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Integrate Co-Curricular activities into existing academic curriculum-Senior Research Fellow

The Director-General of the Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA) of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Dr. Michael Boakye-Yiadom has called on university authorities to integrate co-curricular activities into the academic curriculum to well equip students for the corporate world.

He notes that the corporate world is challenging and that the world has high expectations of University graduates hence it is critical that lecturers and stakeholders of Universities impart practical knowledge to students to support them.

IEPA Joins 15 Other UNESCO Category II Centres For Education To Dialogue On Ways To Achieve SDG 4

The Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA), a UNESCO Category II Centre at the University of Cape Coast, joined fifteen (15) global UNESCO Category II Centres for Education to dialogue and recommend a road map to achieving the UNESCO Medium-term Strategy for 2022-2029 (41/C/4) and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.

Global Education Network Presents Award of Excellence to Prof. George Oduro

The immediate past Pro Vice-Chancellor of UCC, Prof. George K. T. Oduro, has been presented the “Award of Excellence” by the Global Education Network (GEN) for his contributions to educational leadership in sub-Sahara Africa.

Prof Oduro was among 13 academics from Africa who received the awards at the 8th International Multi-Disciplinary Conference of GEN at the University of Sierra Leone. The Conference was on the theme “Research, Innovation, Peace and Development in the sub-Sahara Africa”. Prof . Oduro was also a lead presenter at the Conference.

Meet the Presec Legon teacher who won the best teacher award in Africa

Ms Augusta Lartey-Young was named among the top three teachers at the 2019 African Union Continental Teacher Awards.

The African Union Continental Teacher Awards is aimed at demonstrating respect for teachers and the teaching profession, by encouraging and celebrating the committed teachers in Africa.

As part of the honour, Ms Augusta Lartey-Young was awarded a cash prize of $10,000.

We know most of you might be wondering who this teacher is, what she teaches and where she had her education.

UCC Hosts 2nd International Seminar of the Future of the Teaching Profession

The University of Cape Coast under the auspices of the Institute for Educational Planning and Administration has hosted the Second International Seminar of the future of the Teaching Profession in Africa.
The two-day seminar which was held at Elmina Beach Resort was on the theme “Teacher Professionalism and Curriculum in Africa” was convened by African Union Commission; Education International and Open Society Foundations. It brought together representatives of teacher unions and other stakeholders of education in Africa.

AAU Conference Facilitated by Dr. Boakye Yiadom

Dr. Michael Boakye-Yiadom, a research fellow at the Institute for Educational Planning and Administration, was invited by the Association of African Universities as Guest Facilitator for the Annual Conference for Student Affairs Practitioners in Kigali-Rwanda.

Participants & Aims of the Conference

The conference which was held from Monday 14th– Friday 18th October, 2019 was attended by Deans of Student Affairs, Hall Masters and Wardens, School Psychologists and Counselors. Among participants was the Dean of Students of UCC Prof. Eugene KM Darteh.

Government to support expansion of University of Cape Coast’s IEPA

The Hon. Minister of Education, Matthew Opoku Prempeh has said that Government intends to support the expansion of the Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA) across West Africa.

Currently, the only West African institution running the Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA) is the University of Cape Coast,Ghana.

He was speaking at the UNESCO executive board 207th Session as Ghana’s representative and leader of the delegation.

IEPA Organises 5th Students Creativity and Innovations EXPO
The Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (I. E. P. A) has organised the Fifth Students Creativity and Innovations Expo at the C. A. Ackah Lecture Theatre Complex.
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