Dr. (Mrs.) Ayandele is a serving Permanent Secretary in Lagos State, a seasoned Administrator, and a school improvement specialist with a demonstrated history working in educational management. Prior to her appointment as a Permanent Secretary in 2015, She served as the co-lead for the Lagos State School Improvement team, and as Director of Schools Administration, in Education District III, Ikoyi.
Dr. Ayandele, who is a multiple award winner, earned a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Educational Administration from the University of Lagos. Her behind-the-scenes contributions to youth empowerment has continued to set innumerable opportunities for young people to thrive. Dr. Ayandele’s introduction of initiatives, such as the first ever Lagos State Schools Model United Nations (LASS-MUN) and various professional training workshops designed to improve teachers’ competencies, have been crucial in accelerating the transformation of teaching and learning processes in Lagos State.
As a stickler for detail, her initiatives have been adopted state-wide, with many of her students and teachers winning multiple awards at state, national, and international competitions. Dr. Ayandele is a member of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), and a member of the Chartered Institute of Educational Management and Administration.