The University of Education, Winneba (UEW), as part of its Distance and e-Learning (CoDel), has opened two new study centres at Jachie Pramso and the Ghana Military Academy and Training School in Accra to help offer quality accessible education across the country.
It is part of the university’s structured programmes to open opportunities to applicants to earn their degree without necessarily, leaving the comfort of their homes and making an effort to increase experience.
Vice Chancellor of UEW, Professor Mawutor Avoke, who disclosed this at the matriculation of freshmen and women admitted to the College of Distant and e-Learning (CODel) for 2021-2022 academic year, said 42 centres has so far been established by UEW.
He stated that, at the close of application, a total of 10 thousand136 were admitted and out of the number, 4,077 were male representing 40.22 percent, while the remaining 6 thousand and 59 were female representing 59.78 percent.
According to the Vice Chancellor, 711 of the enrolled students were pursuing Diploma programmes representing 7.02 percent and 3,639 Degree programmes, representing 35.90 percent.
He indicated that a total of 185 and 12 students from the Teshie Military Academy and Jachie Pramso study centres, are the first batch of students among others who have been enrolled on the undergraduate distance education for 2021-2022 academic year.
Prof Avoke, further announced that, the university has invested in optical mark Reader Technology for efficient processing of Examination tasks as Management believed it will help in the timely release of their quiz and examination results.