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ACCRA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (AIT)
ACCRA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (AIT)
About: The Accra Institute of Technology (AIT) is an independent technology-focused research university, committed to academic excellence, cutting-edge research and R&D work. The University is modeled on internationally recognized institutes of technologies like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the California Institute of Technology (CALTECH) both ranked in the top 10 of the world ranking of universities.Our mission is to become a cradle of excellence in education, training and research through providing leadership in the educational and the technological world by carefully selecting students of character, integrity, determination and motivation, and choosing individuals of outstanding character, commitment, ability and vision to serve as trustees, officers and faculty. We by this mission are committed to pursuing those areas of teaching, training, research and scholarship that would most help to develop the individual, and promote knowledge, excellence, and industry in the service to humanity. In line with our mission, AIT values integrity, collaboration, efficiency, innovation, and inclusiveness in all that it does and seeks to promote and support excellence in education for its students, faculty, departments, and the university as a whole. AIT, in the pursuance of its "cradle of excellence mission", prides itself on its motto: service to humanity, leadership and success in scholarship.
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TRINITY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
TRINITY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
About: ABOUT Trinity Theological Seminary is the primest and leading ecumenical theological tertiary in Ghana and indeed in the West Africa sub-region. it is housed on a beautiful 70-acre site, seven miles from Accra. The campus is an ideal and serene setting for study, meditation, personal growth and developement. The seminary is in existence to offer Christian training, teaching, guidance, counselling, practical experience and an enabling environment to resource leaders for holistic ministry. BRIEF HISTORY Trinity Theological Seminary was founded in 1942 as an ecumenical effort in ministerial training by three original sponsoring churches. These three sponsoring churches where: Methodist Church Ghana, Presbyterian Church of Ghana, and the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. In 1967, the joint Anglican Diocesan Council of Ghana, now the Accra Diocese, joined the three, which was followed by the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. In our bid to extend out training and facilities to all, we now have non-sponsoring churches that have their clergy trained here. These churches include the African Independent Churches, Charismatic and Pentecostal Churches. We also have rich cross-cultural environment which is enjoyed by foreign students and visiting lectures who come from different parts of the world.
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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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ASANSKA COLLEGE OF DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY
ASANSKA COLLEGE OF DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY
About: AsanSka College of Design and Technology is a tertiary institution pioneering innovative and progressive programmes in higher education using state of the art facilities, employment ready, recession proof educational programmes and innovative teaching and learning models in a student-centered learning environment to empower learners towards self-reliance. These can be achieved through proper governance of the College and the alignment of all officers (executive or non-executive) of the College to the vision and mission of the institution.The mission of ACDT is to train both professional and non-professional artisans as well as conduct research and disseminate knowledge and contribute to technical/vocational education policy formulation and development.
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UNIVERSITY OF GHANA
UNIVERSITY OF GHANA
About: THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA was founded in 1948 as the University College of the Gold Coast on the recommendation of the Asquith Commission, on Higher Education in the then British colonies. The Asquith Commission, which was set up in 1943 to investigate Higher Education, recommended among other things, the setting up of University Colleges in association with the University of London. This was followed up by a number of separate Commissions in different regions. The West Africa Commission was under the Chairmanship of the Rt. Hon. Walter Elliot. The Elliot Commission published a majority report which recommended the establishment of two University Colleges in the Gold Coast (Ghana) and Nigeria, and a minority report which held that only one University College for the whole of British West Africa was feasible. The British Government at first accepted the minority report of the Elliot Commission and decided that a University College for the whole of British West Africa should be established at Ibadan in Nigeria. But the people of the Gold Coast could not accept this recommendation. Led by the scholar and politician, the late Dr. J.B. Danquah, they urged the Gold Coast Government to inform the British Government that the Gold Coast could support a University College. The British Government accordingly reviewed its decision and agreed to the establishment of the University College of the Gold Coast. The University College of the Gold Coast was founded by Ordinance on August 11, 1948 for the purpose of providing for and promoting university education, learning and research. Its first Principal was the late Mr. David Mowbray Balme. Mr. Balme was far-sighted, courageous and dedicated to the promotion of scholarship. By his vision, industry and single-mindedness of purpose, he built a college and laid the foundations for a sound University which is now a source of pride. In his ten years of Principalship, he created an institution whose key-note was orderly living with dignity in a community of scholars. One of the recommendations of the Asquith Commission was that the British Government should set up an Inter-Universities Council to advise on all matters relating to Higher Education in the new British Colonies. The Inter-Universities Council served the new University College of the Gold Coast in an advisory capacity, but it approved all academic appointments. This arrangement helped the College to maintain the high academic standards associated with the Universities in Britain. Also, it enabled the College to seek support of the Council in obtaining funds from the United Kingdom Government sources. From its inception, the University College of the Gold Coast was admitted to the Scheme of Special Relationship extended by the University of London to certain English and overseas University Colleges. Under this scheme, the University College was allowed to teach for the external degree examinations of London University. It also allowed the College to modify the London syllabuses to suit local conditions and to take part in the setting and marking of examinations. But London University gave final approval to courses and examinations since the degrees given were those of the University of London. For thirteen years, therefore, the University College looked up to two separate institutions in Great Britain: to the Inter-Universities Council for guidance on its broad policy, and to the University of London for approval and control of details of degree regulations. The University College benefitted greatly from this arrangement which certainly helped to maintain its high academic standards. In the 1960-61 academic year, the College Council made a request to the Government of Ghana for legislation to constitute the University College into a University with the power to award its own degrees. The Government appointed an International Commission to examine the problem. On the recommendations of that Commission, the University of Ghana was set up by an Act of Parliament on October 1, 1961 (Act 79). The then President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, became the first Chancellor of the University, with Nana Kobina Nketsia IV, BLitt DPhil (Oxon), Omanhene of Essikado, as the (Interim) Vice Chancellor.The University of Ghana, the premier university and the largest university in Ghana was founded as the University College of the Gold Coast by Ordinance on August 11, 1948 for the purpose of providing and promoting university education, learning and research. As a University poised to distinguish itself in the area of research to make an impact at the national and international level, the University has launched a new Strategic Plan. http://www.ug.edu.gh/pad/publication/ug-strategic-plan This new strategic plan (2014-2024) is intended to consolidate the gains made from the review of the University’s mission and practices and situate these within the context of a very dynamic environment of higher education in Ghana and beyond. Our Vision To become a world class research-intensive University over the next decade. Our Mission We will create an enabling environment that makes University of Ghana increasingly relevant to national and global development through cutting-edge research as well as high quality teaching and learning.
