University of Education, Winneba
Arms of the University of Education, Winneba
|Motto||Education for Service|
|Chancellor||Alhaji Asoma Banda|
|Vice-Chancellor||Prof. Mawutor Avoke|
|Location||Winneba, Central Region, Ghana|
|Campus||Urban area / Suburban area
(Winneba, Kumasi, Mampong, Ajumako)
Scarlet, White and Ultramarine
The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) is a University in Winneba, Central Region of Ghana. Its main aim is to train teachers for the education system of Ghana. The University of Education, Winneba is charged with the responsibility of teacher education and producing professional educators to spearhead a new national vision of education aimed at redirecting Ghana’s efforts along the path of rapid economic and social development. The University of Education, Winneba is expected to play a leading role in Ghana’s drive to produce scholars whose knowledge would be fully responsive to the realities and exigencies of contemporary Ghana.
A formal ceremony to admit sandwich students into the Winneba campus of the University of Education, Winneba has taken place at the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre on 7th August, 2017.
The Registrar of the University of Ghana, Legon (UG), Mrs. Mercy Haizel-Ashia, has called for effective collaboration and partnership among universities in Ghana. She made the call on Friday, August 4, 2017, at the University of Ghana, Legon, Accra during a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Workshop of the Ghana Association of University Administrators (GAUA).
The President of the republic of Ghana, H. E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo has reverberated the government’s commitment to provide quality education to Ghanaians by making research and innovation the heart of education in Ghana.
He said this when he graced the second session of the 21st Congregation of the University of Education, Winneba at the Jophus Anamoah-Mensah Conference Centre on Saturday, July 29, 2017.
A group led by Prof. Ofosu Kusi,Mrs Anitha Adu- Boahen,and Ms Justina Akansor have paired up with their German counterparts to examine historical issues through different perspectives. Each tandem is working and researching while visiting many sites in Berlin.
The President of the Oduduwa University, Chief Dr. Ramon Adegoke Adedoyin, paid a courtesy call on the Ag. Vice-Chancellor and the Deans of Faculty of the University of Education Winneba to develop a framework of cooperation between the two universities. Chief Dr. Ramon who is in Ghana as part of efforts of Oduduwa University’s quest to build partnerships and relations with other like-minded institution in Africa used the opportunity to sign an MOU with UEW.
A Panel Discussion on Documentary Linguistics was held as part of activities of the Summer school organised by the College of Languages Education, Ajumako, of University of Education, Winneba.
The discussion which was held on Radio Windy Bay 98.3fm of the University of Education Winneba on Thursday 20th July, 2017 covered a number of areas including political interference in the enactment and implementation of Language Policies. Download an audio file of the entire discussion below.
The University of Education, Winneba has extended its support to the Central Regional Hockey Association during the maiden edition of the Inter-Communities Hockey Competition in the region held on 8th July, 2017.
The tournament, which was under the theme “Hockey for all; play for all” was organized to give playing time to the players, develop coaches, improve on officiating the game, motivate the youth to continue training and play the game, and bring hockey to the doorsteps of the communities.
The Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah, on Tuesday, 18th July, 2017 inaugurated the Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW).
In a short address, he informed the council members that, they have been individually and collectively selected to take charge of the University based on their track records. He charged them as a matter of urgency, to restore calm on campus.
Senior lecturer in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Dr. Jim Weiler, has donated over two hundred books and audio-visuals that cover subjects such as history, economics, geography etc. to the Department of History Education. Dr. Jim, who is also Head of Department of Department of History Education and a visiting lecturer at the Department of Economics Education, also helped the Department to purchase books with his own credit card.