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Akinola George Dosunmu

Akinola George Dosunmu
The Kola Scholars · Centre for Higher Education Research

Doctor of Philosophy
My research interest is promoting DEI for professional working women especially women of color in the workplace.

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Introduction
I am an innovative academic goal-driven and oriented person, motivated with analytical and verbal communication skills for research. High level of intellectual capacity to understand human-related issues, engage in learning, and create a challenging environment in achieving desired ambition. As an educational and humanities researcher, I have focused on working with senior researchers from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. While working as a research fellow, I have noticed high levels of unequa
Additional affiliations
April 2015 - May 2018
The Kola Scholars
Position
  • Project Manager
Education
January 2010 - September 2015
University of Pretoria
Field of study
  • Education Management, Law and Policy
May 2004 - November 2005
University of Ibadan
Field of study
  • Sociology
September 1995 - February 2000
Ogun State University
Field of study
  • Sociology

Publications

Publications (21)
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The efforts to reduce the widened effects of structural inequality for women in South Africa have resulted in varied experiences (Burns, Tomita, & Lund, 2017). The study problematised the unresearched and not well articulated social construct within the career experiences of women working in a telecommunication company in South Africa. This article...
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In Nigeria, lifelong learning is been promoted through adult learning for women, more education centers such as vocational learning centers were established to cater for female learners (Olaniyi FO, Acad J Interdiscip Stud 3:493, 2014). In other words, vocational centers were created to encourage girl-child and women to take on vocational skills pr...
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To date lifelong learning has in turn taken on empowerment perspective for women in developing countries in view of the occurrence of adult illiteracy among women. Studies have shown that lifelong learning focused mostly on improving adult literacy across African regions (UNESCO, Literacy and education for sustainable development and women’s empowe...
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In Nigeria, lifelong learning is been promoted through adult learning for women, more education centers such as vocational learning centers were established to cater for female learners (Olaniyi FO, Acad J Interdiscip Stud 3:493, 2014). In other words, vocational centers were created to encourage girl-child and women to take on vocational skills pr...
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This article offers insights into the concepts of lifelong learning and human capital development (HCD). It highlights HCD as the core of career advancement and lifelong learning for women as an important mechanism for progressing to senior management positions. The two concepts are considered in relation to women’s career choices and their profess...
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Girl’s educational opportunities tend to be circumscribed by patriarchal attitude. Lack of education has been a strong visible barrier to female participation in the formal sector. The social pressures on females such as early marriage and other extraneous factors as well as consideration of female education as secondary to that of boys and certain...
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Nigerian women are undeniably Nigerians. This bestow on their rights and privileges enjoyed by other Nigerians. However, over a decade now, numerous cases of women’s right violation such as acid baths, murder of women, rape, widow abuse, and physical assaults have occurred in Nigeria (Okeke, 2008). Ironically, it is only extreme cases of women’s ri...
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In recent decades, the dominant international view has been that housekeeping and childcare are the primary functions of the woman because nurturing and childcare are viewed as feminine traits. Thus, any other work place is not the concern area of women and that career and professional advancement is deemed unimportant to them Eun, (2011). Historic...
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The research work focus on issues of child labour among working children in Nigeria. The subject of children as the natural wealth of nations has been an area of active empirical investigations. Indeed numerous studies exists on group of children whose parents are homeless on the streets, some are abandoned runaway and have no families. Children wh...
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The issue of leadership role in industrial sector nowadays in Nigeria has generated various scholarly arguments among researchers. leadeship and employee relationship within the manufacturing and industrial sector of Nigeria are more of servant and master relationship which invariably determines the worker commitment to their various work within th...
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The research work focus on issues of child labour among working children in Nigeria. The subjects of children as the natural wealth of the nations has been an area of active empirical investigations. Indeed numerous studies exists on group of children whose parents are homeless on the streets, some are abandoned runaway and have no families . Child...
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The euphoria that greeted the use of Global System of Mobile Telecommunication (GSM) has reached its peak with grave implication for socio-economic conditions of many Nigerians same of who have been complaining about exploitation and unsatisfactory services provided by Global System of Mobile Telecommunication (GSM) operation in the country. Howeve...
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Globalization throughout history has generated a lot of controversy with the rise of global culture. Today Western cultures and practices has being transported into the existing cultural patterns of African societies. Unprecedented commu- nications, transportation and computer technology have given the process new impetus. In view of this the rich...
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The study investigated the euphoria nature of the use of drugs amongs youths of our tertiary institutions students. Also,m the study captures issues of drug abuse prevalennce in some of our various institutions in South Western Nigeria. Data were gathered through quantitative and qualitative methods out of which a total representations was choosing...
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The article captures the involvement of women in Governance in Nigeria. Also, the paper address the issue mof imbalance in political structure of Nigerian state. However, majority of Nigerian women at state level holding both political and elective position sees their male counterpart inhibiting their effective participation in Governanace in Niger...
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This article examines the role of mass media in the society with particular emphasis on its implication for national development. While employing a panaramic view, it takes as a starting point the concept of globalisation vis-a-vis the evolution of the mass media in Africa. The article revisits ythe professional code of conduct and ethics of the Ni...
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Awareness of the alrming rate of gender discrimination and it resultant effect on community development is very germane for the provision of effective strategies for sustainable growth and development. This study takes challenges to provide stakeholders and most importantly policymakers, who are responsible for developing and implementing effective...

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