Ben has managed several national and international researches/projects aimed at introducing sustainable educational innovations. Many of the projects completed were funded by the World Bank, UNESCO, HP, ATPS, and ETF (now TETFund) and were based on empirical evidences as well as international best practices.

Ben holds bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees in Vocational Industrial Technical Education. He has 22 years experiences in academics (Graduated over 40 Master's degree and 10 Ph.D. TVET students and counting). He has co-authored and edited six books in metalwork technology, descriptive geometry, teacher education and instruction, curriculum development and educational technology, and methodology for formal and non-formal technical/vocational education. He has published more than 70 papers in various learned journals and presented several international workshop papers in Nigeria, Mozambique, India, United Kingdom, Kenya, France, Germany, South Africa, Uganda, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Italy and United States of America.

His research interests are on informal sector training, non-formal education, instructional system design, training programme development, entrepreneurship, workforce education, instructional technology/eLearning and change management. In the recent past, Ben Ogwo has been trained on the modern best practices at the Ohio State University, USA on Test Development and DACUM (Developing a Curriculum).