UG Mentoring College Ranked Number 1 COE in Ghana

The Enchi College of Education has been ranked the overall Best College of Education in Ghana by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission. The College, which is one of the six (6) Colleges of Education being mentored by the University of Ghana, secured a high score in 20 out of the 24 indicators representing 83.3%.

In October 2019, the 46 Colleges of Education in collaboration with the five Public Universities rolled-out the new B. Ed. Programme following approval by the National Accreditation Board in July, 2018.

A group photograph of the Provost, College of Education, UG, Principal of the Enchi College of Education, Chiefs and special guests.

In 2022, the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) commenced an exercise to assess the Fidelity of Implementation of the B.Ed programme. Using 24 indicators in the various components of the programme, the purpose of this exercise was to examine how best the Colleges were implementing the new teacher education programmes. Out of the 46 Colleges of Education across the country, Enchi College of Education emerged first.

Mr. Philip Ntaah (Principal of the Enchi College of Education) speaking at the ceremony.

At a ceremony organised by the College to celebrate the achievement, the Principal, Mr. Philip Ntaah,  highlighted that the College has always distinguished itself anytime a new revision in teacher education was made and as such, thanked the management, staff and students for their role in making this possible.

Pictures of some traditional rulers and security officials that graced the ceremony.


Prof. Samuel Nii Ardey Codjoe (Provost, College of Education, UG) delivering his address

Delivering his opening remarks as the Chairperson of the event, the Provost of the College of Education, University of Ghana, Prof. Samuel Nii Ardey Codjoe congratulated the Principal, his management, staff and students of the College on the excellent performance and indicated that the University of Ghana was proud to be a mentor to the College. He assured them that the University will continue to work with them based on the recommendations from the report to help the College maintain its enviable standard. The Provost used the opportunity to let the College in on his vision to promote research and the laid down plans to achieve the vision.

Nana Payin II delivering his address at the ceremony.

On behalf of the Aowin Traditional authorities, Nana Payin II, the Tufohene of Enchi said they were happy about the College’s achievement and would do everything within their power to support the College and ensure that they acheive more success.

In his closing remarks, Mr. Philip Ntaah stated that the big dream for Enchi College of Education is to make the 100 mark and retain its enviable position as the best in Ghana. He also used the occasion to list a few challenges that affected their work in the College, including inadequate science equipment in the science laboratories, little space for practical musical lessons, inadequate Physical Education equipment, and lack of funding for workshops. Consequently, he advocated for all stakeholders to contribute to the attainment of their dream.

Commissioning of the monument.

The ceremony ended with the unveiling and commissioning of a monument in recognition of their achievement.

The Provost was accompanied by other officials from the University including Dr. Lawrence Afutu Kotey (Coordinator, Takoradi Learning Centre), Ms. Dorinda Nbinmah Yeboah (Assistant Registrar, Office of the Provost), Mr. Prince Boateng Blay (Administrative Assistant, Office of the Provost) and Mr. Gabriel Periera (National Service Personnel, Office of the Provost).