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LAWEH OPEN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
LAWEH OPEN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
About: The LAWEH Open University College is the first and only accredited Open University College in Ghana and second in West Africa. The University was established in the year 2014 as an open supported learning institution to offer certificates, diplomas, degrees and postgraduate Programmes. LAWEH is a global partner of Franklin University and Open University of Tanzania. LAWEH Open University College has its Headquarters situated at Teshie-Nungua on the Addogon road, off the Spintex-Baatsona Road, near Lekma Polyclinic, Accra-Ghana.
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KNUTSFORD COLLEGE
KNUTSFORD COLLEGE
About: Knutsford is a private, government-accredited liberal, science and technologically focused University College, established and incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Ghana. Its primary objective is to educate and develop talents to meet the needs of society. Accordingly, it provides unique and excellent university education of the 21st century and beyond, defined in scholarship, professionalism and integrity, to all qualified Ghanaians, Africans and students of the global community.
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KOFI ANNAN INTERNATIONAL PEACEKEEPING TRAINING CENTER(KIPTC)
KOFI ANNAN INTERNATIONAL PEACEKEEPING TRAINING CENTER(KIPTC)
About: About us The Ghana Ministry of Defence (MoD) established the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in 1998 and commissioned it in 2004. The purpose was to build upon and share Ghana’s five decades of internationally acclaimed experience and competence in peace operations with other states in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region and the rest of Africa. This was in recognition of the need for training military, police and civilian men and women to meet the changing demands of multidimensional peace operations. The Centre is one of the three (3) Peacekeeping Training Centres of Excellence mandated by the ECOWAS to offer training in peacekeeping and Peace Support Operations (PSO) in Africa. About North-East Aerial View of the Centre The Centre delivers training courses in three thematic areas; Peace Support Operations, Conflict Management and Peace and Security Studies and also runs Masters and PhD programmes in same. The KAIPTC has a world-class research department that undertakes research in the thematic areas in Peace and Security. Located in Accra, Ghana, the KAIPTC is an internationally-recognized institution and has till date trained and tutored over 15,000 participants and students since its inception. KAIPTC is one of three institutions designated by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as a regional Centre of Excellence for the delivery of training and research in the areas of conflict prevention, management and peacebuilding. The KAIPTC has to date offered over 400 courses in diverse aspects of peace support operations for over 11,000 military, police and civilian personnel. KAIPTC develops and delivers internationally recognized multidimensional and integrated Peace Support Operations training courses and also collaborates with partners to host peace and security programmes and activities at regional and continental levels
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FOUNTAINHEAD CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
FOUNTAINHEAD CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
About: Fountainhead Christian College (FCC), Tema, is an initiative of Rev. Faithful Biney and Rev. (Mrs.) Mary Biney who have spearheaded the training of the youth in leadership programmes since 1985. They are also the founders of the Fountainhead Christian School, a modern Basic School complex located in Sakumono.
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UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION
About: The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) was established in September, 1992 as a University College under PNDC Law 322. On 14th May, 2004 the University of Education Act, Act 672 was enacted to upgrade the status of the University College of Education of Winneba to the status of a full University. The University College of Education of Winneba brought together seven diploma awarding colleges located in different towns under one umbrella institution. These Colleges were the Advanced Teacher Training College, the Specialist Training College and the National Academy of Music, all at Winneba; the School of Ghana Languages, Ajumako; the College of Special Education, Akwapim-Mampong; the Advanced Technical Training College, Kumasi; and the St. Andrews Agricultural Training College, Mampong-Ashanti. The three sites in Winneba now referred to as the Winneba campus is the seat of the Vice-Chancellor with satellite campuses at Kumasi, Mampong and Ajumako.
