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Prof. Kwesi Yankah Attends KsTU Graduation Ceremony

PROF. KWESI YANKAH ATTENDS KsTU GRADUATION CEREMONY

Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) has held its 14th Congregation Ceremony over a two-day period between 18th and 19th January, 2019 for the 2017/2018 graduands.  The Minister of Education in charge of tertiary Prof. Kwesi Yankah who graced the first ceremony on Friday, 18th January in his address, encouraged the Technical Universities to build enough capacity to cope with the expected influx of students from the free Senior High School programme.

BUSAC Fund Sponsors a four-day Capacity Building Workshop for Leather Bags Manufacturers in Kumasi

BUSAC Fund Sponsors a four-day Capacity Building Workshop for Leather Bags Manufacturers in Kumasi

The Business Sector Advocacy (BUSAC) Fund and Leather Bags Manufacturers Association have co-funded a four-day capacity building workshop for members of the Leather Bags Manufacturers Association in Kumasi. The collaboration between the BUSAC Fund and the Association is led by the Institute of Research, Innovation and Development (IRID) of Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) which also convened the workshop. The workshop was organized under the theme ‘Promoting the marketability of made in Ghana leather products’.

Competency-Based Training Resumes in KsTU

Competency-Based Training Resumes in KsTU

Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) has resumed the series of workshops on Competency-Based Training (CBT) it started about a year ago. These workshops are also meant to be a trainer-of-trainees such that all faculty members would be capacitated to develop programmes along the lines of CBT. It should be noted that the conversion of Ghana’s polytechnics into Technical Universities (TUs) in 2016 is not without enormous responsibilities.

Technical Universities Have Crucial Role To Play In National Development-Prof Frimpong - Boateng

Technical Universities Have Crucial Role To Play In National Development-Prof Frimpong –Boateng

 The Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation Prof.  Kwabena  Frimpong-Boateng has hinted that the Technical Universities have a crucial role to play in the development of the country. He made this statement during the 5th International Conference on Applied Science and Technology (ICAST) organised by Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) at Ejisu in the Ashanti Region. The Conference which is organised annually by the University had as its theme “Skills Acqusition and Job Creation through Science, Technology and Innovation for National Development”.

Collaborative Research between KsTU and Nottingham Trent University

Collaborative Research between KsTU and Nottingham Trent University

A Collaborative research titled “Opportunities for Social Value Creation Through Project Procurement: A Comparative Study of UK and Ghana” has taken place between some lecturers of Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) and Dr. Emmanuel Manu of Nottingham Trent University (NTU), UK. The KsTU lecturers were Dr. Sarfo Mensah, Dr. Ing. Collins Ameyaw while Dr. Emmanuel Manu is a faculty member of Nottingham Trent University (NTU), UK. Both Dr. Sarfo Mensah and Dr. Collins Ameyaw are from the Department of Building Technology in KsTU while Dr.

Mismatch Between Graduates’ Skills And Available Jobs -acting Vice Chancellor Of KsTU

The Acting Vice-Chancellor of Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) Prof Mike Agbesi Acheampong has attributed the high rate of graduate unemployment in the country to lack of people with relevant skills needed for the available jobs. He said the graduate unemployment situation in the country is not necessarily due to lack of jobs but the mismatch between the available jobs and the products churned out from the country’s institutions.

13TH CONGREGATION CEREMONY HELD AT KsTU

The 13th Congregation ceremony of Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) has been held amongst pomp and pageantry. The ceremony had in attendance Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh (Education Minister), Oheneba Owusu Afriyie IV the Apagyahene representing Otumfuo Osei Tutu, Prof. Ben Baffoe-Bonnie (KsTU Council Chairman), Prof. Asiamah Yeboah (the Interim Vice Chancellor) and other prominent traditional rulers among others.

IDCE HOLDS SPECIAL CONGREGATION

The Institute of Distance and Continuing Education (IDCE) of the Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) has organised a special congregation for graduands of the Technician programmes who completed their studies in 2018.

The graduation ceremony which had 171 graduands awarded with different certificates was brief but colourful. It had in attendance the Interim Vice Chancellor of KsTU Prof. Asiamah Yeboah, the Acting Registrar Mr. Abraham A. Agyei, the Director of IDCE Dr. Alfred Sarbah, as well as other deans and directors of the University.

PASS Organises a Two-Day Sensitisation And Capacity Building Workshop

PASS Organises a Two-Day Sensitisation And Capacity Building Workshop

Under the auspices of the Partnership for Applied Sciences (PASS), a two-day sensitisation and capacity-building workshop aimed at “Transforming all Teaching Modules into Competency-Based Training” has been organised for the faculty members of Kumasi Technical University (KsTU). The two-day workshop which has been held between 21st and 22nd March, 2018 on the campus of KsTU)seeks to equip all the teaching staff with the relevant skills to change course contents and the mode of delivery to be in line with the competency-based training method.

KsTU Matriculates Fresh Students

KsTU Matriculates Fresh Students

Freshmen and women numbering over five thousand have gained admission into Kumasi Technical University for the 2017/2018 academic year. Matriculation ceremony has therefore been held for such students on 27th October, 2017 to formally welcome and induct the junior members into the University community. The ceremony was the maiden one since the attainment of a Technical University status.

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