The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) was established in 1992 as a university college that brought together seven training colleges under one roof. Initially the University of Cape Coast acted as a ‘mentor’, overseeing UEW’s academic programmes. In 2004, UEW was upgraded to a fully fledged, autonomous university.
What we stand for...
1. To sensitise the people on the importance of education and to promote quality education in the Sefwi area in particular and Ghana as a whole.
2. To see to the general welfare of its members.
3.To foster unity and friendship among members.
4. To Promote a good relationpship between our branon and other branches of the union.
At a ceremony held in Belgium (Brussels) on Saturday 4th June 2016, the University of Education, Winneba was honoured by the European Society for Quality and Research with the Platinum Award for Best Practices.
The award ceremony brought together representatives from institutions and organisations from across the length and breadth of the globe (Asia, Europe, Africa, America and Australia). Institutions were assessed for outstanding commitment, support and results in quality management strategies.
A 17-member council has been inaugurated at the University of Education, Winneba on Thursday 30th June, 2016. The Honourable Minister for Education, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang administered the oath of office and secrecy to the new council at a ceremony held at the Council Chamber of the University of Education, Winneba.
Two Policy Manuals has been launched at the University of Education, Winneba on 13th April, 2016. Over 200 stakeholders of education which included faculty, staff, students, corporate organisations and representatives from the National Council for Tertiary Education, were brought together to witness the event at the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre.
This year’s World Environment Day was celebrated under the theme, “Join the Race to Make the World a Better Place”on 6th June, 2016 at the Winneba Lorry Station.
The Omanhene of Ajumako Traditional Area, Okokordurofo Nana Ababio Hammah II, has pleaded with the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba to ensure the timely completion of all projects which has been started on its campuses, especially those on the Ajumako campus. He said this when the leadership of UEW paid a courtesy call on the traditional rulers of the land at Ajumako on 7th June, 2016. Nana Ababio II said the setting up of the University has undoubtedly benefitted the people of Ajumako immensely.
The Deputy Registrar, Institute of Educational Research and Innovation Studies, Mr. William Agyei Bieni has remarked that “the work of Senior Staff members in a University is very important in the development of a University. The input of Senior Staff members cannot be overemphasized and the work of the University is dependent on them.”
A workshop was organised for principals of the Colleges of Education and their representatives on 23rd March, 2016 at the University of Education, Winneba, Winneba campus. The Workshop brought together twenty (20) representatives from selected Colleges of Education. Participating institutions were Ada College of Education, Atebubu College of Education, Dambai College of Education, Mount Mary’s College of Education and Enchi College of Education.
A ground breaking exercise has been held to commence the building of a Modern Classroom Block for Students of the Early Childhood Care Department as a Demonstration Block. The founder of EndPoint Homeopathic Clinic, Dr. Adu Boateng, an Alumnus of the University of Education, Winneba said the act was in fulfillment of a promise made to the Department of Early Childhood Care during its 9th Anniversary Celebration. Explaining further, he recounted during his student days the challenges that confronted his class when it came to the demonstration bit of what they were taught theoretically.
Dr. Emmanuel Carsamer
Mr. Ben Forson
Dr. Adwoa Afriyie