July 2021

Management Commissions Purpose-built UEW Bookshop

Managements of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) and Kingdom Books and Stationery Limited (KBSL) have commissioned a purpose-built bookshop for the University at its North Campus in Winneba.

The purpose-built UEW bookshop, rented out to KBSL to operate for some years and later hand over to the University, encompasses a bookshop floor, warehouse area, external works and exclusions.


UEW Researchers with MPA Present Country Report on GSP to Minister of Education

A team of researchers from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), in association with the Millennium Promise Alliance (MPA), has presented a country-level research report on compliance to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from the Global School Project (GSP) through the Minister of Education, Hon. Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, to the United Nations (UN). The occasion was also used to present to the Minister his letter of credence inviting him to serve on the high-level UN Advisory Board for Mission 4.7.


ITECPD Sharpens Expertise of Affiliate Colleges of Education Tutors

The Institute for Teacher Education and Continuing Professional Development (ITECPD), University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has organised a five-day workshop on test item construction for tutors of affiliated Colleges of Education (CoE).  

The tutors were guided to construct test items for level 200 semester two courses in alignment with relevant policies such as the National Teacher Standards (NTS), the National Teacher Education Curriculum Framework (NTECF), the National Teacher Education Assessment Policy (NTEAP), and Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI).


HR Urges Security Personnel to Build Healthy Communication Relationships

The Division of Human Resource (HR) has urged security personnel in the University of Education Winneba (UEW) to establish healthy communication relationships with staff, students and other stakeholders of the University.

The admonition came at a weeklong training workshop organised by HR from Monday, 5th to Friday, 9th July, 2021, at the North Assembly Hall, Winneba Campus. The motive for the workshop was to build up capacity and revamp the skills of the security staff.


The Impact Workshop

The workshop is part of an ongoing research project that investigates “the early education for young deaf children and their caregivers in Ghana”. It is a collaboration between the University of Leeds, UK, and the Department of Special Education, Faculty of Education, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. It is funded by the British Academy’s Early Childhood Education Programme, supported under the Global Challenges Research Fund.


Department of Geography Education Trains Stakeholders on GIS

The Department of Geography Education on Tuesday, 13th July, 2021, organised a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) training workshop for stakeholders from the corporate sector, public sector, civil society and specific staff in the University community.  

The training, held at the GIS Laboratory at the Faculty of Social Sciences Education Block, Room 304, taught participants how to effectively use the GIS to fight against the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19).


Geography Education Department Details Role of Geography in Fighting COVID-19

As part of their activities for the 2021 academic year, the Department of Geography Education in a seminar organised to commemorate its departmental week celebration has expounded the crucial roles Geography played in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.

The seminar held under the theme: “The Role of Geography in the Fight against COVID-19” took place on Wednesday, 14th July, 2021, at the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre, North Campus.  


SSA-UoG UEW Local Elects Substantive Executives

The Senior Staff Association – Universities of Ghana, University of Education, Winneba Local on Friday, 16th July, 2021, held elections at the University’s North Campus to elect its executives.  

The election, which was supervised by the Electoral Commission, Winneba, saw a massive turnout at the polls.  The peacefully organised elections started at 9:00 am and closed at 3:00 pm.  


Final Extension of Registration Deadline

Students are to note that Management has granted a final extension for the 2020/2021 second semester Registration. This extension would end on Thursday the 22nd of July 2021.

Any student who fails to take advantage of this extension would not be able to take part in the Mid-Semester Examination which starts on the 25th of July, 2021.

Students would be required to show Proof of Registration before taking part in the Mid-Semester Examinations. 


HR Refines UEW Security Personnel Skills

The Division of Human Resource (HR) in collaboration with the Security Services Directorate, University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has organised a five-day theoretical and practice hands-on workshop to train personnel of the Security Services Directorate.  

The workshop, which took place from Monday, 5th to Friday, 9th July, 2021, at the North Campus Assembly Hall in Winneba, was basically to build the capacity and revamp the skills of the Security Staff.


Braille Library Receives Braille Bibles from BSG

As part of their charity work, the Bible Society of Ghana (BSG) on Thursday, 8th July, 2021, donated 14 boxes of Braille Bibles to the Braille Library at the Faculty of Social Sciences Education (FSSE) Block, University of Education, Winneba (UEW), North Campus. 

The donation is to enable visually impaired students of UEW to accustom themselves to the Word of God. It was also in fulfilment of the BSG’s intent to get the Word of God across to everybody and make it accessible and affordable at the same time.