

  4. Egbule,P.E. (2018) lifelong Learning Opportunities and Teacher Need by 2030., Education for Sustainable Development:The Teacher Challenge in Providing Quality Education in Nigeria by 2030/Facultyof Education,DELSU,Abraka.
    Vol. Pages: 10-15

  5. Egbule,P.E.;Egun,A.C.,&Emu,F.N. (2017) Agricultural Policies,Food Question and Agricultural Products in Nigeria,In;History and Philosophy of Science and Technology., DELSU Investments Limited.
    Vol. Pages: 15-34

  6. Egbule,P.E. (2016) The Gambler Theory in Agricultural, Vocational and Technical Occupations, Journal of Association of Vocational and Technical Educators of Nigeria(JAVTEN)
    Vol.21(2) Pages: 1-11

  7. Obue,A.& Egbule,P.E. (2016) Assessment of the Readiness of Teachers of Agricultural Science in Teaching Animal Husbandry under the Senior Secondary School Trade Curriculum in Delta State,Nigeria., Journal of Association of Vocational and Technical Educators of Nigeria(JAVTEN)
    Vol.21(1) Pages: 61-66

  8. Egbule ,O.S & Egbule,P.E. (2016) Plasmid-borne Antimicrobial resistant Bacteria isolated from Poultry Litter:Implications for Crop Production, NISEB Journal>view Vol.16(2) Pages:  

  9. Onyekwuluje,C.O & Egbule,P.E. (2015) Socio-economic Characteristics and Agricultural Education Needs of Women in Crop Production Agribusiness in Edo State:Imlications for Partnership., Nigeria Vocational Association Journal(NVAJ)
    Vol.20(1) Pages: 100-107

  10. Egbule,P.E. (2013) Strengthening Quality Assurance Mechanisms in TVET Teacher Education Programme for Sustainable Development., Nigeria Vocational Association Journal(NVAJ)
    Vol.18(2) Pages: 277-289

  11. Egbule,P.E. (2012) The Centrality of Vocational and Technical Education in a Poor and Skills-short Economy., Nigeria Vocational Association Journal(NVAJ)
    Vol.17(2) Pages: 1-8

  12. Imobighe,M.U.& Egbule,P.E. (2012) Feed intake and Growth Performance of African Giant Snail (Archachatina marginata) Fed on Cray fish Waste:Implications for Wealth Creation., Nigeria Vocational Association Journal(NVAJ)
    Vol.17(1) Pages: 237-245

  13. Egbule,P.E. (2012) Socio-cultural Relations and Community Developmemt in Igboland;In,Between Tradition and Change:Sociopolitical and Economic Transformation Among the Igbo of Nigeria., Goldline and Jacobs.> Vol.  Pages: 15-34

  14. Egbule,P.E. (2011) Waning Interest of the Youth in Education:An Igbo Dilema, Against all Odds:the Igbo Experience in Post-colonial Nigeria.
    Goldline and Jacobs Publishing,New Jersey/ Vol.  Pages: 55-61

  15. Obue,A.& Egbule,P.E. (2011) Problems Associated with Managing School Farms as an Educational facility in Edo State., Nigeria Vocational Association Journal(NVAJ)
    Vol.20(2) Pages: 243-245

  16. Egbule,P.E. (2010) Quality Assurance in Vocational Technical Education Teacher Preparation:Imperatives for the Achievementof MillenniumDevelopment Goals, nigerian Vocational Association Book of Reading.
    Vol.15(1) Pages: 160-173

  17. Egbule,P.E. (2010) Importance of Selected Agricultural Science Teacher Occupational Tasks as Perceived by Principals and Agricultural Science Teachers in Delta State., Nigeria Vocational Association Journal(NVAJ)
    Vol.15(1) Pages: 425-434

  18. Egbule,P.E.& Momoh,S.A. (2007) Reforms in Vocational Technical Education (VTE) for National Development., Nigerian Journal of Educational Philosophy(NJEP)
    Vol.20(3) Pages: 25-31

  19. Egbule,P.E. (2007) Synergy,Socio-Cultural Relations and Community Development in Igbo land., International Journal of African Studies>logbrowse Vol.6(2) Pages: 10-15

  20. Egbule,P.E.& Tibi,E.U. (2007) Animal Production Systems and Distribution in Delta State., Delta State in Maps.
    Vol. Pages: 113-118

  21. Egbule,P.E. (2006) Improvement Strategies for Basic Adult Education in Southern Nigeria:Adult Learners and Instructors Perception., Teacher Today
    Vol.48(2&3) Pages: 1-9

  22. Egbule,P.E. (2006) Job Satisfaction of Academic Staff in Nigerian Universities:the Imperatives of Funding,Autonomy and Academic Freedom., Nigerian Journal of Educational Philosophy(NJEP)
    Vol.2(1) Pages: 1-7

  23. Egbule,P.E.& Njoku,E.C. (2005) Getting Nigerian youths Interested in Farm Jobs:Implication for Sustainable Food Production in the Niger Delta Region., UNISWA Journal of Agriculture. Vol.13 Pages: 89-95

  24. Egbule,P.E.& Owabumuwa,O. (2005) Information and Training Needs of Non-Timber Forest Products Operators in Southern Nigeria., Journal of Sustainable Forestry. Vol.20(1) Pages: 43-52

  25. Egbule,P.E. (2005) Restructuring Vocational and Technical Education in the 21st Century for Sustainable Development., Journal of Vocational Education
    Vol.1(2) Pages: 7-13

