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We Train our Students to Be Self-Employed – Ms. Katumi Madah

An exhibition in cake decoration, fashion designs and entrepreneurship has been held by the Department of Home Economics Education on Monday, 15th May, 2017 at the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre to showcase the projects of its level 300 and 400 students.

Admiring the splendid craftsmanship of the students’ works on display, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Professor Mawutor Avoke, commended the efforts of the Department of Home Economics Education for bringing to the attention of the world what students of the University of Education, Winneba are capable of doing. He lauded the efforts of the departments and indicated that such platforms should be created regularly to put the University in the limelight.

The Head of Department, Ms. Comfort Katumi Madah, stressed the importance of the exhibition in promoting the works of students of the Department. She remarked that the exhibition formed part of the assessment criteria for students of the department. In her words “It’s an academic programme for us to evaluate our students in clothing and sugar craft”.

She further acknowledged the unique role of the Department in the University that they do “not only train students for the classroom but to prepare them for self-employment and provide employment for others.”

The works on display were clothing designs, beads, floral designs and sugar craft works.

The event was graced by some principal officers, some Deans and Heads of Department, Dressmakers Associations in Effutu Municipality and Senior High  School students offering Home Economics in the Effutu Municipality and its environs.

Source: Media Relations

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