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ABOT College of Health Sciences and Technology
ABOT College of Health Sciences and Technology
About: ABOT (an acronym for ABrafi and OToo, concatenated) is poised to be a specialty tertiary educational institution. ABOT is a family-owned private institution. After she has practiced as a nurse for nearly twenty years in the USA, Becky and I decided to integrate the disciplinary areas of health sciences with my over thirty-years of training, teaching and research in applied computing technology in the USA, to create ABOT as a state-of-the-practice environment for effective instructional delivery, research, and training of students. The uniqueness of ABOT is grounded in its focus, its adoption of technology-driven and state-of-the-practice instrumentation, and its vision to research and develop hardware and software solutions aimed at supporting healthcare instruction, delivery, and management. Our nursing, midwifery, and computing technology students study side-by-side and exchange ideas that lead to innovation. Our facilities are par excellence, including over 150-bed occupancy in two residential halls; state-of-the-art clinical/demonstration and network of computer laboratories; a library with holdings of both print and e-books which are accessible on 24/7 basis using ABOT’s intranet and Internet connectivity; classrooms equipped with Learning Management System interfaces; a secured environment; and an overall atmosphere for learning that is underscored by good nutritional services, healthy lifestyle, a basic amenities like 24/7 water-resource for all students and staff. We welcome people of all races, gender, creed, nationality, and those with physical challenges. Browse through the website for gems of information! COME visit ABOT Campus!! COME and see for yourself!!! THEN come and join the ABOT family!!!! Prof. Patrick Otoo Bobbie, PhD Founder and CEO
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UNIVERSITY OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY
About: The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) started as the Tarkwa Technical Institute (TTI) on 3rd November, 1952 but was officially commissioned by the Government of Ghana, more precisely by His Excellency the Governor of the Gold Coast, Sir Charles Noble Arden Clarke, on 7th October, 1953. In 1961, the Government, upon the advocacy of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, redefined the mission of TTI to incorporate the training of mining technicians and other middle level manpower for the country’s mining and related industries. In 1961, it was reorganized to become the Tarkwa School of Mines (TSM) to train the required manpower for the mining and allied industries in Ghana. In 1976, the Government took cognizance of the capability of TSM and its strategic location, Tarkwa, which is at the centre of mining activities in the country. As this location gave TSM a special strength for mining education, TSM was affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) as a faculty of the University so as to enable TSM offer degree, diploma and certificate programmes in mining and related fields. The name TSM was changed to KNUST School of Mines (KNUSTSM), Tarkwa. The KNUSTSM, Tarkwa and the Kumasi School of Mines were put together to become the Institute of Mining and Mineral Engineering (IMME). In 1988, a University Rationalization Committee (URC), commissioned by the Ministry of Education, recommended the development of the School and its conversion into a University. In 2000, the conversion of KNUSTSM into a University was again strongly recommended by Louis Berger Inc. in association with Kwame Asante and Associates in a report on partial commercialization of KNUST. In 2001, the Council of KNUST considered and approved proposals and recommendations of the Academic Board to merge the School of Mines at Kumasi and the School of Mines at Tarkwa into the Western University College of KNUST, Tarkwa. On 3rd November, 2004, at exactly 11.35hrs GMT, the Parliament of the Republic of Ghana passed the bill on the University of Mines and Technology into an Act of Parliament. On 11th November, 2004, the President of Ghana gave the Presidential Assent and on 12th November, 2004 the University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa Act 2004 (Act 677) was gazetted and thus, became a law. Vision and Mission Statements Vision The vision of the University is to be a Centre of Excellence in Ghana and Africa for producing world-class professionals in the fields of mining, petroleum, technology and related disciplines. Mission The mission is to provide higher education in mining, petroleum, technology and related disciplines through effective teaching and learning; to promote knowledge through active research and dissemination of information and to offer professional services through extension activities to the mining and allied industries.
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WITHROW COLLEGE
WITHROW COLLEGE
About: Withrow College (WUC) is an NAB of Ghana accredited tertiary public health institution that is affiliated with the University for Development Studies (UDS) Tamale, Ghana. Our mission is to produce dedicated and compassionate professionals in public and allied health by educating students using national and international standards and techniques. Central to our academic programs are cutting edge hands-on experiential community service training programs. Our vision is: To become the center of excellence in training and educating international and national leaders in Public Health and Allied Health Sciences. Our motto is Live with Integrity, excellence, innovation and service. Withrow College was established with the support of family members and friends who believed in this unique project-that is the creation of a public and allied health science based tertiary institution in Ghana. The College is named after Drs. Frank and Margaret Withrow of Washington DC, USA, the adopted parents of the founder, and without their support and mentoring this institution may not have been a reality. Community engagement, development of leadership skills and practical training of students and graduates and the expectation of excellence are the components of the uniqueness of WUC. We believe community engagement empowers good citizenship and creates the enabling environment to help communities move up on the development scale. With regards to academic programs, WUC has three diverse and comprehensive faculties namely- Faculty of Public and Allied Health Sciences (FPAHS), Faculty of Development and Integrated General Studies (FDIGS) and Faculty of Mathematical Sciences (FMS). Withrow College admits qualified students without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, prior criminal convictions, genetic information, genetic predisposition, domestic violence victim, or any other basis prohibited by law. Withrow College expects students and members of the campus community to honor and uphold individuals right to their safety in their personal identity and the expression of that identity within the bounds of both the law and mutual respect for individual differences inherent to the College community.