  26. Ochu,A.O.&Egbule,P.E. (2005) Promoting Effective Methods of Knowledge Generation in Agricultural in Nigerian Tirtiary Institutions., Knowlede Generation and Dissemination :Issues and Challenges.In,Knowledge generation and Dissemination:Issues and Challenges in in Nigerian Universities.
      Vol.  Pages: 105-116

  27. Egbule,P.E. (2004) Fundamentals and Practice of Agricultural Education, Totan Publishers limited
    Vol. Pages:

  28. Egbule,P.E.& Agwubike,C.C. (2004) Strategies for Improving Livestock Production in Secondary Schools:A Study of Agricultural Teacher's Perception in Delta State,Nigeria., International Journal of Research in Agricultural Education.
    Vol.2(1) Pages: 11-15

  29. Egbule,P.E. (2003) Factors Related to Job Satisfaction of Academic Staff in Nigerian Universities., Journal of Further and Higher
    online/03/020157-10 @ NATFHE; Vol.27(2) Pages: 157-166

  30. Egbule,P.E. (2002) Educational Imperatives for Effective Mobilization of Rural Women Towards Massive Food Production and Rural Development., Journal of Gender Research.
    Vol.1(1) Pages: 67-80

  31. Egbule,P.E. (2001) Towards Quality Science and Technology Education in the year 2010:Constraints and Opportunities., Nigerian Journal of Educational Philosophy(NJEP)
    Vol.8(2) Pages: 92-99

  32. Egbule,P.E.& Njoku,E.C. (2001) Mass Media support for Adult Education in Agriculture in Southern Nigeria., Adult Education and Development Vol.56 Pages: 179-187

  33. Egbule,P.E. (2001) Job Mobility and adjustment Patterns for Teachers of Agriculture in Nigeria., Teacher Today
    Vol.43(3) Pages: 62-72

  34. Egbule,P.E. (2000) Job Satisfaction and Drop-out Syndrome Among Vocational Teachers in Nigeria:Implication for Teacher Education in the 21st Century., Journal of Teachers and Teaching
    Vol.1(2) Pages: 62-67

  35. Egbule,P.E.& Igborgbor,G.C. (2000) Towards Effective Funding of the Universal Basic Education in Nigeria:Administrators Perception., Nigeria Academy of Education Congress Publication.
    Vol. Pages: 227-238

  36. Egbule,P.E. (2000) Towards a Truly Functional Agricultural Education Programme:The Role of Secondary School Administrators., Journal of Vocational and Adult Education(JOVE).
    Vol.2(1) Pages: 140-149

  37. Egbule,P.E.& Ochu,A.O. (2000) Human Resources Development Needs on Information Technology(IT) in Nigeria:Classroom Implications., Studies in Education
    Vol.1(1&2) Pages: 40-45

  38. Egbule,P.E. (1999) Perceived Performance Abilities of Senior Secondary School Agricultural Science Students in Delta State., Journal of Agriculture,Technology and Education.
    Vol.4(1) Pages: 27-32

  39. Egbule,P.E. (1998) Communication and Adoption of Improved Cassava Production Technologies among Rural Women in Edo State., Bulletin of Science Association of Nigeria
    Vol.21 Pages: 53-58

  40. Egbule,P.E. (1998) Mobilizing the Nigerian Youths Towads Food Production and Rural Development., Journal of Rural Extension and Development.
    Vol.2(!) Pages: 44-49

  41. Egbule,P.E. (1998) Assessment the Impact of Rural Women on Agricultural Productivity in Delta State., Nigerian Journal of Science and Environment
      Vol.1(1) Pages: 7-13

  42. Egbule,P.E. (1998) Fine-tuning the Pre-vocational Education Programme Delivery in Nigerian Secondary Schools., Journal of Curriculum and Instruction
    Vol.6(1) Pages: 86-91

  43. Egbule,P.E. (1997) Curriculum Imperatives for Effective Programme Evaluation in Agricultural Education, Abraka Journal of Curriculum Studies
    Vol.3(1) Pages: 41-50

  44. Egbule,P.E. (1997) Vocational Education Versus Technological Development in Nigeria:Curriculum Implications., Journal of Curriculum and Instruction.
    Vol.2(2) Pages: 1-4

  45. Egbule,P.E. (1997) Job Satisfaction and Occupational Task Performance of Agricultural Science Teachers:Implications for crisis Management and Control in Schools., Perspectivs on Crucial Issues on Nigerian and African Education
    Vol.2(1) Pages: 144-155

  46. Egbule,P.E. (1997) Planning for Effective Distance Education Programme Delivery in Agricultural Education, ABSU Journal of Distance Education
    Vol. Pages: 236-242

  47. Egbule,P.E. (1997) Correlates of Job Satisfaction Among Agricultural Science Teachers in Imo State., Journal of Agriculture,Technology and Education
      Vol.2(1&2) Pages: 47-50

  48. Egbule,P.E. (1997) Improving Cassava Processing Technologies in Rural Communities in Delta Sate, Journal of Home Economics Research
      Vol.2 Pages: 7-10

  49. Egbule,P.E.&Obidinmma,E.O. (1995) Developing Positive Work Attitude for Leadership in Agricultural Education, Nigeria Vocational Journal
      Vol.8(2) Pages: 116-120

  50. Obidinma,E.O. &Egbule,P.E. (1995 ) Agricultural Teachers and Principal's Perceptions of some Factors for Effective Leadership in Agricultural Education Programme of Post-primary Schools in Imo State., Journal of Educaional and Vocational Studies (JEVS).
      Vol.1(2) Pages: 6-8

  51. Egbule,P.E. (1995) Relevance of Practical Work in Agricultural Education, Nigerian Journal of Vocational Instruction Development.
    Vol.3(2) Pages: 150-157