IDOWU, Stephen Olufemi, BA. Ed. English, M.Ed. and Ph. D. Language Education. He attended the Ogun State (now Olabisi Onabanjo) University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State and University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He has a rich teaching career of 39years spanning through all levels of Nigerian Education system i.e. from the elementary to the tertiary. His contribution to knowledge through research in Language Education covers reading, literature and methodology. He is a Senior Lecturer, Department of English Education of the Lagos State University of Education. His administrative experience includes Head, Department of English, Dean, School of Languages, Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship Education, Director, Siwes, Teaching Practice and Immersion Programmes, Director, Water Factory and Chairman, Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee at Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Noforia-Epe, Lagos State, Nigeria. His service to humanity touches not only the academic but also, the social and religious spheres of life. He served as member of Governing Council Ogun State University,1993 – 1995 and Academic Board Representative on the Governing Council of Mocped, 2015- 2020. He is a member of the University Senate representing the Congregation. He is Director, Christian Education, Christ Image Assembly International and Director of Training, PFN Ijebu Region 1, Ogun State, Nigeria.

    1. Idowu, O.S. & Ogundeko, I. R. (2024). Mitigating Cognitive Challenges Faced by Teachers of English in Teaching and Learning Reading in Nigerian Secondary Schools. PUPIL: International Journal of Teaching, Education and Learning, 8(1), 47-63. DOI
    2. Idowu, S. O., Ogunnorin, S. A., Ogunniyi, O. O., Owosoro, A., & Kaka, B. (2023). Analysis of Students’ Assessment of Two Prescribed Texts Towards Achievement of Literature in English Learning Objectives in Oyo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Vol. 13 • No. 5 • October 2023.
    3. Idowu, S. O. & Olabode, O. T.  (2023). Assessment of the Role of Children’s Literature in Building an Incorruptible Global Nigerian Community. International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology, 8 (8).
    4. Idowu, S. O. (2023) Literature: A veritable instrument for sustainable peace and development in Nigerian society. Journal of Early Childhood Care and Primary Education (JECPED), Vol. 2(1)
    5. Idowu, S. O. & Ogunniyi, O. O.  (2023). The place of a true Special Education System for English Language Learners in Nigeria. International Journal of Research in Social Science and Humanities, Vol 4(8). The place of a true special education system for English language learners in Nigeria.
    6. Idowu, S. O (2023) An Examination of Senior Secondary School Students’ Perception of Challenges Facing Teaching and Learning Literature in English in Ogun State, Nigeria. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science, vol. 7(7) 681-690.
    7. Idowu, S. O. & Gbadebo, A. D. (2023) English Language Teaching: The Place of Information and Communication Technology Tools. International Journal of Arts and Social Sciences Education, Vol. 8. No. 2, 56-62.
    8. Idowu, S. O. (2023) Improving the NCE English Language Students’ Achievement in Prose Fiction through Cooperative Strategy. International Journal of Arts and Social Sciences Education, Vol. 8. No. 2, 15-22.
    9. Idowu, S. O. & Abimbola, O. G. (2023) Examining the Efficacy of Integrating Assistive Technology Solutions in Teaching and Learning of Literature in English in Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology, 8 (6), 167-174.
    10. Idowu, S. O. & Ogunniyi, O. O.  (2023) A Survey of Readership Quality of Senior Secondary Schools Students in Ijebu Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State, Nigeria. ISE:AKOZI: Journal of Nigerian Languages and Linguistics, 1 (1),
    11. Idowu, O. & Popoola, A. G. (2022) English Language Teachers’ Cognition on Reading as a Language Skill in Oyo State. International Journal of Language Education, (IJLE), 1(1), 70-77.
    12. Idowu, O. (2022) Literature Circles as a Model of Prose Fiction Instruction at Colleges of Education in Lagos State. African Journal of Educational Research. 27, 36-40
    13. Oladunjoye, S. A. O. & Idowu, O. (2022) Students’ Engagement, Motivation and English PR Language Achievement of Secondary School Students in Ogun State. Journal of International Association of Language Educators (JIALE). ISSN 2782-7712 Vol 3.
    14. Idowu, O. (2022) Efficacy of Peer-To-Peer Learning Strategy on English Language College Students’ Social and Academic Achievement in Oyo and Osun States, Nigeria. KIU Journal of Social Sciences, Kampala International University ISSN: 2413-9580; 8(4): 145–156.
    15. Idowu, O. (2022) Effects of Gender and Source of Basic Education on Pre-Teachers’ Achievement in English Language Prose Fiction. KIU Journal of Humanities, Kampala International University ISSN: 2415-0843; 7(4): 59-67.
    16. Oladunjoye, S. Olaluwoye, L and Idowu, S. (2016) Nigerian Universities’ English Teachers’ Education Programme and its relevance to Senior Secondary School Reading Class. British Journal of Education vol 4(11).
    17. Idowu, S.O., Yede, F. S., & Ogunnorin, S. A. (2013) Millenium Development Goal for Peace and Security through Literature Education in Mocped International Journal of Education. vol. 1& 2 2013.
    18. Idowu, S.O. (2012) Literature: Panacea for Conflict Resolution in Nigeria Tertiary Institutions. Fountain Journal of COEASU, Vol. 1No. 1, 47-54.
    19. Idowu, S.O and Oladipo Bola (2008) A Stylistic Appraisal of Nawal El Saadawi’s Woman at Zero Point. Journal of Languages and Literature Teaching (JOLALT) 6(1) 51 – 57.
    20. Idowu, S. (2007) Literature: The Unbiased Counselor of the World – a Critical Examination of The Naked Masquerade: Oyo Journal of Languages and Literature iv(i), 35 – 46.
    21. Idowu, S. (2006) Use of Literature in English Class: The Barometer to English Language Proficiency in Primary school Pupils. Journal of Languages and Literature Teaching 5(1) 29 – 33.
    22. Idowu, S. (2001) Effective Teaching of Literature in the Elementary Schools. Kusugu Journal of Research, Katsina. 1(2) 120 -129.
    23. Idowu, S. (1998) Teaching in the Indigenous Languages: Prospects and Challenges. APNILAC, A Journal of Nigerian Languages and Culture: 1(1 and 2) 91 -99.
    24. Idowu, S. O. (1997) The Significance of Language in Mass Mobilisation of Nigerian Populace for National Development. Nigerian Journal of Social Studies Review, 6 (1), 35-39.
    25. Idowu, S. (1996) the Importance of Language in the Development of Sciences. Lacoped Journal of Primary Science 1 (2), 60 – 72