The College of Technology Education in Kumasi (COLTEK) and the College of Agriculture in Mampong – Ashanti (CAGRIC) which have been carved from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) to form a new university has its own Governing Council now.
The University is now known as the Akenten Appiah-Menka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development (AAM-USTED).
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo signed the university’s bill into law on August 27, 2020.
AAM-USTED is to spearhead the government’s vision to engender job creation and industrialization of the nation via effective technical and vocational education training (TVET).
The Minister of Education, Dr Mathew Opoku-Prempeh on Friday [November 27, 2020] administered the oaths to the 16-member Governing Council at a brief ceremony in Kumasi.
A number of lecturers have gained scholarship to pursue further studies abroad.
The university boasts of some of the best workshops and laboratories or skills training and entrepreneurial development.
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