Mrs. Olufolakemi Adeniyi
A professional high school teacher with a background in Electrical Engineering.She holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (1990) along with a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Queensland, Australia (July 2003). Also a member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers, Justice of Peace JP(Qualified) as well as a registered Teacher in Brisbane, Australia.
Her engineering career commenced in 1990 as a Service Engineer with Portland Electrical repairs (a subsidiary of West African Portland Cement Plc.) as a National Youth Service Corps Member. She later joined John Holt Engineering as a Sales Engineer and also worked with Avery Nigeria Limited. Mrs Adeniyi joined Etco Nigeria Ltd in the Federal Capital Territory where she worked as a part of the team that supervised the electrical contract at the Central Bank of Nigeria Head Office until 2001 when her family migrated to Australia under the Skilled Migrant Visa Program.
On arrival in Australia in 2001, she developed a passion for a teaching career in Brisbane when she was requested as a teacher’s aide to assist within a primary school and as a temporary staff member of an After School Hours Care Organization. As a result, she enrolled for a graduate teaching program with the University of Queensland where she qualified as a professional teacher in 2003.
She has since acquired a wealth of experience having taught Mathematics, Science and Physics at Forest Lake College, Forest Lake State High School and Woodcrest State College in Brisbane. Achievements are as follows:
- Successfully taught Mathematics and Physics to year 11 and 12 students
- Supervised the verification of results, standards and exit levels of students in Year 12 in my role as Mathematics A panellist at Forest Lake College.
- Graded the Core Skills Written Exam (QCS) in my role as a part time Staff of Queensland Studies Authority (QSA). Organized and supervised Year 9 and 10 students of Forest Lake College to compete successfully in the inaugural Successfully Organised Overseas Recruitment Information Session in 2006- date.