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Adewumi Payne Akinhanmi

SEN Coordinator Whole School

Adewunmi Payne-Akinhanmi is an award-winning Special Needs Coordinator currently serving as the SENCO Whole School at the Grange School, founded in1958. Her credentials include a Master’s degree (in view) from the Institute of Education, University College London, United Kingdom, a Postgraduate diploma(PGDE) in Education from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the Premier University, University of Ibadan, various Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Programmes (in 5 continents of the world) and thirteen years of instructional experience. Adewunmi works with pupils withSpLD, ADHD, Autism, and SEBD (Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties)between the ages of 4 to 16. She's a seasoned teacher trainer, using her daily experience in the classroom in her sessions. Adewunmi is a member of Nasen UK and Council for Exceptional Children, USA. In well over a 12 years of being a Special Needs Educator, Adewunmi has trained extensively, contributed to various international conferences and delivered training courses for SENCos,teachers, parents and learning support assistants in different countries of the world including Nigeria, Egypt, United Kingdom and the United States of America.

SPEAKER SESSIONS

Neuroscience & Wellbeing

27 February 2020 | 11:30 - 12:00 | Navigating different Learning Paths using Digital/ICT tools

This Course is aimed at teachers, SEN teachers, support staff, SENCo, to

• Develop your understanding of the different areas of Learning Difficulties/SEN

• Explore different avenues of
personalizing learning to support students with learning difficulties to learn optimally in and out of
the classroom through effective use of ICT

•Highlight a variety of ICT/Digital tools that will reinforce, extend and accelerate learning for every child especially those with Learning Difficulties.

• Equip educators adequately to deliver first quality teaching in their classrooms/learning
environment so that no student is left behind. 

Future Leaders

27 February 2020 | 14:30 - 15:30 | Tackling Learning Difficulties in the 21st Century Classroom! Every Child Matters!

During this session, participants will explore the various avenues to personalize learning, making learning more engaging, sustaining student attention to the end of a task and being able to minimize stress and frustrations, usually associated with learning new concepts for students with SEN in the inclusive mainstream schools. They will learn how to design learning around individual student’s needs, strengths and capabilities, learning styles, developmental readiness, key area of intelligence and interests. Time tested strategies to encourage students to test new waters, to have faith in their own strengths, be creative and independent learners, while collaboratively exploring their curiosity and increasing enthusiasm about discovering new learning paths will be highlighted; these are necessary skills in the 21st-century classroom.