Olalekan Omoniyi Lawal

Mathematics Teacher
November 8, 1987

About Candidate

Olalekan Lawal is a natural learner, who desires to reach the zenith of his chosen career through self-development, research, and interactions with professionals in the field of education, research, and human power development. He had a background in engineering and a master’s degree in Science Education. Olalekan is enthusiastic about the teaching and learning process, human capital development as well as research.

He demonstrates high intellectual capacity, analytical ability, organizational skills, time management, administrative skill, and communication and interpersonal skills, among others.

Olalekan had over the years served as an Educator in various secondary schools. He is experienced in providing activities and materials that engage and develop students intellectually. Also, he had successfully prepared students of primary and post-primary schools for both internal and external examinations; and the students passed excellently well.

He had also served as Extension Officer (intermediary between the farmers in the field and subject experts). Olalekan was able to collaborate with farmers to significantly improve poultry bird management as well as proffered timely solutions to severe maize infestation.

He is registered with the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) as a Certified Teacher. Olalekan is research active and his research interest include curriculum development, interactive learning, game-based learning, mathematics and science education, etc.

Olalekan is a lover of challenge, and he is open to new opportunities.

Education

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M.ED Science Education

2020
National Open University of Nigeria

Master of Education in Science Education

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PGDE

2016
National Open University of Nigeria

Post Graduate Diploma in Education

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HND

2010
Federal Polytechnic, Bida

Higher National Diploma in Agricultural Engineering

Work & Experience

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Mathematics Teachet

August 1, 2021 - May 22, 2024
Top Elect College, Magboro

• Planned, and delivered lessons according to the educational needs of individual students in junior and senior classes with an average size of 25 – 30 students per class • Facilitated conducive environment for teaching and learning process, which resulted in improved students’ performance in Mathematics by 50% • Developed a mutual relationship with the individual learner; engaged in guidance and counselling, to help learners build moral character, as well as promote decision making • Assessed, evaluated, and reported students’ development and performance; to identify their strengths and weaknesses.

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Extension Officer

August 1, 2024 - July 31, 2020
Lagos State Agricultural Development Authority, Agege

• Collaborated with a group of 7 farmers to improve poultry management by 40% • Proffered timely solution to stop severe disease infestation of maize plantation that might have caused 80% loss of yield • Made use of data from research and technological developments to advise farmers to make data-driven decisions capable of increasing crop yield by 50% • Linked farmers to financial institutions for possible up to #10 million loan facilitation with less than 14% interest rate.

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Mathematics Teacher

September 16, 2024 - July 31, 2017
Lens Bridge College, Arepo

• Prioritised development of human capital through teaching, interpersonal relationship, and counselling; to effect desirable behavioural change • Registered and prepared students for public examinations, and recorded 80% pass with distinction • Engaged in planning and successful hosting of special events with about 500 attendees

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Mathematics/Science Teacher

October 22, 2014 - December 31, 2015
Captain College, Ojodu

• Co-ordinated and supervised a group of 30 students in out - of class settings • Managed school laboratory equipped with several apparatus for more than one academic calendar

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Science Teacher

March 1, 2013 - October 31, 2013
Faith Comprehensive College, Oro

• Created suitable conditions for the teaching and learning process, as well as curriculum development and implementation • Superintended school library and was accountable for over 500 books, shelves, and other school properties

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Teacher

July 1, 2011 - June 1, 2012
NYSC Model School, Tudun Wada

• Led an administrative reform that improved learners' enrollment by 45% • Co-ordinated extra-curricula activities for about 300 learners