Welcome Remarks:

Ms. Nodumo Dhlamini

Director, ICT, Corporate Communication and Knowledge Management Services

Association of African Universities


Special Remarks:

  • Prof. Etienne Ehouan Ehile
    Secretary General
    Association of African Universities 
  • Prof. Goski Alabi
    Vice Chancellor- Laweh Open University
  • Mr. Peter Kodjie
    Secretary General
    All-Africa Students’ Union 
  • Prof. Ahmed Mohamed Suleman
    Vice Chancellor
    University of Khartoum, Sudan


Special Guest of Honour

Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh

Minister of Education

Republic of Ghana


Group Photograph – All Participants and Guests

Vice Chancellors Forum

Session 1

Topic: Diversification, Differentiation, Harmonization and Accreditation of African Higher Education:


  1. Mohammed Salifu -Executive Secretary, National Council of Tertiary Education
  2. Ghartey Ampiah, Vice Chancellor, University of Cape Coast
  3. Goski Alabi, Vice Chancellor- Laweh Open University
  4. Hatim Osman Mohamed Khair Hamid, Vice Chancellor- African International University

 Moderator: Dr. Violet Makuku- Quality Assurance Expert, Association of African Universities

Chairman: Prof. Etienne Ehile, Secretary General, Association of African Universities

High Level Edu-Policy Forum

Session 2

Topic: Free Senior High Education Policy: Implication for access and quality of Tertiary Education in Ghana


  1. Emmanuel Addo Obeng – President, Presbyterian University College, Ghana
  2. Harrison Dapaah, Vice Chancellor – University of Energy, Sunyani
  3. Robert Kingsford-Adaboh – Dean, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
  4. Paul Effah – President, Radford University College, Ghana
  5. Josephine Apau Larbi – Educational Technologist, Presbyterian University
  6. Gainford Kofi Amponsah – Instructional Technologist & Designer-School of Continuing Education and Distance Education , University of Ghana

Chairman: Prof. Nicholas N.N. Nsowah-Nuamah, Vice President, Association of African Universities/ President-Regent University

Moderator: Mr. Fred Awaah, Lecturer, University of Professional Studies, Accra

Presentation by Mr. Tim Smith (LearningCurve, South Africa) – on strategic educational technologies

Closing Remarks

Chairman: Prof. Etienne Ehile, Secretary General, Association of African Universities

Chairman: Prof. Kwesi Yankah, Minister of State- Tertiary Education- Ghana


Directors of Ceremony:

Mrs. Felicia Kuagbedzi, Communications and Publications Officer- AAU

Mr. Kwesi Acquah Sam, Research and Academic Planning Directorate, AAU

Round Table Discussion: Opportunities for Collaboration /Partnerships with Sudanese Universities

Facilitator: Prof. Jonathan C. Mba

Director, Research and Academic Planning Directorate