Accra, July 27, GNA – The Graduate Students Association of Ghana (GRASAG) in the University of Education Winneba, (UEW) would from August 1 – 5, hold its maiden International Multi-Disciplinary Conference for Postgraduate Students.
This conference dubbed: “ IMCfPS@UEW-2016,” would be on the theme: “Connecting Practice, Research and Teaching as a Generational Thinker.”
The Keynote Address would be given by Dr Mrs Idiat Oluranti Adebule, Deputy Governor, Lagos State and In-charge of the Education Ministry, Nigeria and Professor Jophus Anamuah-Mensah, Director, Institute for Educational Research and Innovation Studies [IERIS]), UEW.
It would be chaired by Professor Mawutor Avoke , Vice Chancellor, UEW.
A release issued to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, said the conference forms part of the strategic actions of GRASAG-UEW and is in collaboration with the School of Graduate Studies, the IERIS, Centre for International Programmes and the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate, of UEW.
It said the conference is also intended to offer students the opportunity to share ideas, research results, promote their works, explore opportunities for collaborating on joint publications, as well as expand their professional networking skills.
The release said the conference would be open to graduates, people in academia and media organisations.
Graduate students from other tertiary institutions in Ghana and other African countries would be in attendance as well as present papers.
This is intended to facilitate a synergy among graduates in Ghana, Africa and the world as a whole.
It noted that as an election year, the conference also intends to contribute to the on-going discussion on sustainable development on education in Ghana and Africa.