EMEKA-JOSEPHEMEKA EMMANUEL JOSEPH

Holds a B.A. in English from Delta State University in 2005

As a dyed in the wool believer that every child can learn, his style is fun, engaging, child-centred and result oriented. Over the years, his students have consistently attained excellent grades in WASSCE, NECO SSCE, IGCSE, SAT, etc.

He is highly creative and gifted in music, acting, public speaking, creative writing and organizing events. These qualities have always singled him out as the man to chair co-curricular activities.

He has put in well over eleven years to teaching at several high profile schools where he served in key leadership and management positions. He also did a stint as a copywriter and news reporter.

He has attended various seminars and workshops in his quest for persistent improvement.

Emeka Joseph is the Head of the Department of Languages and Chairman Events Committee.

He teaches the English Language and Literature-in-English.

FAMOUS KOMIYENBGEHA KUKU

Famous Komiyengbegha Kuku obtained a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) in English Language from Institute of Education, University of Ibadan, in 2007. He has also completed studies and fulfilled requirements for the award of a Master’s degree in Literature Education (M.Ed) from the University of Lagos, 2016.

He believes that learning should be interactive and should lead to the manifestation of skills inherent in the learners that will promote nation building.

He has proven proficiency in coaching students for BECE, CHECKPOINT, NECO, WAEC and IGCSE and other related examinations.

He has competence in guiding slow learners to learn, Coordinating Literary and Debating activities and improving students’ Writing Skills at both Junior and Senior Secondary School.

Famous Kuku is a teacher with the genuine qualities that are required in reliable teaching and learning.

With a strong passion for teaching in a worthwhile environment, he has been teaching in secondary schools for more than seven years. He is a member of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN).

He teaches the English Language and Literature-in-English and is the secretary of the Academic Committee of the college.

HAWARE KOFFI ALIBDER

Haware Koffi Alibder attended Professional College of Education Lome-TOGO where he obtained a certificate d’ Aptitude Professionel du College d’Enseignement General (C A P C E G). He also holds a B.A. in History and Archeology from the University of Lome, Togo.

Haware Koffi Alibder believes that learning should be through Audio Visual and the class room should be arranged in a way that will aid students learning.

He is sympathetic and sensitive to children’s’ challenges and counsels them to achieve the best in learning and behaviour.

He is adept at organizing and supervising activities that promote intellectual, physical, social and spiritual development in the Boarding House. He is also concerned with all tasks relating to personal care, boarding accommodation, meals, study, recreation and other needs of students.

He is competent in coaching students for NECO and WAEC in French Language which he teaches.

He has been teaching in secondary schools for more than eleven years.

Haware Koffi Alibder is a House Parent and French Language Teacher at Thames Valley College.

OLATUNJI YUSUF FADAIRO

Fadairo Olatunji Yusuf is a graduate of the famous university of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria where he obtained B.A French and graduated with Second Class Honours (upper division) in 2015.

He is a man that has a very deep passion for French language right from his secondary school days and this informed his going for higher studies in the language. To improve his knowledge in the language, he has attended different French language centers and workshops.

He is very passionate about the teaching and learning of French language and he has acquired different skills and methods in teaching the language. He believes in the continual repetition of whatsoever the students must have learnt in class so as to enhance their written and oral competence and performance.

He has served on different teams, sometimes as the leader and sometimes as a team member and has equally won different awards and plaques for excellence.

He is a lover of students and has a very cordial relationship with them as he guides them to living a balanced life: academically, spiritually, socially, mentally, physically e.t.c.

He is also a lover of extracurricular activities as it plays a major role in developing the talents, interests and passion of an individual

He currently teaches French and English languages at Thames Valley College.

WAKEEL GBADEBO FESOMADE

He holds a B.A. in Yoruba Language from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 1998.

He is well known for his philosophy that indigenous languages should not be regarded as inferior but be embraced by all.

Wakeel Gbadebo Fesomade displays skills in students’ centred learning as well as interactive learning.

He has well over seventeen years of vast and varied experience in the field of education and has worked at different times in different outstanding International Schools.

