UEW in the Media

Dr. Appiah-Adjei Urges Academia and Industry to Collaborate in Training Journalists

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.”


Dr. Ophelia Ohenewa Mefful: Tale of Determination, Triumph

Dr. Ophelia Ohenewa Mefful, an example of resilience and hard work, stands as a testament to both human determination and divine providence.

Despite encountering numerous obstacles throughout her life, she managed to surmount them and recently graduated from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Fashion. 

Dr. Mefful currently serves as a lecturer at the Takoradi Technical University, where she continues to inspire others with her journey.


GhanaWeb Special: Meet Sylvia Peprah, the Deafblind Graduate from the UEW

Sylvia Abena Peprah’s story as the first of her kind to attain high academic heights drew this Correspondent close to her to unearth the secrets behind her success.

The 34-year-old deafblind young woman from Breman-Asikuma in the Central Region lived her life as a normal child until age seven when a strange illness led to her admission at the Korle-Bu teaching hospital. Upon recovery however, the young girl lost her hearing and visual ability and her speech to a large extent.


Colleges of Education Teachers Excel in Licensure Exam — Study by a Team of Researchers from UEW

Trained teachers from the colleges of education performed better than those from the universities in the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) so far conducted, a research has revealed.

According to the study conducted by a team of six researchers from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) from 2021 to 2022, the pass rate of those from the colleges was 79 per cent, while that for those from the universities was 71 per cent.


UEW Researcher Discusses Age Fraud in African Football with DW

Accusations of age fraud constantly dog African footballers and are even used to explain failures to replicate youth success at senior level. African nations have a responsibility to ensure that data isn't manipulated.

In January this year, Cameroon dropped 32 players from their under-17 men's national team squad after they failed age eligibility tests.

It wasn’t the first such incident. Back in 2016, just under half of Nigeria's under-17 team were ruled out of an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier due to failed tests.


Don’t Transfer Fear for Maths to Children - Lecturer Advises Parents

A former Dean of the Faculty of Science Education of the University of Education, Winneba, Prof. Samuel Kwasi Asiedu-Addo, has advised parents not to transfer their fear of Mathematics to their children through their words.

He said most parents who had difficulty with Mathematics while in school tend to describe the subject with negative words thus involuntarily instilling the fear of the subject into their children.


Counselling students of UEW sensitise Effutuman on Juvenile Recidivism

The Department of Psychology and Education of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has appealed to the Government to promote guidance and counselling in all institutions.

Rev. Jonathan Asare, a member of the Guidance and Counselling Group of the Departmment, made the appeal in a 25-page presentation he made at a Guidance Seminar the Group organised on the topic: “Juvenile Recidivism: A Challenge to Nation Building.” 


UEW prepares itself to enroll more free SHS beneficiaries

Kumasi, April 28, GNA – The University of Education Winneba (UEW) is putting in place practical steps to provide physical infrastructure to enable it to be fully ready to enrol and accommodate many beneficiaries of the free senior high school programme.

Rev. Fr. Professor Anthony Afful-Broni, Acting Vice Chancellor said, for starters, the University was constructing four sets of 500 capacity lecture pavilions at the Winneba campus, which were expected to be completed before the beginning of the new academic year.


UEW withholds certificates of 300 students - They breached congregation rules



04 DECEMBER 2017


UEW withholds certificates of 300 students - They breached congregation rules

About 300 graduating students of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) have had their certificates withheld for three months because they disregarded the rules of congregation of the university.