Folasade Adefisayo is the Principal Consultant/CEO of Leading Learning Limited, an educational consultancy incorporated in 2014. Since she started her own consulting practice, she has consulted for public and private schools, state governments, NGO’s and development partners. Her areas of professional focus include teacher training, leadership training, school set-up and schools’ transformation.
She has nearly 40 years working experience spanning banking operations, organizational restructuring, human resource management, international trade and education. She retired from Corona Schools’ Trust Council in 2010 after twelve years of service. During this period, she was the Executive Director and CEO for over 8 years and retired in August 2010. She voluntarily served as the Director of the Corona Secondary School, Agbara from 2010 to 2014 and finally retired from the services of the Trust Council in August 2014.
Folasade Adefisayo is an education activist with a passion for student learning, school transformation and teacher training. She is deeply concerned about the learning crisis in Nigerian schools and has volunteered to work with the Federal Government, Lagos State Government, Osun State Government and Oyo State Government. She is also dedicated to improving other peoples’ lives and has served as a volunteer with a number of NGOs – Federal Nigerian Society for the Blind, Volunteer Corps, Junior Achievement, Fate Foundation, Yedi, Teach for Nigeria, Oando Foundation, SWORTE Talks among others.
She was a Merit Award winner of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and a University Scholar of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. In 2011, she decided to get certified as a professional educator and embarked on an online post-graduate course of the University of Nottingham. Folasade Adefisayo graduated with distinctions at both the diploma and master’s levels.
Folasade Adefisayo is widely traveled and has been to Europe, North America, Far East, Middle East and nearly all countries in Africa.