UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION WINNEBA

Country: Ghana  
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Continent: Africa



PROFILE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, WINNEBA GHANA

Establishment
The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) was established by the University of Education, Winneba Act 2004, Act 672 on May 14, 2004. It was originally established by PNDC Law 322 (1992) as the University College of Education of Winneba (UCEW) through the amalgamation of seven diploma awarding institutions, viz: the Specialist Training College, the Advanced Teacher Training College, the National Academy of Music  all located at Winneba; the School of Ghana Languages, Ajumako; College of Special Education, Mampong-Akuapem, St. Andrews Training College, Mampong-Ashanti and the Advanced Technical Teachers College, Kumasi.


Mandate
The University is charged with the responsibility of 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 the country s drive to produce scholars whose knowledge would be fully responsive to the realities and exigencies of contemporary Ghana and the West African sub-region.


Location
The University has four campuses: the Winneba Campus, the Kumasi Campus, the Mampong-Ashanti Campus and Ajumako campus.


Winneba Campus
The Winneba Campus which is the main campus of the University is spread over three sites (North, Central and South) within the Winneba Municipality. The Central Administration of the University is located at the South Campus.


Kumasi Campus
The Kumasi Campus which hosts the College of Technology Education is about 280 kilometers north-west of Accra and about 320 kilometers away from Winneba, the main Campus.


Mampong-Ashanti Campus
The Mampong-Ashanti Campus hosts the College of Agriculture Education and is situated 51 kilometers north-east of Kumasi.


Vision Statement
To be an internationally reputable institution for teacher education and research


Mission Statement
To train competent professional teachers for all levels of education as well as conduct research, disseminate knowledge and contribute to educational policy and development.
 
http://www.uew.edu.gh

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