Dr. (Mrs) Halira Babalola
Former Deputy Rector (Academics) Federal Polytechnic, Ede Osun State
Lead Paper Presenter

Dr. (Mrs) Halira Babalola

Dr. (Mrs) Halira Babalola
Former Deputy Rector (Academics) Federal Polytechnic, Ede Osun State
Lead Paper Presenter

Dr Babalola Halira Abeni is an educationist with over 30 years of experience in higher education teaching,administration, and management. She currently a Chief Lecturer in the department of General studies Federal Polytechnic Ede. She has taught and administered at the highest level of the Polytechnic system.

Education

She graduated from Bayero University, Kano with B.A English and went further to the University of Exeter, United Kingdom for her M.Ed. (TESP) and obtained her PhD.in Language Education from University of Ilorin. Nigeria.She is a member of TESOL, NIM, NESA and IPM.

Experience

1985 to date: since 1985 when she joined the Polytechnic system to date, she has been teaching English language and communication courses at all levels and held many management and administrative positions. She also served as chairperson and member of several institutional committees. Currently, chairperson of internalassessment committee for promotion of academic staff. She was the Deputy Rector between 2015 – 2017, Director of Academics Planning in the year 2011, Dean of School of Business Studies between 2005 – 2010, Head of Department of General Studies between 1995 – 2004

Publications

Published language teaching books as well as very many articles in academics journals both international and national as well as conference papers. I have attended many international conferences on language teaching and institutional administration and management.