Four hundred lecturers of the College of Cape Coastline (UCC) have received instruction in Information Conversation Technological innovation (ICT) as section of the attempts of the faculty to make certain effective on the internet instructing and discovering.
In accordance to the UCC Chancellor, Dr Sir Sam Jonah, this was vital contemplating the Covid-19 problem and its attendant outcomes on the schooling sector.
Talking at the investiture ceremony of Professor Johnson Nyarko Boampong on Saturday as the 12th Vice-Chancellor of UCC, the Chancellor disclosed that 400 more school members would be properly trained to increase the high-quality of on line instructing, finding out and testing.
Prof Boampong took more than the mantle from Professor Joseph Ghartey-Ampiah whose tenure of business finished in July.
Dr Sam Jonah, administered the Oath of Place of work to Professor Nyarko Boampong before an audience comprising academicians, diplomats, Authorities officials, traditional rulers, family members users, close friends and cherished types.
The ceremony was also used to induct the 13th Registrar of the UCC, Jeff Teye Emmanuel Onyame who took over from Kofi Nyan.
The Chancellor urged the new vice-chancellor to run an inclusive administration to provide all on board to attain his set objectives for the University.
He stated the Covid-19 condition demanded that educational establishments particularly universities devised powerful usually means to achieve out to their students.
Dr Sam Jonah recommended the University’s management for the initiative, noting that on the web training experienced come to be the new way of teaching and understanding of which tertiary institutions will have to undertake to continue being competitive.
Prof. Boampong in his tackle pledged to function diligently and make sure that UCC ongoing to supply excellent, equitable and inclusive education to its college students.
He added that new demand from customers-pushed programmes integrated with sensible entrepreneurial courses would be launched and undertake trouble-certain exploration for sustainable development.
He pledged to provide an exemplary educational management and work an all-inclusive governance process to attain his eyesight.
Prof Nyarko Boampong expressed gratitude to the College Governing Council for the self esteem reposed in him, declaring “under my management, the College will work to make ethically accountable graduates with employable and entrepreneurial skills”.
Minister of Point out in cost of Tertiary Schooling, Prof Kwesi Yankah, reiterated that universities required the ideal management to be able to satisfy their mandate by carrying out excellent and innovative analysis to fulfill complications confronting today’s society.
“The several worries experiencing Africa’s education and learning calls for proper written content of training, acceptable infrastructure, proper human resource base, but also calls for right management,” he said.
He was hopeful that UCC had found the correct leadership in Prof Boampong and his group to steer the affairs of the University in direction of tutorial excellence and growth.
Mr Kwamena Duncan, the Central Regional Minister, also encouraged the new Vice Chancellor to do the job toward sustaining the peace on campus.