Faculty of Education
Name: Professor Umma Abdulawahid
Rank: Dean Faculty of Education
The Faculty is headed by Professor Umma Abdulwahid, a Professor of Educational Psychology,born on 22nd November 1958 in Dabi, Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa State, she attended Shehu Abdullahi Primary School, Kaduna , Federal Government College Maiduguri in the year 1966-1972, 1973-1977 were she obtained her Primary School Leaving Certificate, West African School Certificate and University of Maiduguri, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria for her M.Ed (Psychology) , Ph.D (Educational Psychology) between 1983-1985 , 1988-1995 respectively.
A Fulbright International Scholar of Yale University, New Heaven, Connecticut, U.S.A. started her teaching carrier in year 1982,she was once Deputy Director Science and Technology Education, Deputy Director Schools and Higher Education all in Department of Education, FCDA, Abuja, and also Provost, FCT College of Education, Zuba, Abuja,until her appointment she was Director, School of General and Preliminary Studies, Sule Lamido University and has chaired a number of different commitees in the University.
Professor Umma, a seasoned educationist supervised 7 PhD,13 Masters and many undergraduate research projects and also contributed a lot in the academia among her publications include: Abdulwahid, U. & Abdulwahab, I.(2019) Assessing Effect of Teacher Verbal Abuse Behavior, Class Participation and Problem Behavior on Academic Achievement of Senior Secondary School Student in Jigawa State, Jigawa Journal of Multi Disciplinary Studies 2(1)PP49-58; Moses,Victor. & Abdulwahid,Umma.(2018) Mediating influence of academic self efficacy on the Nexus Between Cognitive Engagement and Learning Outcome of Secondary SchoolStudents2(1)pp1-8;Abdulwahid,Umma & Usman Mohammed Mamun.(2018)Social and Emotional Consequences of Displacement Among Internally Displaced Women in Hadejia Metropolis, Jigawa Journal of Multidisciplinary studies 1(1)pp69-74 ; Victor Moses, &Abdulwahid U.(2018) Comparative Analysis of Academic Performances of Sleep-Deprived versus Non Sleep Deprived Undergraduate Students. Journal of Education and Practice. 9(6)8-13. IISTE ICI 7.15; as well as Abdulwahid, U.(2018) Effect of Graded Exposure Technique on School Phobia amongSecondary School Students in Jigawa State Nigeria. International Journal of Educational Benchmark, 9(3) 91-100 University of Uyo. ISSN 2489-0170online, 2489-4162 print. ISI .861; Victor Moses, &Abdulwahid U.& E.F. Adeniyi (2017) Examining Relationship Between Emotional Disposition and Academic Self-Efficacy among University Undergraduate Students.International Journal of Educational Research and Management Technology Volume 2 Number 4. Rivers State University of Science and Technology. 101 – 114; Abdulwahid. U,(2017) Effect of Metacognitive Planning Strategy on Test Anxiet Among Low Achieving Secondary School Students in Mathematics in Jigawa State, Nigeria. Journal of the Nigeria Council of Educational Psychologist.1(11) 111-122 ISSN: 1596-9398 ; Abdulwahid. U, & Usman Mamun (2017) An Assessment of Needs, Access to Public Service and Vulnerabilities among Internally Displaced Persons in Hadejia and Kafin Hausa Communities Nigeria. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 5 (6).130-137 ISSN 2321-9203 www.theijhss.com;Yunusa U, &Abdulwahid. U, (2017) Effect of Peer Tutoring Instructional Strategy on Retention and Achievement among Learning Disabled Biology Senior Secondary School Students in Niger State Nigeria. Kano Journal of Educational Studies 5(1) 27-36 Bayero University Kano. ISSN 4308-6525 27-36; Dramanu Y.B &Abdulwahid. U, (2016) Relationship Between Social Environment And Academic Performance of Junior High School Students in Ghana. Journal of Counselling Education and Psychology 4(1) 1-14 University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana. ISSN O855-9341.
Umma is a professional member of National Council for Exceptional Children, Counselling Association of Nigeria, American Psychological Association, World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Nigerian Society for Child Protection, and Primary Education Studies Association of Nigeria and she is blessed with two female children.