The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Prof. Mawutor Avoke has emphasized that the quality of teaching and learning has become one of the main topics of higher education consultants and policies at the international global levels, as well as within the Ghanaian educational setting. Thus, the role of and responsibilities of university teachers in quality education delivery at the tertiary level is very important and urgent.
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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.
The Central Regional Manager of Credit Unions has rated the University of Education, Winneba Coporate Credit Union Ltd. among the best Credit Unions in the Central Region. He made this observation at the opening of a three day seminar for its Board of Directors and Committees which begun on Wednesday 21st June 2017. The three day workshop will equip them with new ideas and information for the growth of the Union.
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.
A seminar has been organized for the academic staff of the Faculty to enhance efficiency and collaboration in line with the 2017 Operational Plan of Faculty of Foreign Languages Education and Communication,
The seminar under the theme “Harnessing the Research Potential for Staff Development” was rolled out to help lecturers to have a platform to share their research with the Faculty. Lecturers were also given the opportunity to share innovative ideas and inputs to improve on their individual and group research work.
The Dean of the School of Creative Arts, Prof. Mary Priscilla Dzansi-McPalm has urged Female Senior Members of the University of Education, Winneba to strive for excellence in Academia. She asked that they aspire to climb high on the academic ladder to make females visible at the top.
A workshop was organised by the Division of Human Resource for all Junior and Senior Staff of the Registry and Library from 15th May, 2017 to 18th May, 2017, dubbed “A time with the Employee Relations Officer”
The workshop discussed staff concerns ranging from job placements, promotion, health, entitlements to retirement.
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.
A day's training on Light Emitting Diode (LED) Solar Street Lighting System has been held for all Electricians and Air Conditioning Tradesmen on 30th May, 2017 at the University of Education, Winneba. The event was coordinated by the Office of Works and Physical Development.
The Department of History Education of the University of Education, Winneba has been nominated as one of the three Universities in Ghana for the implementation of the NORPART grant. The Grant which is for a period of five years is aimed at promoting Intercultural Historical Studies between Ghana and Norway.
Mr. Jerry Anyan