Stephen Bolaji

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20072019
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Research interests

Stephen Bolaji teaches undergraduate and graduate programs in the College of Education, Charles Darwin University. He had his education qualifications from two continents (Nigeria- Africa and Australia). Prior to joining CDU, he was a lecturer at the Department of Educational Foundations, University of Lagos, Nigeria. In 2009, Stephen won the highly competitive International Endeavor Scholarship to complete a second doctoral research study titled: Intent to Action: Overcoming Barriers to Universal Basic Education Policy Implementation in Nigeria, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia.  Stephen’s research interest is in Policy, Philosophy, Comparative, Sociology, History, Community Studies and Global Education. He is a qualitative researcher and well- grounded in using a range of qualitative instruments in collecting data for research projects. He derives satisfaction in guiding students through their teaching and research undertakings. Stephen enjoys golfing, teaching and conducting research.

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Research Output 2007 2019

  • 5 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Conference Paper published in Proceedings

Management of Universak Basic Education Policy in Villages in Nigeria

Bolaji, S., Campbell Evans, G. & Gray, J., 6 Nov 2019, In : Australian and International Journal of Rural Education. 29, 3, p. 76 - 91 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
basic education
Nigeria
rural area
village
management

Reversing the Trend of Educational Disparity in West Africa

Bolaji, S., Jalloh, S., Imonitie, O. & Walon-Jalloh, A., Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Learning and Development. 8, 2, p. 130-142 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
West Africa
trend
Sierra Leone
school
World Bank

Deregulation of higher education in Nigeria: A call for restraint

Noah, A. O. K., Oni, A. A. & Bolaji, S. D., 2017, Innovating University Education: Issues in Contemporary African Higher Education. Ssempebwa, J., Neema-Abooki, P. & Musaazi, J. C. S. (eds.). African Books Collective, p. 51-57 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

deregulation
Nigeria
education
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The perils of bureaucratic complexity: Education for all in Nigeria

Bolaji, S., Campbell-Evans, G. & Gray, J., 10 Jan 2017, In : International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies. 9, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
basic education
Nigeria
education
UNICEF
document analysis

Universal basic education policy implementation in Nigeria

Bolaji, S. D., Campbell-Evans, G. & Gray, J., 2016, In : KEDI Journal of Educational Policy. 13, 2, p. 137-158 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
basic education
policy implementation
Nigeria