Academic Planning Unit is an integral arm of the Office of the Rector and it is headed by a Head, who reports directly to the Rector. The Unit was established in September 2017 and saddled with the responsibility to co-ordinate and restructure academic activities of the Polytechnic in compliance with NBTE standards. APU was also established to address issues of data collection and analysis, as well as drawing useful inference for management decisions.
PROFILE OF THE HEAD
Dr. T. N. Dahunsi is the Pioneer Head, Academic Planning Unit. His appointment took effect from 12th October, 2017. Dr. Dahunsi was born at Inisa, Osun State on 4th April, 1970. He obtained the West African School Certificate of examinations from Onaolapo Memorial Secondary School, Ikirun, Osun State, in 1988. Thereafter, he attended Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Language, which he bagged at Upper Division Level in 1997. He attended Aston University, Birmigham, Uk, where he bagged a Master of Arts degree in Forensic Linguistic in 2012. He also attended the National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi, India, where he was awarded the International Diploma in Educational Planning and Administration in 2013. In 2017, he obtained Ph.D in English Language from the University of Ilorin Kwara State.
Dr. Dahunsi possesses other numerous certificates including five (5) Modular Certificates awarded by the National Universities Commission’s Virtual Institute for Higher Education Pedagogy (2004); Certificate in Electronic Data Processing awarded by Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife (1996); Certificate of Participation in a 2-week Summer School in Applied Linguistic held at the University of Birmingham (UK). He is currently a Lecturer I in the General Studies Department of the Polytechnic. He is a Member of the Association of Nigeria Universities’ Professional Administrations (ANUPA), Institute of strategic Management (ISM), International Association of Teachers of English as a foreign Language and the British Association of Applied Linguistic (BAAL).
The Unit is headed by the Head, who is supported by a number of administrative staff. For efficiency and ease of administration, the Unit is divided into:
The following are the pioneering staff of the Academic Planning:
Dr .T. N. Dahunsi
Mr. V. U. Egwim
Administrative Officer II
Mr. Abdulaziz B. Aliyu
Programme/System Analyst II
Mr. O. R. Olorunlogbon
Mr. T. A. Tiamiyu
Confidential Secretary III
VISION, MISSION, AND CORE VALUES
To provide a robust Educational Management Information System and educational planning support and advice to enhance decision-making in the Polytechnic.
To ensure adherence to academic standards, through quantitative and qualitative database, innovation, strategic planning and effective service delivery.
The Acronym for the Academic Planning Unit of FEDPOLEL’s core values is DATA, standing for:
D – Dedication A – Accountability T – Teamwork A – Accessibility
MANDATES (CORE FUNCTIONS) OF FEDPOLEL APU
The functions of the Academic Planning Unit of Federal Polytechnic, Ile-Oluji are: