February 2022

Notice of Commencement of Lectures

Following the decision of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) to suspend their strike to enable them to engage with the government, the Management of UEW wishes to inform its cherished continuing and fresh students, staff, and the entire University Community that lectures begin on

Thursday, March 3, 2022.

The full details of the revised first-semester calendar for the 2021/2022 academic year will be made available in due course.



UEW Audit Committee Inaugurated

The Director-General of the Internal Audit Agency (IAA) has inducted a five-member Audit Committee of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW). 

This was at a brief ceremony attended by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mawutor Avoke; Registrar, Surv. Paul Osei-Barima; Finance Officer, Mr. Francis Obeng and the Ag. Internal Auditor. Dr. Isaac Marfo on Tuesday, 22nd February, 2022, at the Council Chamber, North Campus, UEW.


Prof. Avoke Tours Faculties

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mawutor Avoke with his team has embarked on a two-day familiarisation tour to interact with members of the various faculties on the two campuses of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW).  

Prof. Avoke was on the tour to connect with members of the various faculties firsthand, learn about their needs, and solicit their help and recommendations for upholding unity, reconciliation, peace, and development for the betterment of the University.


Simpa Hall Procures Sports Logistics

The Management of Simpa Hall, in collaboration with the Hall Executives, as part of the preparation for the impending inter-halls games, has procured sports equipment worth several thousands of Ghana cedis.

The equipment include first aid boxes, sets of jerseys, sets of running vests, goalkeeping gloves, netball bibs, stockings, soccer balls, volleyballs, handballs, basketballs, goalkeeping jerseys, a cooler and captain armbands.


Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) | Call for Applications

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is pleased to announce that the next round of competition for the CADFP is now open.

Apply now before February 28, 2022 at 11:59PM EST

What is the CADFP?

The CADFP is a scholar exchange program for African higher education institutions to host a Diaspora scholar for 14-90 days for projects in curriculum co-development, research collaboration and graduate student teaching and mentoring.

Who is eligible?


UEW Council Chair Urges Prof. Mawutor Avoke to promote Unity and Reconciliation

The Chairman of the University’s Council has urged Professor Mawutor Avoke to genuinely pursue reconciliation as he returns to the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) as substantive Vice-Chancellor.

He further impressed upon Prof. Avoke to use progressive and consultative skills to promote a stable University community that will lead to transformative academic laurels.


School Selection and Local Food Production in Ghana’s School Feeding Programme

School feeding programmes have been touted to improve school enrolment and physical development of children in poorer communities, but discussions on school selection criteria and linkages to local food production have been very minimal. This article discusses school selection and local food production under Ghana’s feeding programme. Findings show that school selection has been very problematic, motivated largely by political patronage and financial gain, and not by the stated criteria of poverty and low enrolment.


UEW Governing Council Chairman Meets Management on Reinstatement of Prof. Mawutor Avoke and Five Others

The Chairman of the UEW Governing Council has met with Management of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) as part of the processes of complying with the Court’s ruling to reinstate Prof. Mawutor Avoke and Five Others to the University.

The Chairman informed Management that Prof. Avoke and the Five Others will resume work with immediate effect. Present at the meeting were Prof. Mawutor Avoke, Dr. Theophilus Ackorlie, Mr. Frank Owusu Boateng, Ms. Mary Dzimey and Daniel Tetteh who are part of staff reinstated.


Election of Convocation Representatives on UEW Governing Council

The term of office of the Convocation Representatives on UEW Governing Council will come to an end on February 28, 2022.  Section 8 (1) of the University of Education Act (672) provides that: “Every member of the Council except the Vice-Chancellor and Principals shall hold office for a period of two years and is eligible for re-appointment’.

Statute 70 (2) of the UEW Statutes 2020 also provides that: “The term of office of a Convocation Representative on Council shall be two (2) years and eligible for a further term of two (2) years only.”


Twenty-first-century African classicism: illustrations from the piano trio Pivicafrique on the theme of Jack Berry’s ‘Sasabonsam’s Match’

his article provides an insight into the thought processes of a composer, offering a guide for listeners to think creatively through the music. It presents a panoramic view and an analysis of the piano trio based on ‘Sasabonsam’s Match’ composed by the author. The 18-minute work called Pivicafrique for piano, violin and cello exemplifies Nketia’s syncretic approach to contemporary African composition and Euba’s theory of African pianism.


Seven-Member UEW Unity, Reconciliation and Inclusion Committee Inaugurated

Management of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has inaugurated a seven-member Unity, Reconciliation and Inclusion Committee with the mandate to initiate the process of healing. 

The Committee, unveiled on Tuesday, 1st February, 2022, at the Council Chamber of UEW, comprised Prof. Francis Owusu Mensah (Chairman), Dr. Charlotte Fofo Lomotey, Mrs. Esther Yeboah Danso-Wiredu (PhD), Dr. Anselm Komla Abotsi, Dr. Richardson Addai-Munumkum, Dr. Regina Oforiwaa Caesar and Dr. (Mrs.) Patricia Ananga (Secretary).