Adewunmi Payne Akinhanmi

Adewunmi Payne-Akinhanmi is an award winning Special Needs Coordinator currently serving as the SENCO Whole School at the Grange School, founded in 1958.

Her credentials include a Master’s degree (in view) from the Institute of Education, University College London, United Kingdom, a Post graduate diploma (PGDE) in Education from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the Premier University, University of Ibadan, various Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Programmes (in 5 continents of the world) and ten years of instructional experience.

Adewunmi works with pupils with (Specific Learning Difficulties) SpLD, ADHD, Autism, and SEBD (Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties) between the ages of 4 to 16.


She's a seasoned teacher trainer, using her daily experience in the classroom in her sessions.
In nearly a decade of been a Special Needs Educator, Adewunmi has trained extensively and has contributed to international conferences and delivered training courses for SENCos, teachers, parents and learning support assistants in different countries of the world including Nigeria, United Kingdom and the United States of America.

She is also the Director of Kingscourt Learn Resource Centre, which offers training sessions for teachers and parents and remedial classes for pupils with Learning Difficulties after school and during the holidays.