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DATA LINK INSTITUTE
DATA LINK INSTITUTE
About: Our Vision The vision of Data Link Institute (DLI) is the dream, a mental picture of a desired future state the institute wants to attain, which is captured as follows; "DLI desires to be an internationally acclaimed centre of excellence in teaching, learning, research and community leadership." Our Mision Data Link Institute (DLI) is a non-profit academic institution providing holistic, quality, multidisciplinary tertiary education is a multicultural environment. In doing this, we are guided by exemplary moral values, creativity and excellence.
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GHANA TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
GHANA TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
About: History The College has its roots in Ghana Telecom’s flagship Training Centre, which was one of a kind in West Africa. It was first used as a Royal Air Force (RAF) Training School during the Second World War and subsequently handed to Cable and Wireless to train Telecommunications Technicians for British West African Countries ( i.e., Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and The Gambia). The Training Centre progressed rapidly through deregulation and privatization to become the main source of teaching and certification in Telecommunications Engineering for Ghana Telecom employees as well as other institutions in Ghana and West Africa. In 2005, Ghana Telecom’s management upgraded the infrastructure and equipment to modern standards in preparation for converting the training centre into a university for telecommunication and multimedia engineering & information technology. Mission GTUC is a center for academic excellence providing an enabling environment for quality teaching and learning, research, intellectual creativity, innovation and service to community. The University will promote relevant cutting-edge technology, leadership development and an enterprise culture to deliver value to Ghana and the world
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DOMINION UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
DOMINION UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
About: Dominion University College (DUC) is an autonomous private tertiary institution sponsored by Action Chapel International (ACI) formerly known as Christian Action Faith Ministries International (CAFM), a Christian organisation that has trained many renowned Christian leaders serving in Ghana and abroad for over thirty years. ACI has conceived DUC as an effective avenue for its continued contribution to Ghana’s sociol-economic development. DUC is established to set a distinctive path for educational excellence in Ghana. Although grounded in Judeo-Christian religious principles within the African context, DUC is open to students of all race and creed. ACI firmly believes that morality lies at the base of sound tertiary education. To this end, DUC is established to provide a career-focused training, instruction and research based on sound ethical and moral principles. This makes DUC a paragon of excellence in tertiary education and professional training. The primary goal of DUC is to provide quality education, and to become a first choice of university for students, parents and faculty both locally and internationally. DUC also aspires to be a leading centre of academic excellence recognised not only in Ghana, but across Africa and the World. Towards this objective, DUC will pursue four principal strategic directions: (a) Quality Education; (b) Superb Student Experience; (c) Financial Stewardship; and (d) Social Responsibility.
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ALMOND INSTITUTE
ALMOND INSTITUTE
About: Almond Institute (AI) is a Christ-centred institution of higher education based in Accra, Ghana offering a fully accredited and globally recognised Master of Business Administration awarded by Australian Institute of Business (AIB) based in Adelaide, South Australia and an elite Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration and a 4-year BSc in International Business Administration and Global Leadership awarded by Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) based in Kumasi, Ghana. AI is housed in a twin campus facility on the spintex road in Accra, Ghana. The facility currently comprises of 15 air-conditioned lecture halls, a library, two conference halls and an eatery. When completed, the twin campuses will boast of an ultra-modern executive ambiance conducive for executive learning.Vision:Our vision is to be the most preferred Christ-centred academic institution in Africa
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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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JOYCE ABABIO COLLEGE OF CREATIVE DESIGN
JOYCE ABABIO COLLEGE OF CREATIVE DESIGN
About: The world is changing really fast and it is the creative mind that is moving this change; hence the establishment of the Joyce Ababio college of Creative Design. As a creative designer my mission is to impact the fast changing world of fashion. The fashion industry is a multi-million dollar industry and it is an industry that is largely untapped in Africa. My vision is to change this perception and to make people appreciate polished natural and nurtured talents. With the support of my team, I wish to welcome you to the Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design.
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CHRIST THE TEACHER COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
CHRIST THE TEACHER COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
About: Christ the Teacher College differs from the traditional semester cycle. Once students register for a course that course becomes readily available for students to complete at their own pace. Students have four full months from the time of registration to complete the course(s) in which they are registered. Students may be active in up to nine credits (three courses) of course work at one time. If a student completes the course early, upon completion, students will no longer have access to that online course.
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