He is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Yoruba Language and Culture of Nigeria (Egbe Akomolede ati Asa Yoruba Naijiria).

He teaches the Yoruba Language.

AMARACHUKWU ESTHER NGANWUCHU

She holds a B.A. in Igbo Language from the Anambra State University, Anambra State in 2012. She also acquired a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from the National Teachers Institute Kaduna in 2014.

She believes that language is what upholds the image, culture and unity of any people. She advocates her strong belief that every child has a bright future if properly guided and stimulated.

She has been teaching for three years in outstanding secondary schools in Nigeria.

She teaches the Igbo Language.

IMG-20180730-WA0009ADEMOLA AKINROGBAYIMIKA ODUYEBO

He is a graduate of the University of Ibadan where he obtained his B.Sc. in Mathematics in 2004. He obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from the University of Ibadan in 2008 before proceeding for his M.Sc, at University of Ibadan in Applied and Industrial Mathematics in 2016.

He is an advocate of the philosophy that every student is unique and that no matter how gifted a child is, each needs their own recipe of customized support, opportunities and feedback in order to thrive.

He believes Mathematics teaches patience, discipline, and step-by-step problem-solving skills. He is known among his students for the slogan “ANY MATHS CAN BE DONE” or “MATHS IS FUN.”

He is an excellent team player. He has vast academic competence in Mathematics, Reading, Effective Communication, Analytical and Problem-solving and Computer Literacy Skill.

He has taught in schools in Kano, Ibadan, Lagos and Sagamu in different capacities, as classroom teacher, Head Teacher, Head of Department, Vice Principal and also had a stint at Gateway Polytechnic, Saapade Ogun State as a contract Lecturer.

He currently teaches Mathematics and Further Mathematics at Thames Valley College and Head of Department, Maths and Science.

ABAYOMI MOSAKU

He has a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the Bayero University, Kano in 2008. He then proceeded to the University of Maiduguri where he obtained his M.Sc. in Mathematics and graduated as the best student in 2014.

He believes that if education is available, then it is obtainable; and if a child does not learn the way we teach, then we must teach the way they learn.

Abayomi Mosaku has abilities in conducting researches, data analysis, logic and entrepreneurial skills which has enhanced his competency in teaching.

He has published several papers with renowned international journals including presentation of seminar papers in some international secondary schools and at the Mathematical Association of Nigeria National Conference. He has trained students to win different competitions such as the Olympiad and is a major contributor to the popular textbook ‘New General Mathematics for Senior Secondary Schools book 1, 2, and 3’ where his name was acknowledged in the preface of the fourth edition impression 2014.

He is a member of the Mathematical Association of Nigeria and teaches Physics at Thames Valley College. He is also the Chairman of the Sports Committee.

IMG-20180730-WA0012MEEKAIL SHITTU

He holds a B.Ed. in Mathematics from the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi in 2014.

He believes that learning should be fun because it enables students to learn easily. He also believes that every child is a star if properly nurtured.

He is familiar with modern teaching strategies and encourages learning by using a number of different hands-on activities and various forms of technology. He is hardworking and a well-rounded educator who always go the extra mile to help students achieve proficiency in Mathematics. He is adept at utilizing weekly quiz and monthly tests to track student’s progress, locate area of flaw and prepare students for final examination.

He has over three years experience and teaches Mathematics and Further Mathematics.

JOHN ADADU

John Adadu is a graduate of the University of Ilorin, where he obtained a B.Sc. in Chemistry in 2005.

John Adadu believes that teaching and learning should be interactive and geared towards sustaining the enthusiasm of the learner as he/she explores the world through inquiry and the use of technology.

He has analytical thinking, and multi-tasking skills.

He is enthusiastic about teaching and loves working with children. He believes that every student can be the best in any field they are engaged in if guided well.

Having worked at different capacities in various reputable secondary schools, he has over ten years experience preparing and mentoring students in Chemistry.

He currently teaches Chemistry at Thames Valley College.

IMG-20180730-WA0011  JOSHUA RAIMI

He holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Biochemistry from the Olabisi Onabanjo University Ogun State in 2013, He has also received Diploma in Microbiology and Forensic Science from the Open University, Australia in 2018.

