The overall best graduating student of the Institute of Education, UCC, Mr. Ransford Owusu has called on his fellow graduates to strive for higher heights in order to fit into the ever changing and growing trends of society.
Staff of the Komenda College of Education say the college will near collapse if the Ministry of Education does not revise its educational reforms to reintroduce the general education programme which has been the main and most preferred programme of training for most students of the college since the college was established.
Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah has announced that the Institute of Education, in collaboration with selected departments in the College of Education Studies, has rolled out post-diploma programmes.
These programmes will lead to the award of Bachelor of Education degrees; Bachelor of Education (Social Studies), (Arts), (Mathematics), (Science), (Social Studies), (Home Economics), (Management), (Accounting) and (Information Technology).
This forms part of the current reforms by the Ministry of Education at the Colleges of Education which according to the Vice Chancellor has been embraced by the University.
The Council Chairperson of University of Cape Coast, Mrs. Nancy Thompson has charged the university to transform its knowledge and research base to attract funding from relevant stakeholders in order to improve and promote higher education.
She notes many stakeholders in higher education including governments and development partners strongly believe that the major resource that can have an enormous contribution to the sustainability of the development of countries is knowledge.
The University of Cape Coast yesterday launched its Corporate Strategic Plan for 2018-2022.
The vision of the five-year Strategic Plan is for the University of Cape Coast to be a university with a worldwide acclaim that is strongly positioned for innovative teaching, research and professional development.
The Plan which is the third Corporate Strategic Plan builds on the two previous ones; that is 2003-2008 and 2012-2017, takes cognizance of the experience and developments in the university, in the country and in the world at large.
Graduate Students of University of Cape Coast have been urged to commodify their research findings and commercialize their intellectual properties as a means of wealth creation.
Pro Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. George K.T. Oduro gave this counsel while addressing graduate students at the silver jubilee dinner and awards night of GRASAG UCC over the weekend.
The Faculty of Arts under the College of Humanities and Legal Studies of University of Cape Coast has held a day’s seminar to discuss the efforts women and their contributions towards development in Africa.
The Seminar which was on the topic; Gender, Globalization and Education was aimed at looking at the role of gender in issues of social justice, inequality, and how women are able to create an impact within the knowledge systems.
The head of Research and Graduate Studies of the College of Human Sciences of University of South Africa (UNISA), Prof. Puleng Segalo reiterated the need for women to be recognized for their contributions within the knowledge systems that impact society positively.