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Councils of Tertiary Institutions to be constituted soon

Minster of State Prof. Yankah

 

Professor Kwesi Yankah, Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education on Monday 19th June, 2017 indicated that, efforts are underway to re-constitute councils of Tertiary Institutions in Ghana. He said this during a meeting with Management, Deans and UTAG Executives of the University of Education, Winneba.

Prof. Yankah who visited the University following some troubling events in the past weeks indicated that, his visit was to give him the opportunity to have firsthand information on the issue so as not to rely on hear-says and media reports.

COLTEK BEGINS PRACTICAL ENTREPRENURIAL TRAINING FOR STUDENTS

The College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) of the University of Education Winneba (UEW) has made a major stride towards helping to fight the cancerous graduate unemployment situation that has bedeviled the nation for years now. The College is now collaborating with industry to offer practical entrepreneurial training to all its final year students so they (students) would not be overly reliant on seeking formal employment upon completion but open up their own businesses and employ others.

ASHIS ADJUDGED THE BEST CLUB IN UEW

The Association of History Students has been awarded as the best club  in the University for 2016/2017 Academic year at the NUGS Excellence Awards Ceremony.

The Association was established in 2013 with the objective to create a common forum for the students and teachers of history to actively participate in the decision making structures of the Department and to ensure that the challenges,grievances and needs of students are met.The association also organises occasional workshops,exhibitions,competitions,annual get- togethers and also promote professional ethics among members.

UEW – Vodafone Foundation Awards Ten Scholarships to Promote Science Education

The Vodafone Ghana Foundation in partnership with the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate of the University of Education, Winneba has awarded scholarships to 10 Female Students pursueing various Science, Mathematics and Technology related programmes in UEW.

The Ceremony was held on 25th April, 2017 and witnessed by Staff of the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate, Vodafone Ghana Foundation, British Council, Heads of Departments and other Staff of UEW.

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).