Invited Papers and Conference Papers
Ekpo, C. M. (2009). Innovative Practice in the Adaptation, Improvisation and Utilization of Indigenous Resources to Complement Curriculum Resources for the Attainment of Educational Goals. A lead paper presented at the Akwa Ibom State NAEMT workshop with the theme, “Educational Technology and he Challenges of Attaining Educational Goals in Nigeria”. Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Asurua, April 27 – 30, 2009. Download
Ekpo, C. M. (2009). Africa Fit for Children: A call for Accelerated Action Towards their Survival. A paper presented at the 2009 Celebration of the African Child. Women Development Centre, Uyo, June 16, 2009. Download
Ekpo, C. M. (2010). Conducting School-Based Action Research on Mainstreaming Gender in STM Education. A lead paper presented at the Gender and SMT National Workshop in Umuahia, Abia State, April 22, 2010. Download
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2010). Recovery Begins With Teachers. A Keynote Address presented at the 2010 World Teachers’ Day Celebration in Akwa Ibom State, held at Uyo Stadium, Tuesday, 5th October, 2010. Download
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2012). Career Women and National Transformation. A paper presented at the First National Retreat on Women Development, Peace and National Transformation tagged, “IBOM 2012” held at Le Meridien, Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort, Uyo. 15th – 18th February, 2012. Download
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2012). The Role of Stakeholders in Ensuring the Success of the Transforming Project in Akwa Ibom State. Being a lecture presented to the First Annual Critical Issues Lecture Series and Integrity in Leadership Award Ceremony organized by Open Forum Magazine, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Friday May 25th, 2012, held at Civil Service Auditorium. Download
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2012). The Transformation Agenda: Issues and Challenges. A keynote address. Presented at the Fifth National Conference organized by the Association of Female Teachers on Tuesday, September 3, 2012 at International Conference Centre, Abuja. Download
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2012). ICTs Education in Schools in the Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom Cross River, Edo and Delta (BRACED) States: A Review. A paper - presented at the BRACED Education Summit with the theme; “Empowering All Through Quality Education”. Held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, 15th – 17th Nov., 2012. Download
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2012). Education: Key To Empowering African Girl Child To Lead. Being a Paper presented at All African Women Leaders’ Summit 2012, held at Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Nairobi, Kenya. November 21 – 25, 2012. Download
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2012). Stress Management. A paper presented at the Women Workshop organized by the Pastors Wives Fellowship held at Insight Bible Church, Uyo. April 15, 2013. Download
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2014). Equality For Women Is Progress For All. A keynote Address presented at the 2014 International Women’s Day Celebration at Federal University of Technology, Owerri on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Download
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2014). Quality Education: Bedrock for National Development in Nigeria: The Way Forward for Nigeria. A keynote Address presented at the occasion of the Foundation Laying Ceremony of Praxis Catholic e-School Library Block in the Permanent site of the College on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Download
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2014). Education for Unity and Development. An address presented at the Nigeria Economics Students’ Association (NESA), Bingham University on Saturday, May 17, 2014. Download
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2015). Gender and Leadership in Higher Education: The Issue of the Girl-Child. A paper presented at the Higher Education Resource Services (HERS), West Africa held at Obafemi Awolowo University Conference Centre, Ile Ife on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Download
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2017). Raising Literacy Level of Children in Difficult Circumstances: A Case Study of Jolly Phonics Projects in Nigeria. A paper presented at 32nd Annual Congress of the Nigerian Academy of Eduation held at University of Benin, Nigeria on November 6 - 10th, 2017. Download
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2016). Entrepreneurial Education Curriculum: A Critical Look at the Basics. A lead paper presented at the 11th Annual Research Conference and Fair held at the Multipurpose Hall, University of Lagos, Nigeria on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Download
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2017). Educational Technology for Qualitative Education Provision in Nigeria. In Access, Quality and Relevance in Nigerian Education. Download
Ekpo, C.M. (1985). A Survey of Patterns of Mass Media used by Post Primary School Students in Nigeria. Presented at the First National Workshop on Relevance in Nigeria Education. University of Ife, 28 - 30 October.
Ekpo, C. M. (1991). Towards a model of Effective Media Integration into Secondary School Curriculum. Presented at the Faculty of Education Seminar, University of Cross River State, Uyo, 17th April.
Ekpo, C. M. (2000). Teacher Training Needs in Educational Technology for the Millennium. A paper presented at the National Conference on Educational Reforms in Nigeria for the New Millennium, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, November, 2000.
Ekpo, C. M., Orok, A. M., Ekukinam, T. U., and Okon, U. A. (2002). Gender Socialization Practices of the Ibibio and Academic Performance of Girls in Science and Technology. Theme Paradigm Shift (G – STEPS) New Challenges for Gender Distributive Justice and Equity. A paper presented at the 11th GASAT International Conference, Mauritius, July 6 to 11, 2003.
