This edited collection, written by leading specialists, deals with nineteenth-century commercial transition in West Africa: the ending of the Atlantic slave trade and development of alternative forms of "legitimate" trade. Approaching the subject from an African perspective, the case studies consider the effects of transition on the African societies involved, and provide new insights into the history of precolonial Africa and the slave trade, origins of European imperialism, and longer term issues of economic development in Africa.
Ten female undergraduate science students have been awarded Vodafone scholarship at a presentation ceremony organised by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate at the University of Education, Winneba on 7th October, 2016.
The Ceremony brought together representations from the management team of the University of Education, Winneba, Staff of Vodafone Ghana and British Council as well as other dignitaries from a cross section of the University community.
Call for Applications!!
Applications are now opened for 2016/2017 Vodafone Scholar Project.
The 3-year scholarship scheme would identify and award females with high academic grades but low financial/economic resources to study Maths, Science and Technology courses at University of Education, Winneba.
This forms part of Vodafone’s effort to increase women’s engagement in science and technology in Ghana.
To be eligible, applicant must be:
The Faculty of Social Sciences Education, University of Education Winneba, in conjunction with the African Humanities Program, are organizing a one-day sensitization and proposal discussion workshop on fellowships and related activities of the African Humanities Program.
With extension of the African Humanities Program for two more years, 2016-17 and 2017-18 by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the heart of the AHP will continue to be competition cycles for Dissertation/thesis-completion Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Fellowships that are supported with grants up to $20,000.
A research publication of a study that investigates whether savings groups, often known as Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLA), affect educational investment and outcomes. These are groups that meet periodically (usually weekly), require members to contribute savings, allow members to take loans with interest, and 'share out' the accumulated savings and interest to members at the end of a cycle (usually annual). The study is based on a review of the research literature and evaluations, and primary fieldwork conducted in Ghana.
The Human Resource Division in collaboration with the Guidance and Counselling Unit has organized a workshop for academic counsellors of the Faculty of Science Education on October 4, 2016 at the Faculty of Science Block, South Campus.
The objectives of the programme are to:
- Prepare students to think critically by finding new ways to improve the industry.
- Train students to communicate effectively at all levels and acquire leadership skills in the Procurement and Supply Chain industry to become an initiator of change by making complex and difficult decisions using modern finance, marketing and management analysis methods.
- Create leaders who are creative thinkers and team players, using a dynamic framework of analytical skills and intellectual tools.
The programme aims to educate students on marketing, as a strategic analysis of the market environment, as businesses become more innovative and better to penetrate a market. As marketing is far more than just advertising and promotion, it will enrich students to better understand how to reach and satisfy customers while increasing profitability and productivity.
The objective of this course is to enable students add significant value to any organisation they find themselves in and being able to:
This programme aims at providing students with a comprehensive view of the basic issues covering Human Resource Management (HRM). The programme further aims at enabling students to take full advantage of their study experience to prepare them for future managerial employment and further study in the HRM field. Also, the HRM programme will prepare graduates for a range of managerial positions in business, government, and non-profit organisations.
The overall objective of this programme is to help students acquire skills to: