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COLTEK Wins COL Grant to Train Youth in Automotive Electronic Car Repairs and Maintenance

The College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) has won a 57,000-Canadian-Dollar-grant under the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) to pilot “Skills-in-Demand Project” in Ghana. With the grant, COLTEK will train, at least, 100 Ghanaian youth in Automotive Electronic car repairs and maintenance.

COL is an inter-governmental organisation established by the Commonwealth Heads of Government in 1988 with the focus on encouraging the development and sharing of open learning and distance education knowledge, resources and technologies.

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Mr. Francis Obeng assumes duty as Finance Officer of UEW

The Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba on 4th July 2019 appointed Mr. Francis Obeng as the Finance Officer. Mr. Obeng officially assumed duty on 17th July, 2019, subsequently took permission, and fully assumed duty on Monday 2nd September, 2019.

He was conducted round some offices of the University by the Registrar, Surv. Paul Osei-Barima, Esq. He also took part in a training workshop on the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System currently ongoing at the University.

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COLTEK Organises Orientation for 2019 Fresh Sandwich Students

The Coordinator for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programmes at the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Dr. Humphrey Danso has assured the public of the high quality of programmes that UEW offers via its Sandwich and Distance Modes.

He reiterated that the quality of UEW’s Sandwich and Distance programmes were same as its highly competitive regular programmes.

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Senior Staff of COLTEK Schooled on Modern Trends in University Administration

The Department of Human Resource (DHR) at the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has organised a two-day workshop on current trends in University Administration for all senior staff of the College.

Participants were also exposed to various working Policy Documents of the UEW in a bid to refresh their memories in respect of their duties and responsibilities to the University as well as their rights and benefits.

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Faculty of Education and Communication Sciences Strategises for Future Growth

The Faculty of Education and Communication Sciences (FECS) of the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) has organised a three-day workshop for its staff to prepare for the start of the 2019/2020 academic year and strategise towards the future growth of the Faculty.

The workshop, held at Obuasi in the Ashanti Region, offered the opportunity for long-drawn-out sessions for in-depth discussions into key issues, in addition to presentations on various strategic topics.

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Five Public Universities and Affiliate Colleges of Education to Roll out new B. Ed Programme from October 2019

From October 2019, forty-six public Colleges of Education will collaborate with five public universities in the country to roll out the new B. Ed programme which was approved by the National Accreditation Board in July 2018. This was disclosed at a two day orientation workshop organized by T-Tel for communicators from the five participating public universities to explore ways to support the roadmap for the delivery of the B.Ed programme and to address emerging communication issues.

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Works Begin on a Two-Storey Classroom Block at COLTEK

Construction works on a two-storey classroom block has begun at the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) of University of Education, Winneba (UEW) as a further effort towards creating space to accommodate the increasing number of students to the University.

The over GHC1.7 million project is scheduled for completion within eight months and would have capacity for 500 students at a seating with washrooms. The facility would be accessible to all persons with disability.

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