The Education Minister for Ghana and Member of Parliament for Bosomtwe Constituency, Hon Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum has been appointed as a University of California Advisory Board member for a five-year term.
The US-based University in a letter dated 9th September 2021 revealed that Adutwum will join other team members from academia, practitioners and policymakers who are committed to advancing local solutions to local problems.
“Given your leadership in education in the US and Ghana, your deep understanding of the needs of youth, students and institutions in both communities, your advice and insight will enhance our programme design and approach,”
The Education Minister according to the letter will join the Advisory Board of the Capacity Building Center (CBC) in the School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).
Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum effective this year will collaborate to develop organizational capacity to enhance the common good by enabling institutions and individuals to participate in their communities and societies fully.
The Advisory Board of the Los Angeles-based University of California focuses on the participatory process as it targets investments to contribute to the development and sustainability of institutions, communities and nations.
The Bosomtwe Member of Parliament in his acceptance letter to Prof. Walter R. Allen. PhD, Director of the Director of Capacity Building Center, University of California pledged to work diligently to reciprocate his appointment.
“I also pledged to collaborate with the team of advisors to do what they could to bring much change and improvement into their areas of operation for the good of the world,” the Minister for Education stated.
In a related development, Adutwum has been appointed a member of the high-level Advisory Board for Mission 4.7, a new global initiative to put in place the vision articulated by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) on Education.
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