University of Education Winneba Kumasi Branch
Kumasi campus host the College of Technology Education and is located 320 Kimlometres from Winneba and 280 Kilometres north of Accra.
Training programmes were therefore transferred from the Kumasi Polytechnic to the present site in September 1966. This resulted in the expansion of activities as well as change of name to Technical Teachers College (TTC) and later Kumasi Advanced Technical Teachers College (KATTC).
The College offered a certificate course in Education Studies, as well as courses in specialized areas in industrial arts and commerce. It became one of the seven Diploma Awarding Colleges when it was affiliated to the Institute of Education of the University of Cape Coast in 1977. This was as a result of the restructuring of Ghana Teacher Education programmes.
Following the educational reforms in 1992, the College became part of the University College of Education of Winneba (UCEW) in 1996. Integrated in 1996 as one of the constituent colleges of the then University College of Education of Winneba (UCEW), the College is the only tertiary institution mandated to train technical and vocational teachers for the Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector. The College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) is a public secular coeducational research institution located in the second largest city in Ghana, Kumasi. COLTEK has four faculties and offers undergraduate and graduate programmes in eleven departments. The College runs academic programmes leading to the award of diploma, degrees, masters, and doctoral degrees. COLTEK offers major programmes in business, technology and educational studies. Teaching staff at COLTEK are grounded in the integration of rigorous classroom studies with learning experiences.
The campus hosts the following faculties:
- Faculty of Business Education
- Faculty of Vocational
- Faculty of Technical Education
- Faculty of Education and Communication Science
College of Technology Education
P.O.Box 1277, Kumasi, Ghana