The French Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Francois Pujolas, has praised the Department of French Education, University of Education, Winneba, for the passion with which they participated in an exhibition mounted by Presence Africaine. He was particularly impressed by a paper that Dr Alfred B Cudjoe, Head of Department of French, presented on the language of African literature, a subject which, in the Ambassador’s words, has generated a lot of debate.
The Faculties of Technical Education and Vocational Education have organised a workshop recently for their academic staff to sensitise them on the strategic vision of UEW and its implication for budgeting. The workshop also looked at the role of Heads of Department as leaders of academic departments as well as issues relating to the conduct of examination.
A general meeting was held for all students reading History Education by the Department of History Education at the Faculty block on 24 November, 2016.
The meeting brought together more than sixty students from various levels in the Department. The platform was used to discuss the upcoming examinations and Ghana National History Day (GNHD). It was also a favorable opportunity for history students to actively interact with staffs and lecturers of the Department about their concerns and grievances.
A 10 member delegation from the University College Capital (UCC), Copenhagen, Denmark has paid a three-day visit to the University of Education, Winneba, Ghana.
The delegation led by the Head of International Department of UCC, Dr. Mette Jørgenson arrived in Winneba on Wednesday, 16th November, 2016. The visit which brought together Deans and Heads of Department from selected Faculties in the University was characterized by series of presentations, interactions and dinner meant to enhance collaborations between the two institutions.
The Department of History Education initiated its seminar series during the 2013/20014 academic year when the Department was created. The aim of the seminar series is to contribute to building a vibrant intellectual culture in our noble institution. The Department now hosts the programme with the Department of Political Science Education.
The Director of Security and four other staff of UEW have facilitated two days each security training for security staff, students and teaching staff of Peki E.P. , St. Francis, and Amedzofe Colleges of Education all in the Volta Region.
The training is part of activities in milestone one of the T-TEL Challenge fund for the Colleges of Education on the project title, “Providing Safety environment for On and Off Campus Students of Peki, St. Francis and E.P. Amedzofe Colleges of Education”.
The Head of Department for Management Studies, at the College of Technology Education, Kumasi, Mr. Ahmed Musah has advised Senior High School students to choose business courses due to the numerous prospects available in academia, banking and finance, and the business world.
The African proverb that says “your food is supposed to be your medicine and your medicine is supposed to be your food” was truly exhibited by the Department of Home Economics as a food exhibition dubbed “Food Exhibition and Promotion of Endangered Ghanaian Dishes” organised on 16th November, 2016 at the North Campus to showcase the traditional Ghanaian dishes from all the ten regions of Ghana.
A training seminar has been held for national service personnel in UEW by the Division of Human Resources at the J. N. Aryeetey Auditorium on 8th October, 2016.
The seminar brought together one hundred and fifty seven national service personnel from the various departments in UEW, paved way for service personnel to actively interact with the Division of Human Resources and also channel their grievances through the division to appropriate authorities for the necessary steps to be taken in resolving them.