Professor George K.T Oduro, the Provost of the College of Distance Education (CODE) has been elected the Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, UCC.
He polled 387 votes while Professor Dora Edu-Buandoh had 163 and Professor Rosemond Boohene polled 134 out of the 684 votes cast (Provisional Results).
About Professor George K.T Oduro
Prof George K.T Oduro was the Director of the Institute for Educational Planning & Administration (IEPA) for four years (2009 – 2013), the University of Cape Coast appointed him as Director of its Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) now College of Distance Education (CODE)making him the Provost of the college.
Prof. George K.T Oduro is a lecturer in Administrative Theory in Education, Administration in Higher Education, Supervision of Teaching and Learning at the MPhil and M.Ed levels. He also teach courses in Qualitative Research Design at the PhD level. He has also supervised over 50 postgraduate theses/dissertation.
Prof. George K.T Oduro completed Cambridge University in 2003 with a PhD. His PhD thesis was adjudged the Second best in the 2004 Best Thesis Competition of the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society (BELMAS).
He is involved in a number of national and international research collaborations that focus on improving quality education delivery in Ghana and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Prof. George K.T Oduro has been very instrumental in promoting the concept of Leadership for Learning (LfL) in Ghana. He has also been a strong advocate of the non-politicization of educational institutions in the country.
Apart from his role in the University of Cape Coast, Prof. George K.T Oduro has also played key strategic leadership role as Chairman of the Governing Council of the Takoradi Polytechnic.