UEW Renews Partnership with MUCG

Management of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), and Methodist University College Ghana (MUCG) on Tuesday, 3rd November, 2020, signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Council Chamber of UEW, North Campus, Winneba.  

This was to renew and expand the affiliation of postgraduate programmes leading to the award of Master’s degree of UEW. 

The programmes in the affiliation arrangements to be offered by MUCG, include M.A. Educational Administration and Supervision, M.Phil. Education Administration, M.A. Educational Leadership and School Improvement, M.Phil. Educational Leadership and School Improvement, M.A. Educational Assessment and Evaluation, M.Phil. Educational Assessment and Evaluation, Ph.D. Educational Assessment and Evaluation, Ph.D. in Education, M.A. Entrepreneurship and Corporate Strategy, and M.Phil. Entrepreneurship and Corporate Strategy. 

Speaking at the signing ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor, UEW, Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni, expressed delight in having MUCG on board again.

Vice-Chancellor, UEW, Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni (right) and Vice-President of MUCG, Very Rev. Prof. John D. Ekem during the signing ceremony. Looking on is the Registrar of MUCG, Mr. Okyere Boateng

“This is a very happy moment in the life of any University when our friends come to say to us that they appreciate the relationship and would like to have it extended. So, this morning, we have our friends from Methodist University College to have a conversation,” he said.  

The Ag. Pro-Vice-Chancellor, UEW, Prof. Andy Ofori-Birikorang, also indicated the UEW’s determination to ensure that it discharges its obligation of mentoring affiliate institutions with distinction within the framework of networking and cooperation aimed at building a better nation and a better world.

“As an institution, we don’t only train our own; we also help others to train theirs and once we are forging that kind of relationship and affiliations, we know that it is not only in the interest of Methodist University but is also in our interest to ensure that we spread our network. Which network in turn would also brand us? We believe that this cooperation will not just end here but more programmes will be developed and a stronger affiliation will emerge,” he stated. 

The Registrar, UEW, Surv. Paul Osei Barima Esq., reiterated that the most important thing for tertiary education was forging collaborations in the field of academia. 

“As we are here this morning to renew our MoU, it is going to reinforce our commitment to the relationship between the two universities. That is how the universities come in and go. Today you are a university college, tomorrow you will be full-fledged University and we will do a lot of things in common and we will be criss-crossing. You will be doing a lot of assessments for us as; we will be doing a lot for you. We shall depend on each other to build a better industry,” he said. 

The two institutions in a group picture after the programme

MUCG was represented by the Vice-President, Very Rev. Prof. John D. Ekem; Registrar, Mr. Okyere Boateng; and Dean, Faculty of Education and Entrepreneurship, Prof. Ato Essuman. 

Among UEW staff present were the Finance Officer, Mr. Francis Obeng; Vice-Dean, School of Graduate Studies, Prof. C. K. Assuah; Deputy Registrar, Academic Affairs, Mr. Collins Owusu-Ansah; Ag. Internal Auditor, Mr. Isaac Marfo Oduro; Director, Works, and Physical Development, Arc. Grace Oppong Peprah (Mrs.); and Liaison Officer, UEW/MUCG, Prof. Dandy G. Dampson.