The CTC approach was invented by Peter A. Okebukola in 2015 after over 40 years of researching with colleagues on how the confluence of culture, technology and context influences students learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Peter A. Okebukola the first African to win the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Communication and Popularisation of Science in 1992, is a Distinguished Professor of science and computer education at Lagos State University, Nigeria. He had his higher education at the University of Ibadan where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in 1973 followed by Master’s and Ph.D degrees in Science Education in the same university. He had specialised science and technology training at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), and Harvard University, both in Cambridge, USA. He is a Fellow of the Science Association of Nigeria (SAN), Fellow and President of the Nigerian Association for Environmental Education and Fellow and past President of the Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN).