Folashade Adefisayo

commissioner of Education, Lagos State, Nigeria

Folashade Adefisayo is a Nigerian academic and a teacher. She is the current commissioner of Lagos State Ministry of Education.

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  • It is pertinent to note that every Secondary School in Lagos State uses the Schemes of Work for their daily teaching and learning process. No effective teaching and learning can take place in schools without recourse to it since all topics and scopes of the lessons to be taught are drawn from it.
    • [1] Mrs Folashade on curriculumn of secondary schools in 2019.
  • Sometimes, we wonder why a child is not doing well or clever and we say they are demon-possessed. Many times, many of the children we are teaching are in extremely traumatic situations.
    • [2] Mrs Folashade at 2nd Annual Child Trauma and Mental Health Conference in 2019.
  • Despite the fact that the number of Schools in Lagos, especially in the private sector, has increased tremendously, the yawning gap between demand and supply clearly shows that more schools are needed to meet our educational target. We need more private schools to come on board for us to be able to cater for the ever increasing education needs of a fast growing metropolis like ours.
    • [3] Mrs Folashade on the need for more private schools in 2019.
  • My joy knows no bounds that you took the challenge seriously and have made the state proud, especially with this sterling performance at the end of the competition and also with the trophy and gifts. I congratulate you all.
    • [4] Mrs Folashade commended Lagos state team after winning at competition in 2019.
  • Plans are also underway to ensure that our children in public schools are able to complete their term whenever the lockdown is lifted.
    • [5] Mrs Folashade speak on resumption during lockdown in 2020.
  • The most important aspect of learning is the quality of teachers and we did not have enough teachers to actualise the set plan for learning in our public schools.
    • [6] Mrs Folashade speak on the quality of teachers in an online show in 2020.
  • Parents are concerned about the cost of this programme, ranging from fees charged by schools to the cost of data and devices as well as the cost of fuelling generators to ensure steady electricity power supply.
    • [7] Mrs Folashade speak on tuition fee in 2020.
  • Feeding a child at N73.30k per meal is not healthy for growth; hence the government cannot be running a boarding system with same amount that has been in place for over 18 years.
    • [8] Mrs Folashade speak on increment of fee in 2021.
  • [9] Mrs Folashade speaks on teaching students decision making skills.
  • The world our children are going to live in is very different, it’s better to equip them with the skills needed for decision making. What we have to teach them (children) are the skills to make the right decision, especially when they face risky situations.

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  • The attention of the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, has been drawn to a write up being circulated on media space about a decision purportedly reached regarding the admission of under-aged pupils into Junior Secondary schools in Lagos State.
    • [10] Head, Public Affairs Unit of the education ministry, Mr Kayode Abayomi on basic education guidelines in 2020.

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