The Provost of the college of Education Studies of the University of Cape Coast Professor Joseph Ghartey Ampiah has been appointed the new Vice Chancellor of the university of Cape coast. This was contained in a letter dated 30th July 2016 and signed by the Registrar of the University Mr. John Kofi Nyan.
Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah is a Professor of Science Education at the University of Cape Coast, where he has taught courses in science education, qualitative research and ethnographic research in science education since 1996. He has been a professional teacher for the past 29 years.
His research interests are in science education, teaching and learning of science and at primary, junior high and senior high school levels, science classroom environments, In-service education and training.
Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah has been involved in over 27 national and international projects. He has worked with researchers from Africa, Finland, Japan, India, the Netherlands, United Kingdom and the USA.
He has led major international projects such as Africa-Asia University Dialogue Research for Basic Education Development Project on Quality of basic schools in Ghana. In 2012, he served as an acting Pro vice Chancellor of the university until a substantive Pro V.C was appointed.
His investiture is scheduled for 1st October 2016.