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SPRINGS COLLEGE
SPRINGS COLLEGE
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PRINCIPAL'S COLLEGE
PRINCIPAL'S COLLEGE
About: This institution was established in late 1990 where it was only supporting other tertiary students with tutorials and examination techniques. It was given 'full approval to operate' by Ghana Education Service as a diploma level tutorial college in 2001.In the same year,the institution got affiliated to Cambridge International College, UK, to admit students and teach their diploma programmes. Principal's College is accredited by the National Accreditation Board as a full tertiary institution, offering programmes from diploma level to Master of Business Administration level.
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INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND JOURNALISM
INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND JOURNALISM
About: Institute of business management and journalism was founded in 1990 as a private tertiary institution and was accredited by the Ghana national accreditation board in 2005 to run tertiary courses. Since the institute’s inception, it has become one of the famous and foremost private institutions of higher learning in the country. IBM&J is a well-known institute with a good academic staff carefully selected for their experience and expertise in their chosen fields. The lecturers also bring a wealth of industrial experience to the class that will help bridge the gap between the real of classroom education and the professional world. The institute awards Diploma to its students in Journalism in its examination centers - Institute of Comm. MGT [ICM] UK and has now introduced BA – Communication Studies for those who want to upgrade
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GHANA INSURANCE COLLEGE
GHANA INSURANCE COLLEGE
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ACCRA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
ACCRA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
About: Accra College of Education was formally called Accra Training College (ATRACO) AND was established to train quality teachers in the country GHANA.
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BEREKUM COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
BEREKUM COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
About: The college was established in February, 1953 as a Government institution with the motto PER ADUA AD ASTRA. Nana Yiadom Boakye Owusu II, the then Omanhene of Berekum traditional area released 42 hectares (103.491 acres) of land, and laid the foundation stone for the establishment of the college. Sixty male students were enrolled in February, 1953. The first principal was Mr T.T. Buchanan. Mr Alex Godwin Kwakye was the first college prefect. Three dormitories were built and named after the first three principals: Buchanan House, Nicholas House, and Stewart House. Mr I. E. Hayfron was the first Ghanaian principal of the college. The college took off with 2-year certificate B programme till 1961 when 4-year certificate A programme was introduced. In 1958, with the turning of Winneba Training College into Specialist Training College, students pursuing Certificate B programme were transferred to Berekum. The last batch of the 2-year Certificate B programme students left in 1963. In 1964, 2-year specialist programme in mathematics was also introduced. The programme was transferred to Winneba in 1966. The college became a co-educational institution when women were admitted in 1965. In 1968, 2-year post-secondary certificate A programme was introduced to run alongside the 4-year certificate A programme. The 4-year programme was phased out in 1971. Berekum Girls Secondary School was established in 1972, and it was attached to the training college, which was then a female institution. Men were re-admitted into the college in 1974. The Girls Secondary School was removed in 1975. In that year, 3-year post-secondary programme was introduced to run alongside the 4-year post-middle programme that was re-introduced in 1975. A modular programme for untrained teachers was introduced in 1984. The post-middle programme was finally phased out in 1992. In September, 2007 the college was given accreditation to offer diploma programme. However, the first batch of diploma graduates passed out in July, 2007. Student enrolment as at September, 2009 stood at 892, comprising 595 men and 297 women. The college offered 2-year sandwich programme in Diploma in Basic Education for 527 certificate A teachers between August, 2007 and May, 2009. Four-year diploma in basic education programme was introduced in December, 2005 for 586 untrained teachers. Two hundred and thirty-one (231) untrained teachers were also admitted on sandwich programme for Teachers Certificate in Basic Education There are 40 teaching staff members comprising 33 men and 7 women.
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COMBONI TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL  INSTTUTE
COMBONI TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL INSTTUTE
About: Comboni Technical Vocational Institute was established in 1988 by Rev. Fr Richard Novati of the Comboni Missionaries of the sacred heart, a society founded by an Italian Bishop called Daniel Comboni now named a saint.The institute is located at Sogakope in a surburb called Comboni Centre, in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region.
