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Francoise Anne-Marie Ugochukwu, French language educator, writer. Certified Institute of Learning and Teaching, 2000.


Ugochukwu, Francoise Anne-Marie was born on May 2, 1949 in Valence, Drome, France. Daughter of Charles Adrien Parent and Janine Victorine De Cavel.


Certified in Information Technology, University of Central Lancashire, 1999. Degree in Lettres classiques, University of Grenoble, France, 1970. Master of Arts in Lettres Classiques, University of Grenoble, France, 1971.

Degree in Lettres Anglais, University of Grenoble, France, 1971. Doctor, University of Grenoble, France, 1974.


Supply french teacher Academy de Grenoble, France, 1970—1971. Lecturer University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria, 1972—1984, reader in french, 1984—1988. Lecturing in french University of Central Lancashire, Preston, England, 1997—2005.

Professor of french University of Nigeria, 1988—1996. Habilitation a diriger des research University Chambery, France, 2002. Lecturer in French Open University, London, 1997—1998, University Salford, 2004—2005, Open University, Milton Keynes, England, since 2005.

Director Igbo-French dictionary project French Institute for Research in Africa, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, 1996—2004. Member accreditation team National Universities Commission, Nigeria, 1990. External collaborator National Center for Scientific Research-Language, Languages and Cultures of Afrique Noire Research Laboratory, Paris, since 2000.

Examiner Open University, Milton Keynes, England, since 1997, summer school tutor, Caen, France, since 1997, fellow Ferouson Centre. Casual translator Interpreting Superior vena cava syndrome, London Borough of Lewisham, London, 1997—2001.


  • Certified Institute of Learning and Teaching, 2000.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Translator: (novel) Omenuko. Author: La source interdite, 1984, Une poussiere d'or, 1987, Le retour des chauves-souris, 1993. Editor (and translator): Collection Of Oral Folktales.

      Author: Enquetes Charles Joisten, repertoire des communes et informateurs, Hautes-Alpes et Drome. Reviewer: Cahiers d'Etudes Africaines, since 1995, Journal des Africanistes, since 2002. Contributor Foundation Senghor Journal, 2002.

      Member editorial board: Nsukka Journal Humanities, 1987-1995. Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals., co-author.

      Author: Chizoba dans la ville, 2006, Contes ifbo de Tortue, 2006. Reviewer Africa, ELA.


Volunteer translator and interpreter Lewisham Refugee Network, London, 1997. Parent-governor and mentor Crofton School, 1996—1997. Member of Association pour l'etude des litteratures africaines, International Society Oral LIt. in Africa, Society for Francophone Postcolonial Studies., Society des Africanistes du Musee de l'Homme, Higher Education Academy, Institute of Linguists.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, drawing, singing, music.


Married Clifford Nwokeke Ugochukwu, April 15, 1974. Children: Etienne Chiagozie, Emilie Onyinyechi, Marie-Anne Ngozi, Philippe Chiemelie, Isabelle Amarachi.

Charles Adrien Parent

Janine Victorine De Cavel

Clifford Nwokeke Ugochukwu

Marie-Anne Ngozi Ugochukwu

Emilie Onyinyechi Ugochukwu

Etienne Chiagozie Ugochukwu

Isabelle Amarachi Ugochukwu

Philippe Chiemelie Ugochukwu