Government has announced that the Kumasi campus of the University of Education, Winneba will soon become an autonomous institution.
The university will be renamed University of Skills and Entrepreneurial Development.
President Akufo-Addo made this known at a sod cutting ceremony at the school for the construction of a Technical Examination Unit at the College of Technical Education which is scheduled to be completed in 12 months.
He said the various stakeholders are working to fast track the process.
The President further added that the school will get satellite campuses to equip students in skills training.
“These are exciting times for our country. I am expecting [that] the Ministry of Education, [and] Council for Technical and Vocational Education Training (COTVET), will work hard to deliver the project on time and on budget so that we can gather for the commissioning of this facility”, President Akufo-Addo said.
At a news conference held last week, The Students Representative Council (SRC) of the school lamented the delay in making the school autonomous was impe