The Head of the National Centre for Research into Basic Education (NCRIBE) of the Institute of Educational Research and Innovation Studies (IERIS) at the University of Education, Winneba, Dr. Eric Daniel Ananga has called on society to create productive avenues of harnessing the energies of the youth in Ghana into a productive venture to avoid possible explosion.
The Software and Talent Exhibition Contest was a scheduled activity as part of the INFOCTESS (Information and Communication Technology Students' Society) Week Celebration held on 5th April, 2017 at the Main Computer Laboratory of the Department of ICT Education. The purpose of the event was to encourage students to showcase their innovative ideas and build on their talents in the ICT field. There were five contestants in the exhibition.
The 2017 Ghana National History Day (GNHD) was marked on the theme, "Taking a Stand in History". The idea is to make history more engaging and help increase interest in knowing our past as Ghanaians. This theme helped participants to think about people, ideas and events that indicate a stand taken in the past, how relevant it is for history and what lessons can be learnt for the future. The main activities included a national history contest and sensitization on the relevance of history.
"A doctor's mistake is buried in the soil. A teacher's mistake lives on"
The head of the National Centre for Research into Basic Education, Dr. Eric Ananga said this at a workshop organised by the Ghana Education Service (GES) in Accra on the draft National Teacher Education Curriculum Framework.
UIARS (pronounced "you-ars") is a software designed to ease the work of Exams Officers in UEW by automatically generating various report forms after exam invigilations. This software generates reports such as Individual Claim forms and Total time slots for both Practical and Theory exams for all invigilators who were present during examination.
Hosteller is an online booking and Advertisement website for all Students and Hostel owners to enable them search and book hostel accommodation at their convenience. The software allows for online payment of hostel fees using mobile money and prints receipt for verification / clarification.
Software Features The Software has the following features:
1. Booking of hostel rooms
2. Membership Sign up and login
3. Contact Hostel Administration feature
4. Viewing hostel detailed information
5. Online payment through mobile money
Dr. Edmund Akwesi Agyeman and Dr. Emmanuel Carsamer of the University of Education as part of a donor funded research on “Pentecostalism and the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship: the case of Mama Sarah Prayer Camp at Goka”, funded by John Templeton foundation in the US through the Nagel Institute had a dissemination seminar on the study at the Catholic University College of Ghana on 9th December, 2016. There were three presentations by Dr. Sackey Akomea, Rev. Fr. Peter Oppong Kumi (chaplain CUC) and the main researchers.
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.
A surver by Dr. J. A. Azure on Senior High School students’ perceptions of the teaching of Integrated Science in Ghana revieled that most of the processes of science (i.e. observing, hypothesising, classifying, taking measurements, reporting, etc.) were not often carried out in Integrated Science lessons in Ghana.
A research publication of a study that investigates whether savings groups, often known as Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLA), affect educational investment and outcomes. These are groups that meet periodically (usually weekly), require members to contribute savings, allow members to take loans with interest, and 'share out' the accumulated savings and interest to members at the end of a cycle (usually annual). The study is based on a review of the research literature and evaluations, and primary fieldwork conducted in Ghana.