General News

UEW Supports Central Regional Hockey Association

The University of Education, Winneba has extended its support to the Central Regional Hockey Association during the maiden edition of the Inter-Communities Hockey Competition in the region held on 8th July, 2017.

The tournament, which was under the theme “Hockey for all; play for all” was organized to give playing time to the players, develop coaches, improve on officiating the game, motivate the youth to continue training and play the game, and bring hockey to the doorsteps of the communities.

PROFESSOR FRANCIS NYAMNJOH (UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN) IN UEW ON BEHALF OF THE AFRICAN HUMANITIES PROGRAMME (AHP)

 

Professor Francis Nyamnjoh of the University of Cape Town is in the University of Education, Winneba, to interact with staff and PhD students about how to write a good proposal in order to secure the African Humanities Program fellowship.

Conference Report

 

The above international conference on the theme “Images of Childhood and Future: Cross-Cultural Perspectives” was organised by the Europa-University, Flensburg and the University of Education, Winneba (Ghana) in Flensburg, Germany from 29th June to 1st July, 2017.

PRINCIPAL OF COLTEK PAYS COURTESY CALL ON THE ASHANTI REGIONAL MINISTER

The stalling of works on the over GHC3.5 million Conference Centre at the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) was a prominent feature in discussions when the Principal of COLTEK, Prof. (Ing.) Reynolds Okai paid a courtesy call on the Ashanti Regional Minister, Honourable Simon Osei-Mensah at his office in Kumasi, last Thursday, June 1, 2017. Construction works on the 3000-seating-capacity edifice- touted as the biggest in the entire West African sub region - started in September 2010 and was originally expected to be completed in February 2013.

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.