Eight TVET CoEs Ceded to AAMUSTED for Mentoring

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The Akenten Appiah-Menka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development (AAMUSTED) has taken over the role of mentoring Eight (8) Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges of Education (CoEs).

The eight(8) COEs were originally under the mentorship of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), but they have been ceded to AAMUSTED as part of the Government’s effort to enhance the quality of Technical and Vocational Education for industrialisation and job creation in the country.



The mentee TVET CoEs include Ada College of Education, Ada Foah, College of Education, Akatsi; St. John Bosco College of Education, Navrongo; and Wiawso College of Education, Sefwi-Wiawso. The others are Bagabaga College of Education, Tamale; Nusrat Jahan Ahmadiyya College of Education, Wa; Mampong Technical College of Education, Asante Mampong; and Komenda College of Education, Komenda.

On December 22, 2023, AAMUSTED and the eight CoEs signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a four-year lifespan in Accra. The Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) supervised the signing ceremony.


Ahead of the signing, various processes were undertaken to critically assess the capacity, ability, and readiness of AAMUSTED to mentor the CoEs. The University proved itself worthy with its experience, and especially its mandate of providing higher education and training in TVET and Entrepreneurship. Education for mentoring the TVET COEs.


In his brief remarks at the signing ceremony, the Acting Director-General of GTEC, Prof. Ahmed Jinapor Abdulai, expressed the hope that stakeholders, including staff and students of AAMUSTED, and the mentee CoEs, would be committed to the tenets of the MoU and its activities and programmes to achieve the objectives of the mentorship process.


He said AAMUSTED was in the best position to develop the best mentor-mentee relationship that could become a model for others to emulate.

The Vice-Chancellor of AAMUSTED, Prof. Frederick Kwaku Sarfo, was happy that the processes towards ceding the CoEs to AAMUSTED were eventually over and successful. He expressed confidence in the stakeholders to play their respective roles with a commitment to realise the successful implementation of the agreement.


Other representatives of AAMUSTED at the signing ceremony were the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Isaac Boateng; Registrar, Mr. Augustus K. Brew; and the Director of the Institute of Teacher Professional Development and Lifelong Learning, Prof. Benedict Osei Owusu.