A team of researchers from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has held a stakeholder meeting with station leaders of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) to elicit their input on the best ways to remove barriers to a disability-inclusive transport system in Ghana.
Level 400 Physics Education students at the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) have showcased their projects on semiconductor physics, heat, and waves as part of the requirements for completing their programme of study.
The students constructed a rotating V-shaped solar panel tracker, an irrigation system, a smart dustbin that opens itself when someone walks up to it, and a radio transmitter to identify a radio station's frequency range, among other inventions.
The Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Neenyi Ghartey VII, has entreated the government to strengthen youth-focused policies that promote education, vocational training and entrepreneurship to empower the next generation and enhance their contribution to the economy.
He said this would help avert the current economic challenges and the spectre of unemployment sweeping through West Africa. He called on the government to ensure that its policy facilitates collaboration between educational institutions and industries to align curricula with market demands.
Mr. Alfred Otabil, a Principal Administrative Assistant at the Directorate of Security Services at the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has worked himself through the ranks in the university to earn a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Educational Administration and Management from UEW at its second session of the 27th Congregation.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mawutor Avoke, has indicated the University of Education, Winneba’s (UEW) resolve to complete the construction of the Ghana Universities Staff Superannuation Scheme (GUSSS) hostel sites 1 and 3 to ease accommodation pressure on students next academic year.
He assured the university community and stakeholders of completing 11 projects by the end of his tenure on Saturday, 30th September, 2023, of which the GUSSS hostel sites 1 and 3 would definitely be part.
The Institute for Educational Research and Innovation Studies (IERIS) of the University of Education, Winneba (IERIS-UEW), a service provider for the National Teaching Council (NTC) in the conduct of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for teachers, has engaged 422 teachers in the Kwaebibirem with the regional and district directors of education.
The training took place at three venues concurrently at Kwaebibirem for two days, from Wednesday, 16th to Thursday, 17th August, 2023.
The Department of Mathematics Education, University of Education, Winneba (UEW), on Wednesday, 16th August, 2023, launched a project aimed at mentoring Senior High School (SHS) students in mathematics.
The project, dubbed “Mentoring the Next Generation”, was held under the theme “Using Mathematics as a Tool to Achieve Quality Education (SDG 4)”.
The Graduate Students’ Association of Ghana, University of Education, Winneba Chapter (GRASAG-UEW) has held its 7th International Multidisciplinary Conference for Postgraduate Students at the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre, North Campus, Winneba.
The three-day conference was under the theme "Paradigm Shift in Pedagogical Innovations for Transformative Education. The conference featured guest speakers and presenters from diverse backgrounds who provided insight into contemporary issues in education to inform policy and practice.
The Head of the Department of Journalism and Media Studies (DJMS), School of Communication and Media Studies (SCMS), University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Dr. Gifty Appiah-Adjei, has called for greater collaboration between academia and industry in the area of training journalist.
She said the disconnect that existed between training and practice made it imperative for such collaboration, stressing that “It is important to underscore the critical role of professionalism in journalism practice in the country.”
Five Scholars from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), undertaking a research project titled "Removing Barriers to Disability-Inclusive Transport System (Policies and Regulations) in Accra and Nairobi", have had an interaction with officials of the National Council on Persons with Disability (NCPD) for their input.
The research project, dubbed SITUATE-2, seeks to find viable solutions to the barriers the UEW researchers identified in SITUATE-1, which focused on a policy and practice agenda for a disability-inclusive urban transport system in Accra and Nairobi.