The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Methodist University College Ghana (MUCG) to mentor and award Masters Degrees for Postgraduate Programmes to be run by the latter institution.
The Programmes are Master of Education in Leadership and Innovation, Master of Education in Management and Practice, Master of Arts in Small Business Management and Master of Arts in Entrepreneurship.
The signing of the MoU took place on Wednesday, 20th February, 2019 at the Council Chamber, North Campus, UEW.
The Vice-Chancellor, UEW, Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni recounted that universities among many other things extend themselves and render services by way of mentorships, collaborations, accreditation and affiliation. He expressed great pleasure and joy that UEW had been found worthy of mentoring.
Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni in deliberations with delegation from MUCGProf. James Kagya-Agyemang (far right) seated with representatives from MUCG. From (L-R) Dean, Faculty of Education and Entertainment, Prof. Ato Essuman; Ag. Registrar, Mr. Ekow Essilfie-Quaye and Vice-Principal, MUCG, Very Rev. Prof. John Ekem
“The programmes that we are being requested to mentor are not programmes that are unique to us, they are programmes that can be found in bigger and older Universities; but for some reason we have been selected and that is the reason why we do not in any way intend to take it for granted. We want to thank you our friends from the Methodist University College Ghana for coming.” Rev. Fr. Prof. Afful-Broni said.
The Registrar, UEW, Surv. Paul Osei-Barima Esq. assured the mentee institution that UEW would work in its capacity to make the collaboration fruitful. He said “we must do everything possible to enable us to grow from strength to strength in this particular relationship.
The Vice-Principal, MUCG, Very Rev. Prof. John Ekem expressed contentment towards the accomplishment of the collaboration. He stressed that “we are not going to take this for granted. This is a very important milestone in the history of our University College; and we pray that it will yield positive dividends. It will go a long way to strengthen the ties between these two institutions and improve upon quality delivery of education in our beloved nation. So we are very grateful”.
The representatives for the mentee institution were the Vice-Principal; Ag. Registrar, Mr. Ekow Essilfie-Quaye; and Dean, Faculty of Education and Entertainment, Prof. Ato Essuman.
Among the staff of UEW present to witness the august occasion were the Ag. Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. James Kagya-Agyemang; Ag. Finance Officer, Mr. Bruno Chirani; Dean, School of Business, Prof. Christopher Okpoti; Dean, Faculty of Educational Studies, Prof. Samuel Hayford; Vice-Dean, School of Graduate Studies (SGS), Dr. C. K. Assuah; Deputy Registrar and Head, Department of Publishing and Web Development, Mr. Jerry Addison Anyan; Deputy Registrar and Head of Affiliations, Mrs. Hagar Bampoh-Addo; and Senior Assistant Registrar, SGS, Mr. Kenneth Abban.
Some University officials who were present included (from L-R) Surv. Paul Osei-Barima Esq., Mr. Bruno Chirani, Mrs. Hagar Bampoh-Addo and Mr. Jerry Addison AnyanThe two institutions in a photograph after signing the MOU
Watch a video of the MoU below