Our Special Mandate

The University is charged with the responsibility of producing professional educators to spearhead a national vision of education aimed at redirecting Ghana's effort along the path of rapid economic and social development.

Our Vision

To be an internationally reputable institution for teacher education and research.

Our Mission

To train competent professional teachers for all levels of education as well as conduct research disseminate knowledge and contribute to educational policy and development.

Brief History

The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) started as a University College in 1992 under PNDC Law 322. UEW brought together seven diploma awarding colleges (the Advanced Teacher Training College, the Specialist Training College and the National Academy of Music all located at Winneba; the School of Ghana Languages, Ajumako; College of Special Education, Akwapim-Mampong; the Advanced Technical Training College, Kumasi; and the St. Andrews Agricultural Training College, Mampong-Ashanti. 

The University operates from four Campuses (Winneba, Kumasi, Mampong and Ajumako) and a number of Distance Education Study Cetres. The Winneba Campus houses the main Administration, and the seat of the Vice-Chancellor.

Our Campuses