A 17-member council has been inaugurated at the University of Education, Winneba on Thursday 30th June, 2016. The Honourable Minister for Education, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang administered the oath of office and secrecy to the new council at a ceremony held at the Council Chamber of the University of Education, Winneba.
Two Policy Manuals has been launched at the University of Education, Winneba on 13th April, 2016. Over 200 stakeholders of education which included faculty, staff, students, corporate organisations and representatives from the National Council for Tertiary Education, were brought together to witness the event at the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre.
This year’s World Environment Day was celebrated under the theme, “Join the Race to Make the World a Better Place”on 6th June, 2016 at the Winneba Lorry Station.
The Omanhene of Ajumako Traditional Area, Okokordurofo Nana Ababio Hammah II, has pleaded with the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba to ensure the timely completion of all projects which has been started on its campuses, especially those on the Ajumako campus. He said this when the leadership of UEW paid a courtesy call on the traditional rulers of the land at Ajumako on 7th June, 2016. Nana Ababio II said the setting up of the University has undoubtedly benefitted the people of Ajumako immensely.
The Deputy Registrar, Institute of Educational Research and Innovation Studies, Mr. William Agyei Bieni has remarked that “the work of Senior Staff members in a University is very important in the development of a University. The input of Senior Staff members cannot be overemphasized and the work of the University is dependent on them.”
A workshop was organised for principals of the Colleges of Education and their representatives on 23rd March, 2016 at the University of Education, Winneba, Winneba campus. The Workshop brought together twenty (20) representatives from selected Colleges of Education. Participating institutions were Ada College of Education, Atebubu College of Education, Dambai College of Education, Mount Mary’s College of Education and Enchi College of Education.
A ground breaking exercise has been held to commence the building of a Modern Classroom Block for Students of the Early Childhood Care Department as a Demonstration Block. The founder of EndPoint Homeopathic Clinic, Dr. Adu Boateng, an Alumnus of the University of Education, Winneba said the act was in fulfillment of a promise made to the Department of Early Childhood Care during its 9th Anniversary Celebration. Explaining further, he recounted during his student days the challenges that confronted his class when it came to the demonstration bit of what they were taught theoretically.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Mawutor Avoke has called on IT-Consortium, Service providers of the Online Students Information System (OSIS) to step up their game to ensure uninterrupted service to staff and students.
The University of Education, Winneba signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Fleet Technologies at the Vice-Chancellor’s Office on Wednesday 6th April, 2016 to assist in the automation of verification of student results from West African Examination Council (WAEC). Introducing the delegation, the Deputy Registrar in charge of Academic Affairs, Mrs. Wilhelmina Tete-Mensah noted that the signing of the agreement was informed by the Division’s quest to improve upon the Admissions Process currently in place.
The University of Education, Winneba has shown readiness to provide the needed assistance to the Colleges of Education in upgrading its status into tertiary institutions in Ghana. Structures put in place were discussed at a stakeholder workshop held on the theme “Current Trends in Teacher Education in Ghana” by two renowned educationists: Professor Jophus Anamuah-Mensah and Dr. (Mrs.) Evelyn Oduro.
The School of Graduate Studies in collaboration with the Institute of Educational Research and Innovative Studies (IERIS) have organised a Research Seminar for Graduate Students and Faculty on the theme “International Visiting Scholar Research Seminar Series (2016).” The Seminar which was held on Tuesday, 26th April, 2016 was meant to expose participants to approaches that could be used to develop Universities in developing countries into high quality research intensive Universities with demonstrable impact. In his welcome statement, the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, Prof. J.O.
The University of Education, Winneba has beaten 30 universities to place 5th at the 8th All Africa University Games held in South Africa in July this year.
The Games aimed at fostering unity on the African Continent brought together 35 participating Universities from 9 countries. Thus, South Africa, Ghana, Uganda, Botswana, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Burkina Faso and Zambia.
The newly elected Board Chairman of the Central Regional Chapter of the Cooperative Credit Union, Mr. Steve van Kamassah has called on all members of the Cooperative Union in the Central Regional Chapter to support the newly elected board members of the Union with commitment to the principles of the cooperative movement, selflessness, advice and constructive criticism to help in achieving the vision and mandate of the Union.
The Federations of Universities Senior Staff Associations of Ghana (FUSSAG) UEW Local has held its elections for the 2016/17 academic year on Wednesday 27th April, 2016.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Prof. Mawutor Avoke has paid a courtesy call on the Omanhene of the Effutu Traditional Area, Neenyi Ghartey VII on 7th June, 2016 as a way of strengthening relationship ties with the traditional rulers of the land.
The Centre for School and Community Science and Technology Studies (SACOST) of the Institute of Educational Research and Innovative Studies (IERIS) has organised an Award Ceremony to honour 31 student performers of the Department of Theatre Art who have distinguished themselves in their theatrical productions and dance performances.
The University of Education, Winneba has received 30 books written by the Nation’s First President, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah from the Legacy Project team on Friday15th July 2016.
As part of the annual scheduled meetings for Faculties, the Division of Human Resource has held series of engagements with Faculties in the University of Education, Winneba. The meetings which commenced from July 21, 2016 would end in August 17, 2016 are to engage faculty on 10 things that faculty needs to know about the University of Education, Winneba.