Ekpo, C. M. (2002). Assessment of Computer Literacy Level Among Secondary School Teachers in Akwa Ibom State. A paper presented at the First National Conference and Workshop on Teaching and Learning Science, Technology and Mathematics (STM) for Optimum Benefits. University of Uyo; March 13 – 16, 2002.
Ekpo, C. M. and Obinaju, Q. (2003). Effects of Resource Exploitation on Women and Children in the Niger Delta Region. A paper presented at the University of Uyo and Lancaster University Link Workshop. Effects of Intense Resource Exploitation on the Environment of the Niger Delta, Community Centre, University of Uyo: October 30, 2003.
Ekpo, C. M., Etim, Felicia, Ekong; Antia Obong; Okon; Uduak (2003). Paradigm shift of Nigerian Women Towards Science and Technology Advancement: A case study of Ibibio Socialization Patterns. HHP: GASAT. Canada Org./conference/Cl. Html GASAT II International Conference.
Ekpo, C. M. (2004). Gender, Globalization and Development. A Paper presented At FAIWA Home – Coming Dinner 2004, 4th December, 2004.
Ekpo, C. M. (2004). The Personnel Factor in a Functional School Library Resource Centre. Presented at the 19th Annual Conference of the Nigerian School Library Association Held at the National Library Hall Bida Road, Kaduna, 22nd – 26th March, 2004.
Ekpo, C. M. (2005). Well-Being In Contemporary Time. Presented At the Valedictory Service of Federal Government Girls’ College, Ikot Obio Itong - Akwa Ibom State. 23rd July, 2005.
Ekpo, C. M. (2005). Implementation of UBE programme in Nigeria: Focus on Teacher Education Programme. A paper presented at a Two Day workshop State Primary Education Board (SPEB) to State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB): challenges and opportunities organized by KDD concept and Resource in collaboration with Abia State UBEB, held on 3rd & 4th August, 2005.Okpara Auditorium, Umuahia, Abia State.
Ekpo. C. M. (2005). Collaborative Learning in the Continuing Development of secondary school teachers in Nigeria? Who is developing whom? A paper presented at the 2005 International conference IPDA. Theme: continuing Professional Development: who’s developing whom? South Birmingham: Hillscourt Conference Centre, Rednal. U.K. December 9 - 10, 2005.
Ekpo, C. M. (2006). Qualitative Education As An Instrument for Sustainable Development in Akwa Ibom State. A paper presented at the 2nd Ibom People’s World Summit, “The transformation of Akwa Ibom State into a Land of Equity, Opportunities and Fulfillment” held in Uyo from September 6 – 9, 2006.
Ekpo, C. M. (2007). Learner-Friendly Techniques. A paper presented at the workshop organized by Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria with the theme, “Back to Basic: Skills in Pedagogy”. Agatha Garden Hotel, Ewet Housing Estate, Uyo, June 6, 2007.
Ekpo, C. M. (2007). Women, Politics and National Development: The Challenges of the 21st Century. A keynote address presented at the 12th Annual National Conference of Women in Colleges of Education, Ömoku, Rivers State, 2007, November 12 – 15, 2007.
Ekpo, C. M. (2008). Resourcefulness in the Classroom. A paper presented at the Teachers’ Intensive Training Workshop 2008, held at Onyema Ugochukwu Hall, University of Uyo.
Ekpo, C. M. (2008). The Relevance of the Girl- child Education. A paper presented at the Scholarship Presentation of the Forum for African Women Educationists (FAWE) Uyo chapter, Uyo. May. 14, 2008.
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2012). Education in Human Development and Progress. Being a Keynote Address presented at the National Leadership Empowerment Conference, held at Gospel Village, Abak. May 10TH – 13TH 2012.
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2014). Woman: Instrument of Change. A Keynote Address presented at the occasion of the annual Conference of Goodnews City Chapel, Uyo on Thursday, March 13, 2014.
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2014). Making the Most out of your Life (aka) Maximizing Your Potential. A paper presented at the Virtuous Women Services Foundation – Zion 2014 Conference held in Gospel Village, Abak, Akwa Ibom State on Thursday August 7, 2014.
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2014). The Role of Youths in Moving Selves, Church and the Society Forward. A keynote address presented at the Methodist Church Nigeria, Ifa Ikot Idang during her 2014 annual youth camp/rally on Saturday, August 16, 2014.
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2015). The Akwa Ibom State Future and Challenges of Leadership Opportunities. A paper presented at the occasion of Akwa Ibom State Chapter Inauguration and Investiture ceremony of the Chartered Institute of Leadership. At Civil Service Auditorium, Idongesit Nkanga Secretariat Complex, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday, January 29, 2015.
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2016). ICT and Teacher Education for Sustainable National Development: Making the Training Sustainable. A lead paper presented at the 37th Annual International Conference of the Educational Media and Technology Association of Nigeria (EMTAN) held at University of Lagos, Nigeria on October 18, 2016.
Ekpo, Comfort M. (2015). A Message of Goodwill presented at the occasion of 1st National Jolly Phonics Trainers’ Conference organized by the Universal Learning Solutions at University of Calabar from the 8th – 10th of June, 2015.