A teacher, capacity development expert, public speaker and thought leader with over ten years' experience in the education space with expertise in teachers' capacity development and EdTech for teachers and students. I am very passionate about innovation, creativity, digitization and democratization of quality learning content in solving the global learning crisis. A firm believer in the capacity of Educators all over Africa to build the future that we seek. Founder, Teachers Academy Africa
Omotayo Olorunfemi has over ten years’ experience in the Education sector with expertise in O’Level and A’ Level Chemistry, student’s capacity development, Teacher’s capacity development and Technology in Education.
He possesses an O.N.D and B.TECH(Hons.) in Chemical Engineering, PGDE in Science Education and M.Ed (In view) in Education Planning and Administration. He is a Google Certified Educator (Level 1), a Microsoft Innovative Educator, a registered member of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria and also a member of the Microsoft Educators community.
Olorunfemi is the Founder of TEACHERS ACADEMY AFRICA a Teachers’ Capacity and Professional development and EdTech Solutions Provider which is poised to address the skill gap of Educators by upskilling them to prepare their students for the 21st Century and the future of work.
Olorunfemi has partnered with LEARNFACTORY NIGERIA in implementing the Google impact challenge and Google Online safety project in 2019, he currently partners with Striving for Greatness Initiative in implementing the TEACHERS CONFERENCE NG project majorly being sponsored by Google.
Olorunfemi is the host of Rethinking Education Podcast (featured on Google, Apple, Spotify, Breaker, PocketCasts and RadioPublic podcast platforms), the creator of TEACHERS ACADEMY AFRICA YouTube channel, the Convener of Rethinking Education Summit and the Organizer and Co-Organizer of TEDxAbayi and TEDxAbiaStatePoly respectively.
Olorunfemi holds a certificate of Honor from the National Mathematical Centre, a certificate of completion in Artificial intelligence and python programming masterclass from Data Science Nigeria,an award certificate for the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) advocacy program from NYSC, a capacity building certificate on entrepreneurship from the Bank of Industry (BOI) and was one of the top eight (8) national finalist at the FATE FOUNDATION aspiring entrepreneurs(Digital) program sponsored by FACEBOOK Nigeria in 2019.
Olorunfemi is very passionate about Youth development and the digitization and democratization of quality learning content in solving the global learning crisis and a firm believer in the capacity of Educators all over Africa to create the future they seek to see in the Education Industry and an advocate of SDGs Goal 4,5 and 8.
Olorunfemi loves reading, travelling, speaking, mentoring and engaging in Community building Initiatives.