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CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF GHANA
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF GHANA
About: Education, arguably, is the key to human growth and development of a society or nation. Qualitative, innovative, practical and holistic education is the hallmark of the complete Catholic education world over. Catholic University College of Ghana, Fiapre is just one of such acclaimed Catholic Institutions. Mission: To promote academic excellence, moral or ethical values, as well as the integral personal development of its students and their commitment to service. Vision: To create a Unique University that can make a distinctive contribution to national development as an institution of academic and technical excellence, whose products are endowed with real practical ability, a moral vision of life and a profound religious motivation for service in all spheres of life. Goal: The goal of the Catholic University among other things is to establish a home of academic and technical excellence, provide holistic education and training; discipline and moral excellence; and instill commitment to service.
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MILLAR INSTITUTE FOR TRANSDISCIPLINARY AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
MILLAR INSTITUTE FOR TRANSDISCIPLINARY AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
About: The first Open University in Ghana, Miller Institute for Transdisciplinary and Development Studies (MITDS/MOU) located in Bolgatanga.
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ALL NATIONS UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
ALL NATIONS UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
About: All Nations University College (ANUC) was established by the All Nations Full Gospel Church (ANFGC), Toronto, Canada through the All Nations International Development Agency (ANIDA). The Progenitor of the vision, Dr. Samuel Donkor challenged the African diaspora in North America to support the development of Africa by investing in Human Resource Development through quality higher education. The mission was to develop a new breed of leaders for the continent with holistic education that emphasizes academic excellence, Christian values, discipline and ethical values in a Christ centered environment. The government of Ghana readily embraced the idea in 1988, when Dr. Donkor sought permission for the All Nations University. But it was not until 1996 when the master plan was presented to the National Accreditation Board (NAB). Upon the advice of NAB, the University was incorporated in April 1996 and subsequently received the authority to establish the All Nations University in May 1996. After years of preparations, the University opened its doors to 37 pioneering students on November 4, 2002 for the Business and Computer Science undergraduate programs. Today ANUC has 12 accredited programs and over 2500 students
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NYANSAPO COLLEGE
NYANSAPO COLLEGE
About: Nyansapo College, an offspring institution of the internationally acclaimed Institute of Diplomatic Practice and Development Policies (I-2DP) in Accra, is the latest academic institution in Ghana established specifically to enhance capacity building of African officials. The aim of the College is to train more knowledgeable and confident practitioners to accelerate Africa’s march towards sustainable development and plausible integration into the global system. Through Nyansapo College, Africa’s academia and leading practitioners in International Development Cooperation (IDC) as well as some recognised friends of Africa in that field are joining hands to enhance the continent’s prospects in the global political economy. Provision of specialised knowledge and sharpening of skills for African envoys and officials in both public and private sectors charged with the international relations of their respective establishments will be the hallmark of Nyansapo College. Nyansapo College joins the limited group of non-state African institutions of higher learning in International Relations which are able to address global issues from independent and objective positions with the aim of demonstrating the fact that Africa’s need for more of such institutions cannot be over-emphasised. Indeed, the increasingly complex nature of contemporary International Relations has turned the latter into such a vast and varied field that only those who are well versed in the utilisation of modern tools of Diplomacy and Development Cooperation can function effectively. Nyansapo College offers the opportunity of having the knowledge and skills of professionals constantly upgraded at home at a relatively lower cost than abroad, with the added advantage of opening their training programmes to foreign participants and thereby offering all participating students the exposure needed to appreciate global issues from different perspectives.
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