Ogun 41R Conference

Its time for Ogun State, the gateway state to launch into the world of 4th Industrial Revolution where every school in Nigeria is turning into innovation hubs through STEM Education cum world innovative pedagogies and low cost technologies for global citizenship and School Administrators have a huge role to play in transforming the school system to meet these global trends.

This maiden edition of Conference is organized by TedPrime Hub in partnership with Ogun State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Microsoft Nigeria and other partners to bring together over 500 school heads, school owners and principals from both public and private schools across primary and secondary education domain on paradigm shift in education and learning, STEM in schools and future of work.

Activities include:

  •  Presentations
  • Exhibitions
  • Networking
  • Unveiling the STEM Lab for Ogun State Schools
Babatunde VaughanLearning Delivery Specialist at Microsoft

I leverage 10 years’ experience in training, customer success planning, and engagement, corporate communications, partnering, designing and directing complex projects across the education, ICT and non-profit sector.

With a passion for Africa and proven ownership of 21st century top skills, I design solutions that help schools, teachers and young people to experience transformational learning driven by technology. I train Africa’s young people to create more institutional and economic value for their societies.
With a firm focus, I lead innovation in education across schools and communities, and strategically advocate for and facilitate the access of people to quality education, and needs-based culturally-relevant learning resources.

Possessing a contagious stunt in digital transformation; training over 1,750 teachers locally and internationally, and engaging school owners and education thought leaders in smart investment approaches, I have excelled in guiding students and teachers to develop Future-Ready skills and to embrace digital tools, which has improved teaching and learning outcomes, and societal transformation.

Summed up, I prepare the young people of today for the world of tomorrow.

Babatunde VaughanLearning Delivery Specialist at Microsoft

I leverage 10 years’ experience in training, customer success planning, and engagement, corporate communications, partnering, designing and directing complex projects across the education, ICT and non-profit sector.

With a passion for Africa and proven ownership of 21st century top skills, I design solutions that help schools, teachers and young people to experience transformational learning driven by technology. I train Africa’s young people to create more institutional and economic value for their societies.
With a firm focus, I lead innovation in education across schools and communities, and strategically advocate for and facilitate the access of people to quality education, and needs-based culturally-relevant learning resources.

Possessing a contagious stunt in digital transformation; training over 1,750 teachers locally and internationally, and engaging school owners and education thought leaders in smart investment approaches, I have excelled in guiding students and teachers to develop Future-Ready skills and to embrace digital tools, which has improved teaching and learning outcomes, and societal transformation.

Summed up, I prepare the young people of today for the world of tomorrow.

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Engr. Funmilola OjeladePresident, Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN)

An APWEN member since 2003, Funlola has been a visible and effective leader in the Association at both executive and non-executive capacity. She was Chairman of the Abuja Chapter of APWEN (2011 – 2013). The Chapter experienced total rebranding under her leadership. Her invaluable works and impressive projection of the Association earned her the position of APWEN Brand Ambassador in October 2014.

Funlola is Manager (Currency Manufacturing) at the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Plc., the sole manufacturer of banknotes in West Africa. In 16 years of working with the Mint, she has progressed through the Supply Chain, handling various responsibilities in R&D, Quality Control, Production and Procurement.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and earned a Master’s degree in the same field from the University of Lagos. Presently, she is a Master’s degree candidate (Business & Management) at the Harvard University. Funlola has taken several career enhancement courses including Supply Chain Management program at the Cranfield University in the United Kingdom. She is a Chattered Engineer registered with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

Engr. Funmilola OjeladePresident, Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN)

An APWEN member since 2003, Funlola has been a visible and effective leader in the Association at both executive and non-executive capacity. She was Chairman of the Abuja Chapter of APWEN (2011 – 2013). The Chapter experienced total rebranding under her leadership. Her invaluable works and impressive projection of the Association earned her the position of APWEN Brand Ambassador in October 2014.

