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Univesity of Education, Winneba

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The University of Education at Winneba (UEW) is a university in Winneba, Ghana. Its main aim is to train teachers for the education system of Ghana.

University of Education, Winneba
Motto     Education for Excellence
Established     1992
Type     Public
Chairman     Jude Kofi Bucknor
Chancellor     vacant
Vice-Chancellor     Prof. A. Asabere-Ameyaw
Students     16,879
Location     Winneba, Central Region, Ghana
Campus     Winneba, Kumasi, Mampong
Website     www.uew.edu.gh


The university has twenty-nine Academic departments and centres, six Faculties. It also has twelve Distance Education Regional Study Centres throughout Ghana.

College of Agriculture Education

    Department of Agricultural Engineering
    Department of Animal Science Education
    Department of Interdisciplinary Studies Unit
    Department of Soil and Crop Science Education

Faculty of Business Education

    Department of Business Education
    Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Faculty of Vocational and Technology Education

    Department of Technology Education
    Department of Information Technology Education

Faculty of Education

    Department of Basic Education
    Department of Early Childhood Care and Development Education
    Department of Psychology and Education
    Department of Special Education

Faculty of Languages Education

    Department of Akan-Nzema Education
    Department of Applied Linguistics
    Department of English Education
    Department of Ewe Education
    Department of French Education
    Department of Ga-Damgbe Education
    Department of Gur-Gonja Education

Faculty of Science Education

    Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Sports
    Department of Home Economics Education
    Departments of Mathematics Education
    Department of Biology Education

 Department of Chemistry Education
 Department of Physics Education
 Department of Integrated Science Education

Faculty of Social Sciences

    Department of Social Science Education
    Department of Social Studies Education

Institutes and Schools
School of Creative Arts

    Department of Art Education
    Department of Music and Performing Art Education

Institute for Educational Development and Extension

    Center for Continuing Education
    Center for Distance Education
    Center for Teacher Development and Action Research

School for Research and Graduate Studies

    Centre for Educational Policy Studies (CEPS)


It is a multi-campus, multi-site university. It has three main campuses, One at Winneba in the Central Region of Ghana, and the other two at Kumasi and Mampong all in the Ashanti Region.

As a multi-campus, multi-site university with campuses and learning centres in other parts of the country, UEW is committed to the development of education in the country through the training of the country's human resource. The six Faculties, one institute and two centres of the university provide programmes in the areas of science and mathematics education, technology and business education, agriculture education, home economics education, cultural studies, creative arts education, guidance and counselling, and educational administration and leadership.

The university draws its strength from seven diploma-awarding colleges of education of national acclaim from which it was constituted, as well as the strong blend between subject content and methodology. The location of the campuses and study centres in different geographical regions of the country ensures our desire to engage more closely with our communities and to provide opportunities for development. Through our innovative programmes and delivery systems we are making serious strides in raising the profile of the university and attracting experienced staff from the region.

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