Adewunmi Payne Akinhanmi

Adewunmi Payne-Akinhanmi is an award-winning Special Education Needs Educator of more than 14 years coordinating learning provision for pupils ages 0-16 with SpLD, Autism, SEBD, DS, CP and General Learning difficulties.

As an international teacher trainer who has worked over 14 years within international schools using the English National Curriculum, Adewunmi shares her daily classroom experiences to guide, inspire and promote best practice for supporting all learners especially students with SEND.

Adewunmi has contributed to conferences and delivered training courses for SENCOs, Educators, Classroom practitioners, parents and learning support assistants in many countries of the world including the United Kingdom, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Egypt, United States of America and the United Arab Emirate.

Adewunmi started with a BSc in Zoology from the premiere University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and has gone ahead to achieved three post graduate degrees in Education- Post Graduate Diploma from University of Lagos, a Post graduate Certificate in SEN and Inclusion from University of Wolverhampton UK and a Master’s Degree in Education from the IOE, University College London.

She has also trained extensively in the field of SEND across the world through seminars, conferences and short courses.

Adewunmi is a member of the Board of Directors at Kingscourt Learn Resource SEN Institute Nigeria.