Funlola is Manager (Currency Manufacturing) at the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Plc., the sole manufacturer of banknotes in West Africa. In 16 years of working with the Mint, she has progressed through the Supply Chain, handling various responsibilities in R&D, Quality Control, Production and Procurement.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and earned a Master’s degree in the same field from the University of Lagos. Presently, she is a Master’s degree candidate (Business & Management) at the Harvard University. Funlola has taken several career enhancement courses including Supply Chain Management program at the Cranfield University in the United Kingdom. She is a Chattered Engineer registered with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

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Adetola SalauFounder - Carisma4u Educational Foundation

Adetola Salau is an international educator, Engineer and the author of more than ten books, one of which has been critically acclaimed as a roadmap for transforming our educational system; “Re-engineering minds for innovation”

She studied at Fordham University, New York; B.Sc in Chemistry. Also has 2 M.Sc’s in Chemical Engineering and in Engineering Management from Syracuse University, New York. Currently working on a PhD in Curriculum and the Science of Learning; University at Buffalo State University of New York.

She is driven by the desire to help students in Africa become future ready for their prosperity (using STEM-Science Technology Engineering Mathematics.) a STEM advocate who works towards the emergence of a vibrant Africa through the effective utilization of education.

She is the Founder and Executive Director of Carisma4U Educational Foundation, a social innovation organization that focuses on the transformation of the educational system especially STEM education in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

Adetola SalauFounder - Carisma4u Educational Foundation

Adetola Salau is an international educator, Engineer and the author of more than ten books, one of which has been critically acclaimed as a roadmap for transforming our educational system; “Re-engineering minds for innovation”

She studied at Fordham University, New York; B.Sc in Chemistry. Also has 2 M.Sc’s in Chemical Engineering and in Engineering Management from Syracuse University, New York. Currently working on a PhD in Curriculum and the Science of Learning; University at Buffalo State University of New York.

She is driven by the desire to help students in Africa become future ready for their prosperity (using STEM-Science Technology Engineering Mathematics.) a STEM advocate who works towards the emergence of a vibrant Africa through the effective utilization of education.

She is the Founder and Executive Director of Carisma4U Educational Foundation, a social innovation organization that focuses on the transformation of the educational system especially STEM education in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

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Hank NourseSenior Vice President & Chief Learning Officer

Hank Nourse leads the Academy's Global STEM Alliance (GSA), a bold initiative to advance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education worldwide. With more than 250 partners, and reaching participants in over 100 countries, the GSA directly engages tens of thousands of students and teachers annually, providing mentorship, skill building, and professional development spanning K–12 and higher education.

As the Academy’s principal voice on STEM education, Hank often speaks at conferences and provides strategic consulting to commercial and nonprofit education agencies around the world. He serves as a member of IBE-UNESCO’s technical advisory group on Future Competencies and the Future of Curriculum and sits on the board of the IoT Talent Consortium.

Hank joined the Academy in 2015, bringing more than 15 years of experience in the educational publishing and education technology industries, where he specialized in the creation of adaptive instruction and assessment programs for the K–12 market. He spent over 10 years at Scholastic, a global children's publishing, education, and media company, where he helped develop industry-leading education technology products such as READ 180, System 44, and iRead. He holds a Master’s degree in International Educational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Bachelor’s degree from Gonzaga University.

Hank NourseSenior Vice President & Chief Learning Officer

Hank Nourse leads the Academy's Global STEM Alliance (GSA), a bold initiative to advance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education worldwide. With more than 250 partners, and reaching participants in over 100 countries, the GSA directly engages tens of thousands of students and teachers annually, providing mentorship, skill building, and professional development spanning K–12 and higher education.

As the Academy’s principal voice on STEM education, Hank often speaks at conferences and provides strategic consulting to commercial and nonprofit education agencies around the world. He serves as a member of IBE-UNESCO’s technical advisory group on Future Competencies and the Future of Curriculum and sits on the board of the IoT Talent Consortium.

Hank joined the Academy in 2015, bringing more than 15 years of experience in the educational publishing and education technology industries, where he specialized in the creation of adaptive instruction and assessment programs for the K–12 market. He spent over 10 years at Scholastic, a global children's publishing, education, and media company, where he helped develop industry-leading education technology products such as READ 180, System 44, and iRead. He holds a Master’s degree in International Educational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Bachelor’s degree from Gonzaga University.

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Engr. Noimot Salako
Engr. Noimot SalakoDeputy Governor, Ogun State

Special Guest of Honour

Mrs. Ronke Soyombo
Mrs. Ronke SoyomboSpecial Adviser to the Governor on Primary, Secondary and Technical Education

Special Guest