Dr. D. Evelyn S. Kandakai was born on March 6, 1950 in Monrovia, Liberia. She holds a number of academic qualifications which include High School Diploma from the College of West Africa (1966), B.Sc. (Biology) from Cuttington College and Divinity School (1970), M.Sc. (Curriculum & Instruction and Tests & Measurement), University of Pennsylvania (1975), and Ed.D. (Curriculum & Teaching), Teachers College, Columbia University (1978).
Dr. Kandakai is a renowned educationist and researcher who has founded/authored/edited a number of publications, contributed several articles in reputable professional journals and delivered numerous papers at local and international conferences/seminars/workshops. She has made significant contributions to educational policy formulation and implementation in the West African Sub-region.
[caption id="attachment_1047" align="alignright" width="163"]Prof. Pius Augustine Ike Obanya[/caption]Prof. Pius Augustine Ike Obanya was born on May 29, 1939. He graduated from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 1968 with First Class (Honours) in Education/French. He also obtained a Ph.D (Education) from the University of Ibadan in 1973. For his post-graduate and post-doctoral training courses, Prof. Obanya attended the University of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (1967), Centre de Linguistique Appliquée de Dakar, University of Dakar, Senegal (1969/70), University of Aix-en-Provence, France (1974), University of York, UK (1975), Institute of International Education, University of Stockholm, Sweden (1976), among others.