Joshua Raimi is an educationist with over five years of experience in the teaching profession. He has worked in a few Secondary Schools in Ogun and Kano States overtime and has lectured Toxicology (HND II) and Basic Biochemical Methods (HND I) at Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja.

He is a committed teacher who believes teaching should be tailored to the ability of each student and that science students should be guided to learn through experiment and discovery.

He has conducted several researches in Gene Therapy (2012) and Forensic Science (2014) at the Department of Biochemistry, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State and Nutritional Health (2016) at the Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, Kogi State.

He has attended several entrepreneurial and science development programmes and he is an active member of Universal Association of Science Researchers (UASR).

He is currently the Biology Tutor at Thames Valley College.

 

ADEOLA OLUWASESAN

She holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Geography and Regional Planning from the Olabisi Onabanja University Ogun State in 2003, MGIS (Geographic Information Science) from the University of Lagos in 2010 and PGDE from Uthmanu Danfodio University Sokoto in 2012.

She believes that students should be guided to learn through inquiry and discovery.

She brings to the table an innovative style of teaching and learning. She is an inspirational leader that influences and always strives to improve everyone she encounters her positively.

She believes in being industrious, she is a visionary in her chosen field, having strategic thinking and planning skills. She is open to new ideas, techniques and is responsive to change. She is also a good team player.

Adeola Oluwasesan is an educationist with over fourteen years experience in the teaching profession. She has worked at different times in outstanding international schools.

She has attended several trainings and professional development programmes and is a member of the Teaching Network Foundation (TTNF), the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) and GEOSON.

She is currently the Vice Principal, Head of Social Science Department, Chairman of the Disciplinary and Excursion Committees of Thames Valley College.

OJIMA AGUOJE EGENE

He holds a B.Sc. in Geography and Regional Planning from the Kogi State University in 2009. He has a Post Graduate Degree in Education (PGDE) from the Usmanu Danfodio University Sokoto in 2012. He is also certified by the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE).

He believes that learning should be creative and engaging, and that teaching and learning plans should consider individual differences among the learners.

He is a trained, passionate and proficient professional teacher whose joy and strength lie in seeing his students learn and attain excellent grades.

He has well over nine years of varied experience in the field of education. In his role, he has taught Geography, Economics, Civic Education and Social Studies. He has prepared and presented candidates for WAEC, NECO and IGCSE examinations with high rate of success.

He has attended several Teachers Professional Development and Leadership training programmes and is a member of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN).

He is the Chairman of the Academics Committee of Thames Valley College.

FUNKE ABAYOMI

She obtained a National Diploma Certificate in Marketing with upper credit grade in Marketing from the Kano State Polytechnic in 2014.

Her philosophy in education is that “Education is fundamental to a successful livelihood where hope for tomorrow lies, so no single child should be denied the right to education.”

She has served in various marketing capacities with well known establishments which include International College Ibefun (ICI), Ogun State. She also served as an assistant head teacher of Ramadan Nursery and Primary School Kano with vast experience in both teaching and marketing.

She currently teaches Business Studies at Thames Valley College.

IMG-20180730-WA0013FLORENCE MOJEKWU

She is a graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka where she obtained her B.Ed in Community Development in 2007 but before then, she obtained a Diploma in Health and Physical Education also from the same University in 2002.

Florence believes that every child is unique when it comes to learning.  It is, however, left for the teacher to understudy the students in order to help him/her adopt the right and the simplest teaching techniques to ensure that learning takes place.

She has 9 years of teaching experience and she is very versatile.

She has taught in schools in Ogun state, Lagos state and Port Harcourt as a teacher, head teacher, class- teacher and house mistress.

She currently teaches Civic Education and she is also the house mother at Thames Valley College.

 IFEANYI CHRISTIAN DANIEL

IMG-20180730-WA0007He holds A’ Level in Accounting and Management Science from Rufus Giwa Polytechnic in 2006.

He also bagged his BSC. (Hons) in Economics (second class upper division) from Ebonyi State University in 2013 and MSC. Economics from University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos State 2018.

