October 2023

UEW Vice-Chancellor Promises Equal Opportunities for Staff

UEW Vice-Chancellor Promises Equal Opportunities for Staff

In a recent familiarisation tour of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Jobson Mitchual, has made a compelling promise to offer equal opportunities to all deserving staff members, emphasising a commitment to eliminating discrimination in his administration.


UEW Emerges Victorious in Tertiary Business Sense Challenge v5.0

The University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has emerged as the ultimate victor at this year's highly competitive Graphic Business Tertiary Business Sense Challenge Version 5.0.

The event, organized by the Graphic Business Newspaper in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana, witnessed fierce competition among Ghana's top universities, including the University of Cape Coast (UCC) and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).



UEW-DRID Empowers FFLE on Grant Sourcing and Writing

The Directorate of Research, Innovation, and Development (DRID) at the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has taken a significant step in enhancing the capacity of the senior members of the Faculty of Foreign Languages Education by organising a one-day workshop on Grant Sourcing and Proposal Writing.

The workshop, held on the 9th of October, 2023, in Room SLT 7 at the South Campus Language Block, brought together teaching and non-teaching senior members of the faculty.


IERIS-UEW Empowers Teachers with CPD in Lower Manya Krobo

The Institute of Educational Research and Innovation Studies (IERIS) of the University of Education, Winneba, has organised a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) workshop for 304 educational administrators and teachers in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality of the Eastern region of Ghana.

The event, which took place on 12th October, 2023, was simultaneously conducted at three different locations within the municipality.


UEW Researchers Secure €57,000 Grant for Innovative Project

A team of researchers from the University of Education, Winneba, has secured a grant award of fifty-seven thousand Euros (€57,000) for their innovative project, "Capacity Building in the Field of Vocational Education and Training," from the European Commission.

The team, comprising Dr. Charles K. Koomson, National Project Manager; Dr. Richard O. Adjei, Co-Project Coordinator; Dr. Bright Ankudze, Co-Project Coordinator; and Prof. Esther Yeboah Danso-Wiredu, VET Curriculum Expert; is set to embark on a ground-breaking initiative known as RIVIVER.


Prof. Mitchual Bolsters Ties with Ajumako Chief for Enhanced Relations

The Management of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), led by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Jobson Mitchual, in a display of goodwill and commitment to community engagement, has paid a courtesy call on the Paramount Chief of the Ajumako Traditional Council, Okukudurfo Ogyeabour Kwamena Hammah Ababio II, and his sub-chiefs.  

The courtesy call aimed to officially introduce Prof. Mitchual as the new Vice-Chancellor of UEW and foster stronger ties with the Ajumako community.


UEW FSE Holds In-Service Training for Administrative Staff

The Faculty of Science Education (FSE), University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has held a day’s in-service training workshop for all of its administrative staff.

The training was held under the theme “Enhancing Human Resource Skills of Administrators for Effective Faculty Administration,” and took place at the South Campus of the university.

The goal of the training workshop was to help all administrative staff in the faculty to hone their administrative abilities and improve the quality of the services they provide to the faculty.


Prof. Adzahlie-Mensah Succeeds Prof. Nsoh as Director of IERIS

Prof. Vincent Adzahlie-Mensah from the College for Distance and e-Learning (CODeL), University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has succeeded Prof. Ephraim Avea Nsoh as the new Director of the Institute for Educational Research and Innovation Studies (IERIS) following the latter’s retirement.  

Under the tenure of Prof. Avea Nsoh, the Institute successfully recruited 13 research associates from diverse university faculties. This strategic initiative aimed to address understaffing challenges and enhance research endeavours across the Institute's numerous centres.


UEW Alumna Extending the Frontiers of the Teaching Profession

Ms. Leticia Emefa Yawa Akabutoo, a graduate of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), is pushing the boundaries of the teaching profession with her array of advocacy initiatives that aim to prepare pupils/students as global citizens for life after school.

Ms. Leticia Akabutoo, a 2011 UEW graduate, has been helping learners at the primary, junior high, and senior high schools to acquire and develop 21st-century skills like media literacy, intercultural communication, financial literacy, teamwork, critical thinking, technology literacy, creativity, and global awareness.


UEW Management Introduces New Vice-Chancellor to Neenyi Ghartey VII

The Management of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has introduced the new Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Jobson Mitchual, to the Paramount Chief of the Effutu traditional area and Chancellor of the university, Neenyi Ghartey VII.

The ceremony, which took place on Tuesday, 10th October, 2023, emphasised the bridge between the university and the local community, highlighting the university's commitment to community engagement.


UTAG-UEW President Pledges to Build a Resilient Union

The President of the University Teachers Association of Ghana, University of Education, Winneba Chapter (UTAG-UEW), Mr. Stephen Osei Akyiaw, has pledged to build a resilient union by advancing the interests of the association.  

He assured members that his leadership was committed to vigorously advocating for academic freedom. He said, “We believe that academic freedom is the cornerstone of every thriving higher educational system. We will strenuously defend the rights of our members in the discharge of our academic duties without fear of censorship or reprisal”.


Call for Papers | 7th Biennial Social Science Conference 2024

African Societies over the years have endured several challenges and continue to tolerate them. Some of these challenges relate to episodes of underdevelopment, poverty, hunger and food crisis, and diseases, accompanied by wobbly institutional frameworks to deal with these episodes. The expectation of society is the provision of robust governance structures and guideposts. The structures and processes designed to ensure responsiveness, inclusivity, and an empowered society have not often yielded the desired results.