Olayiwola Isaiah Olufemi is an academic and administrator of repute. He received his B.Sc. (Edu.) in Mechanical from the University of Benin, Benin City in 1994, City and Guild of London Full Technology Certificate in 1986 and his National Certificate of Education (NCE) in Mechanical at Ibadan Polytechnic in 1984. Also went to Government Technical College, Osogbo where he obtained Federal Craft Certificate, WAEC Technical etc. He attended Baptist Day School Iree, Osun between 1968 and 1973 for his Primary Education.
He had his NYSC at Government Technical College, Port-Harcourt between 1984 and 1985. Immediately after the compulsory NYSC service, he joined the Lagos State Civil service in 1986 and he still functioning at full capacity till date. He started as a teacher at Government Technical College, Odomola-Epe and later transferred to
He started as a teacher at Government Technical College, Odomola-Epe and later transferred to Alaro Community High School, Iraye, Epe where he was between 1998 and 1999. He came back home again to Government Technical College, Odomola-Epe as Vice Principal (Academics) where he served again between 1999 and 2012 before he got transferred to Lagos State Technical and Vocational Education Board (LASTVEB) Headquarters to serve them as Director of MATP in 2012 and finally redeployed to Government Technical College, Odomola-Epe as a Principal of the College in 2014.
He attended some Seminars and Workshops like Leadership and Management Development Program for Teacher in Abuja Nigeria; Training on Public-Private-Partnership in Professional Training Development, Hackney Community College London; City and Guild of London Assessor Training; Development of National Occupation Standard (NOS); Paper Presentation at CAPA Conference in Gambia;
Merits and Awards received by him are Lagos State Government Ministry of Education 2010 Annual Education Merit Award; 3rd best SSS Vice Principal, NUT Epe Chapter- Award of Excellence on the 5th October, 2015; Diamond Award for Professional Excellence, Source Digest News on 17th November, 2016.
Amongst his Projects and Research, works are Pedal Lever Dust Bin, Gas Producing Plant from coconut/Palm Kernel Shell, Fabrication of 2,500 students Desk and Benches for Technical Colleges in Lagos State etc
He was the co-ordinator of various Youth Empowerment and Artisan Training Programmes. Wale Raji Youth Empowerment Skill Training Programme, ITF Youth Empowerment Skill Training Programme, Life Changer Youth Empowerment Skill Programme and Master Craft-men Skill Improvement Training Programme were few among the programmes he supervised.
He belong to the following PROFESSIONAL BODY/ASSOCIATION
- National Association of teachers of Technology (NATT) – Member
- National Association of Engineering Craftsmen – Corporate Member
Phone Number: 08082876247
Craft Engr. Olayiwola I. O .like listening to music and singing.