I hold a Nigeria Certificate in Education (N.C.E.) in Deaf Education/Social Studies from Federal College of Education (Special) Oyo, a Bachelor Degree in Special Education/Social Studies (Deaf Education) from University of Jos, Master and Doctoral degrees in Special Education, precisely in Deaf Education from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria with expertise in

Inclusive Education. I have decades of work experience which cut across teaching and working with persons with special needs ininclusive schools (elementary, secondary and tertiary levels) and out of school. I am a member of different professional bodies, these include: Educational Sign Language Interpreters Association of Nigeria (ESLIAN); Teachers Registrations Council of Nigeria (TRCN); Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator and Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM).

 Interests: Special/Inclusive Education, Research, Programme Management, Social Work Services



Popoola O . and Chikere O. E. (2021). Home Background as Correlates of Academic Self-efficacy among

Students with Hearing Impairment in Oyo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Issues on Disabilities

(IJID) 5(1) 20-25



 Chapter in Book Already Published

  1. Ajayi E. O. and Popoola O (2020). Sustainable Development Goals: A Sustainable Tool for

Socio-Economic Inclusion of Special Needs Persons in Nigeria. In A. A. Ufford and B. A. Adebiyi (Eds.)

Special Needs Education: A Viable Tool for Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria. Ibadan. 485-498.


 Conference Proceeding


  1. Popoola O. (2022). Manual Communication as Predictor of Vocabulary Knowledge of College of

Education Students with hearing impairment in Oyo State, Nigeria. Proceedings of the 7th Biennial

National Conference, Organised by School of Special Education, 13th-17th June, 2022, Federal

College of Education (Special), Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria.