Oluwawumi Oyeyinka Oladipupo holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering Physics at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and Master’s degree in Applied Geophysics at the University of Lagos.
Drawn from the experience of supporting his daughter living with intellectual disability, Oyeyinka has budded a strong passion and altruism for special & inclusive education basically to educate parents, teachers, other stakeholders involved with persons with disability in Nigeria, and ultimately help children with disability. This driving desire has
furthered him into bagging a Master Degree in Special Education with specialization in Intellectual Disability from the University of Ibadan and currently, he is a doctoral student of Special Education (Intellectual Disability) at the same University. He has published in
reputable international and local journals, including the prestigious International Journal of Education and Practice.
Furthermore, in demonstrating his keen interest in inclusive education, Mr. Oyeyinka has established a centre named - INCLUSIVE EDUCATION & IEP CENTRE (IEIEPC), in Lagos Nigeria, with a devoted mission and objective to marshal-out advocacy, enlightenment campaign, provide sustainable
training and retraining services for teachers, counsellors, social
workers, parents and other stakeholders on inclusive education, special
education and individualized educational planning in unique ways that
will improve the quality of life and maximise the learning potentials of
persons with special needs.
IEIEPC adopts a multidisciplinary approach towards identification, intervention and individualized educational planning for persons with special needs in a manner that will maximise ability and facilitate
Mr. Oluwawumi Oyeyinka has also participated in various community services which includes seminars, trainings, and offered financial support to various schools and homes of children with special needs in Nigeria.
Currently, Oyeyinka is working on Video Modelling and Drama Therapy to improve self-help skills in children with moderate to severe intellectual disability; and in the long-run, establish an inclusive school system where no child is left behind, as a model in Nigeria.