Tag Archives: UEW

Action against VC, others won’t prejudice court case – UEW Board 

The Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has rejected claims that its decision to ask six top officials of the institution to step aside pending the outcome investigations into an alleged misconduct, is prejudicial to a pending court case. The Council in a statement signed by its Chairman, Prof. Emmanuel Nicholas Abakah, said “The stepping aside is ...

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UEW UTAG threatens suit over interdiction of VC, others

The local chapter of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), at University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has threatened to sue the Governing Council of UEW, over its decision to interdict the school’s Vice Chancellor and four other top officials. The officials were asked to step aside after it was discovered that some files at some offices under investigation in ...

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UEW VC, others asked to step aside over missing files

The Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba, has asked its Vice Chancellor and four other top officials to step aside, after it emerged that some vital documents at some offices at the centre of an ongoing investigation had been removed at night. The school is currently under investigation after a complaint was filed by one Supi Kofi Kwayera, ...

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Retraction: UEW saga: VC must step down as part of settlement – Plaintiff

This is to retract an earlier publication by citifmonline.com with the headline; “UEW saga: VC must step down as part of settlement – Plaintiff.” We acknowledge that, the story about alleged terms of an out-of-court settlement thought to have been proposed by Alexander Kwamena Afenyo-Markin, lawyer for the Plaintiff, in the litigation regarding the leadership standoff at the University of Education, Winneba, ...

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UTAG embarks on indefinite strike today

Members of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), will today [Monday], embark on an indefinite nationwide strike to protest over a court ruling which directed the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), to step aside temporarily. The strike is in solidarity with the UTAG-UEW, whose members have already laid down their tools since July 2017. UTAG views the court’s directive ...

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UTAG to strike on Sept.18 in solidarity with UEW

Members of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) nationwide, will embark on a strike on September 18 2017, in protest against a court ruling which directed the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), to step aside temporarily. This strike is in solidarity with the UTAG-UEW, whose members have already laid down their tools since July 2017. The National Executive Committee ...

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Governing Council of University of Education, Winneba inaugurated

The Minister of State in-charge of Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah, yesterday inaugurated the Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) with a charge on the members to use their vast experience to restore calm on the campuses of the university. The council, chaired by Prof. Emmanuel Nicholas Abakah, is expected to champion, among others, the implementation of ...

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UEW crisis: Court ruling attack on academic freedom – UTAG

The University Teachers Association (UTAG) has described the court decision ordering the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba and Finance Officer to step aside as an attack on academic freedom. According to the Association, their members at the UEW campus who are currently on strike are being forced to work under what it described as “court imposed management.” ...

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UEW UTAG divided over strike against court ruling

Members of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) at the University of Education, Winneba, are divided over the recent strike declared by their president. According to some of the lecturers, their President, Dr. Samuel Ofori Bekoe, did not consult them before declaring the strike. This was triggered by last Friday’s court ruling which directed the Vice Chancellor to step aside ...

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Of dishonesty and bad leadership: The case of UTAG-UEW leadership [Article] 

Majority of UEW lecturers have been quietly following and monitoring the goings on of the court matters involving our great UEW. It is important to first note that this quiet and cool attitude of the majority of lecturers should not be interpreted to mean lack of concern. It is rather a trait of people who are mature and deep in ...

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