He is a core researcher who has researched on several topics which includes: The impacts of public expenditure on economic growth, The effects of Balance and Unbalance Growth Model on developing countries like Nigeria, The Impacts of Infrastructural Spending on Economic Growth and Development etc.

He has attended several seminars and workshop on how to judiciously impact the lives of his students positively with the limited resources at his disposal.

He adopts deductive method of teaching which has enabled his students to badge excellent grades in WASCE, NECO, IGCSE and SAT over five years of his teaching career

IDOWU AILEME

He holds NCE (Elect/Elect) 2005 from Federal College of Education (Technical) Akoka Lagos and B.Ed from the University of Nigeria Nsukka in 2013.

He believes that every child has the ability to do well in school when rightly stimulated. He believes that every child should be active in at least one sport, be able to play a musical instrument and be good in a vocational trade. These are fundamental skills for the future.

He is a self-motivated teacher who is passionate about teaching and mentoring

He has over nine years experience of teaching Basic Technology and Technical Drawing and has worked in different reputable schools.

He has attended several training and is a member of the Basic Technology and Technical Drawing Teachers Association of Nigeria (BATTAN).

He is currently the Head of Vocational Department and teaches Basic Technology and Technical Drawing.

PHILIP OLUWABAMISE ESUOLA

He holds a Bachelor of Agriculture from the University of Ilorin in 2010 and a M.Sc. in Animal Science from the University of Ibadan in 2015.

He is known for his philosophy that the education system should be geared towards equipping students to be worthy both in learning and character in order to become great leaders tomorrow.

In his role as the Agricultural Science teacher, he has expertise in practical Agriculture such as crop/vegetable production, animal production and feed formulation for livestock where he impacts basic entrepreneurial skills in farming.

He has over six years of vast and varied experience in the field of education and has worked at different times in outstanding schools.

He has also attended several training and professional development courses in his field of study.

Philip Esuola currently teaches Agricultural Science at Thames Valley College.

STELLA CHIGOZIE OBIALO

She holds a B.A. in Fine and Applied Arts from the Imo State University in 2006.

She is known for her philosophy that learning should be fun, creative, engaging and interactive to create a sense of adventure and innovation, where students express their imagination and ideas in the learning process.

In her role as Skills Developer, she has expertise in listening, inspiring and aiding students believe they can do so much more than they realize.

Her approach is towards global total education that incorporates practical life skills and other co-curricular activities.

She has over nine years of vast and varied experience in the field of Cultural and Creative Arts and has worked at different times in outstanding schools.

She has attended several training and professional development programs and currently teaches Cultural and Creative Arts at Thames Valley College.

STEPHEN EKUNDAYO OLOWU

IMG_20180731_112502He graduated with distinction from The Polytechnic Ibadan in music technology in 2004. He then proceeded to Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON) (school of music) where he wrote MUSON graded exams in 2005 and Association Board of Royal School of Music (ABRSM) England graded exams in 2008.

He is a multi-instrumentalist, classically trained conductor, a vocal coach and a dance instructor.

He has worked with both MUSON orchestra and German orchestra. He has equally played with notable bands across the country and has performed in several countries across the globe.

He has been teaching music since 2004 and so far registered lots of students for both MUSON and ABRSM examinations.

As a Skill developer, he makes every student realize the potentials they have within them, talents which when natured can blossom into blessings. Over the years, he has made even the least expected child to do wonders on stage.

He is presently the director of Littleflames Music Academy, one of the leading music schools for children in Nigeria and currently teaches Music at Thames Valley College.

IMG-20180730-WA0004OLUWATOYIN RUTH ADELANWA

She is a graduate of Agricultural Economics from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) where she obtained her Bachelor Degree in Agriculture in 2008. She also obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) in 2016.

She is a goal oriented and dynamic teacher who is skilled at bringing out the latent potentials in her students.  She is also a gifted craftsman who loves to help students discover themselves.

She has been teaching for over nine years and has presented several students for external examinations such as BECE, NECO, WAEC and GCE in Home Economics, Agricultural Science and Foods and Nutrition and has a vast knowledge of Consumer Education.

She is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN).

She currently teaches Home Economics and Foods and Nutrition at Thames Valley College.