April 2017

Second Interdenominational Church Service

The University Chaplaincy Board wishes to invite the entire university community (staff and students) to the Second Interdenominational Church Service for the Second Semester scheduled as follows:

Dates: Saturday and Sunday (22nd and 23rd April, 2017

Venue: Jophus Anamuah-Conference Centre

Time: Saturday (Evening 6:00 p.m.) and Sunday (Morning 8:30 a.m.)

Speaker: Rev. Dr. Lawrence Tetteh

All are cordially invited!

Workshop on the use of Telegram APP (Social Media) for Virtual Learning

The Division of Human Resources in collaboration with the Winneba Study Centre of the Institute of Educational Development and Extension (I.E.D.E) organized a workshop for part-time lecturers on the 23rd of March 2017 at the Registrar's Conference Room at the North Campus on the theme “Tutorials in the 21st Century.”

Facilitators for the workshop were Messrs. David Kofi Sekyi (a part-time lecturer, Educational Technology) and Humphrey A.K. Pufaa (Instructional Technologist, Student Records Office).

Public Expectations in Local Governance? Unit Committees under Ghana’s Decentralised System (2017)

Effective democratic governance requires the existence of locally elected representatives with functions that revolve around issues that matter to the constituents, to which the state responds through public services delivery. This study set out to examine whether or not citizen expectations from locally elected representatives are in consonance with the functions that are assigned to them in national legislative instruments, using the Unit Committees, the base structure of Ghana’s decentralised system as a case for close examination.

Reaching the Poor or the ‘Well-connected’? The Politics of School Feeding in Ghana (2017)

The success of social policy interventions in education in depends on effective targeting and management. This paper examines the effectiveness of social policy targeting in developing countries, using the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) as a case. Ghana has implemented a school feeding programme since 2007, but just about 21% of the target population is reached over the years.

Access to Information and Public Services Delivery: User Perceptions of Data Integrity and Protection in Ghana (2017)

The delivery of public services is underpinned by the principle of continuity and guaranteed data validation which imposes greater responsibilities on the state as it moves into the realm of becoming a digital republic. This has created the necessity for research to gain a deeper understanding of cybersecurity challenges and to develop strategies to provide better e-governance and to attain digital sovereignty.