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DAMBAI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
DAMBAI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
About: etting to the end of the year 1973, it became apparent that there was the need to establish a Teacher Training College (TTC) in the northern-most part of the Volta Region to train teachers for the area and the nation at large. The first meeting on that issue was held at Banka Local Authority Primary School, Banka- Dambai. In attendance were the then Minister of Education, Col.E.O. Nyanteh, the Volta Regional Director of Education- Mr. Akoto Ampaw, Mr. Okyere Henaku, Chiefs and Elders from Dormabin and Tokurano and members of the Dambai Town Development Committee. The Minister informed the meeting about the urgent need for a training college to be established in the area to absorb the qualified students from the Krachi Secondary and Nkwanta Secondary Schools to trained as teachers for that part of the region so as to minimize the setback in education created by the lack of qualified teachers to man the schools in the area. Mindful of the land and chieftaincy disputes that bedeviled Dambai at the time, the late Nana Okunte suggested that the College be established at Dormabin instead of Dambai as originally proposed. However, the late Nana Kokroko II of Borae retorted that the prerogative was his to decide on who had the legitimate rights to occupy what position and who had a title to which land. Hence, the Town Development Committee should go ahead to establish the college where they proposed to locate it. This declaration was welcomed by all and the Town Development Committee was empowered to go ahead with plans without interference from any chief or person. ESTABLISHMENT OF THE COLLEGE In the year 1974, the Chairman of the Town Development Committee (TDC), the late Opanyin Kwame Awuranyi empowered his Vice Chairman Mr. Godfried Kwaku Ayesu to spearhead affairs regarding the establishment process. After the first meeting at Banka, it was proposed that Banka be made the site for the college to be named Banka Teacher Training College. This decision was cancelled and the Vice Chairman of the TDC suggested the present site which was debated at length and eventually accepted. The Minister of Education, Col. E.O. Nyanteh and the late Akoto Ampaw visited the second time to take the final decision on the site of the college. Before they departed, they promised the TDC of a training college for the people of Dambai to be known and called Dambai Training College (DATCO). A week after their departure, the premier Principal of the College, Mr. George Narh Bosumprah and his Vice Principal Mr.E.K. Dogbey reported to start work. By this time, no structures were available for the take off. In the face of these constraints, Mr. G.K. Ayesu, Vice Chairman of the TDC quickly roofed his uncompleted building and released part of it to be used as classrooms for the time being. Since there was no kitchen available, the town folks were mobilized to construct a make-shift kitchen and they quickly did. OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE COLLEGE The Dambai Teacher Training College officially opened on 4th October 1974 with thirty-five (35) students who were males drawn from all parts of the country. The initial staff included Messrs G.N.Busumprah from Ada, Principal; E.K. Dogbey from Nkonya – Vice Principal; Nana Kanya from Bejamse- Agriculture Science Master, and Mr. E.K.Agbo,a tutor and Senior House Master. Before the arrival of the 35 pioneer students, the Principal left for the Regional Office to seek for funds for the take off. The Vice Principal approached Mr. Ayesu for money to feed the students for the time being while awaiting the return of the Principal. Mr. Ayesu advanced forty-five thousand old cedis (45000.00) which is today’s forty-five Ghana Cedis (¢45.00) for the students’ up keep. The Principal on his return went to Mr.Ayesu to refund the said amount but Mr. Ayesu said he gave that to charity. This gesture made Mr. Bosumprah to bestow the title: “The Father of the College” on Mr. Ayesu. The Charge Office of the former Dambai Police station was the first classroom of the college while its long veranda served as the dining hall. Since the owner, Mr. Ayesu shared the building with the students; he supplied them with electricity free of charge for the initial two years. In the second year of the college, on the advice of Mr. G.K. Ayesu, the college changed to a co-educational institution admitting for the first time, twenty- four (24) women. In the light of this, the problem of accommodating the female students arose. The Dambai Chief Imam’s house which was originally rented for Administration Block was quickly fenced to house the ladies. With the intake of 70 students each year, it became imperative that additional accommodation be provided. The few classrooms available were also used as dormitories at night. To avoid the drudgery of re-arranging the classrooms each night for sleeping places and each morning for classes; the students decided to construct thatch roofed structures to serve as classrooms. A few months later, the late Blaise, of Blaise Constructions won a contract from the Government of Ghana for the construction of temporary wooden structures to serve as Dining cum Assembly hall, Administration Block, Library and the Principal’s residence. What was more heartening was the readiness of the students to stand up to the challenges that faced them. To ease the water problem, Messrs Blaise Construction constructed a dam behind the ladies’ dormitory (Unit Hall) around the present bore hole where students could fetch water for their daily use. The programmes offered in the College have gone through upgrading from 2-year Cert ‘B’; 4-year Cert ‘A’, 2-year Post-Secondary Cert ‘A’, 3 – Year Post-Secondary Cert “A” and now Diploma in Basic Education (DBE), Dambai College of Education is now a tertiary educational institution as a result of the elevation of teacher training colleges into tertiary institutions with focus on training of more qualified basic school teachers. This took effect with the passage of the Colleges of Education Act, Act 847 in 2012.
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AKATSI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
AKATSI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
About: Akatsi College of Education (AKATSICO) is a teacher training college located at Akatsi in the Volta Region of Ghana. It was established on 1 October 1963.[1] Its motto is "Quality teacher education in a changing society," and the college is home to more than 700 students.
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CONCORD BUSINESS COLLEGE
CONCORD BUSINESS COLLEGE
About: VISION To become a leading provider of QUALITY Private Education. MISSION Concord Business College represents a genuine initiative to provide top-quality yet affordable professional and academic education to students from Ghana and other African Countries.Education has universally been acclaimed as the harbinger of progress in a society. It helps citizens to make better decisions and it aids in the development of creative and innovative minds, all so crucial to building a society strong in science and technology, the drivers of economic well-being. Indeed, the very emergence of knowledge economies as economic powerhouse of today certifies the importance that is due to education. This cements the case for high quality education-management education in particular. The central parameters of our educational philosophy at CBC are thus: Students are partners, not clients Education must come first, business second Quality must be built into courses through continuous interaction with the marketplace Education must be made affordable and accessible to all This philosophy drives all that we do at CBC and we invite you to join us as we continue our efforts to produce high quality graduates with a strong understanding of the demand of our competitive business environment and also accept the challenge throughout their working lives to serve society with the welfare all in mind.
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SUNYANI TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
SUNYANI TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
About: To become a centre of excellence for the provision career-focused practically oriented middle level manpower training for the socio-economic development of the region and the nation in general. MISSION STATEMENT Sunyani Polytechnic is a public institution of higher learning that is committed to the provision of career-focused education and training at the tertiary level with hands on experience and entrepreneurship development to fill the middle level manpower needs of the country.
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AGOGO PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
AGOGO PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
About: Agogo Presbyterian Women’s College of Education, Agogo Details College Name: Agogo Presbyterian Women’s College of Education Address: P. O. Box 26 Agogo A/A
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