The Co-operative Credit Union of the University of Education, Winneba has sworn in its newly elected board members on Thursday, 22nd September, 2016. The 16th Annual General Meeting held under the theme, ‘20 Years of Quality Service: Member Commitment a Key to Sustainability’ was used to enlighten members of the Union on the new reforms relating to the operations of the Credit Union as stipulated by the Bank of Ghana and to outdoor the new board members.
A departmental research seminar has been organised for staff and students of the Department of Economics Education on 23rd September, 2016 at the Faculty Block.
Speaking on the theme “Natural Resource Governance”, the Director of Research at the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), Prof. Joe Amoako -Tuffour, enlightened the audience on how best the available natural resources can be put to maximum use.
Dr. Asonaba Kofi Addision has urged workers at the University of Education, Winneba to work hard and not cut corners to make money as a surety against their retirement.
Speaking on behalf of retirees at a send-off party organized by the University for its 2016 batch of retirees, he observed that retirement itself is widely presumed to be the golden years of every worker. This is where an individual who has contributed his quota to the society deserves all the reverence and respect by society.
The Head of Department of Home Economics Education, UEW, Ms. Kutum Comfort Madah has been elected the Vice-President of the Ghana Home Economics Association. The event which took place at the 42nd Annual General Meeting of the Association (GHEA) held at the All Nations University College in Koforidua in the Eastern Region of Ghana was on the theme “Home Economics Literacy: Skills for Families and Consumers”. It was held from 18th- 20th August, 2016.
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The University of Education, Winneba has been honoured with the International Star Award for Quality by BID - Business initiative Directions in Geneva on 17th September, 2016.
The event which was designed to recognise the outstanding contributions of organisations and individuals in ensuring quality benchmarks in their institutional structures and systems was successfully held to commend and celebrate their achievements. The Award winning institutions, on receiving the award, commit themselves to continuous improvement and quality in their organisations.
The Kyonggi University (KGU) of Korea has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Education, Winneba (UEW).
The agreement which became effective on 30th June, 2016, shall continue after (5) years, unless there is a written notice of abrogation from either parties.
The University of Education, Winneba started with the merger of seven diploma awarding colleges into a University College as a result of a national reform in the tertiary education sector in 1987. The University which started with a student population of 1,889 in 1992 presently boasts of well over 57, 000 students pursuing various degrees, diplomas and certificates programmes.
In a study on Pre-service teachers’ Perception of the Mentorship and Supervision Experience during Student Internship programme in Ghana by Dr. James Awuni Azure, Prof. Jophus Anamuah-Mensah and Prof. Akwasi Asabere-Ameyaw, student interns were reported to have observed that, teaching practice organise for them as part of their degree requirement helps them to develop pedagogical knowledge, confidence and classroom management skills for teaching in the classroom.
The University of Education, Winneba has concluded a pact with the Mampong College of Technical Education as part of the processes to aid the Colleges of Education in a smooth transition into tertiary status. “the Colleges of Education are our cherished partners in ensuring quality teacher education, training and quality education delivery in Ghana and beyond” the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mawutor Avoke said this in his welcome address to the representatives of the Mampong College of Technical Education at a ceremony held in the council chamber on Wednesday 14th September, 2016.
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