HEPA to Partner KNUST E-learning Centre for Enhanced E-learning Education in Ghana; Leaders Discuss Strategies for Collaboration

Higher Ed Partners Africa (HEPA) is set to collaborate with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology E-learning Centre to advance strategies for improving e-learning delivery in Ghana. The leadership of HEPA, including Executive Chairman Justyna Dymerska, CEO Nicholas Kendall, Varaidzo Mhangami (Managing Director – South Africa), and Linda Deigh (Director of University Partnerships – Ghana), were warmly welcomed by Prof. Eric Appau Asante, the Director of the Centre, and the Senior Assistant Registrar at the Centre, Mr. Christopher Addo.

During the meeting, Prof. Eric Appau Asante highlighted the Centre’s notable achievements in Ghana’s e-learning landscape. Justyna Dymerska outlined HEPA’s mission to enhance global access to higher education through online programs and engaged in discussions exploring potential collaboration opportunities.

As part of their visit, the HEPA delegation paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor of KNUST, Professor Mrs. Rita Akosua Dickson. Justyna Dymerska emphasized the crucial role of education in ensuring a thriving and fair society, particularly in Africa.

“In Africa, when you educate one person, they, in turn, impact at least four lives,” she remarked. Prof. (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson resonated with Nelson Mandela’s quote, stating, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Prof. (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson also highlighted KNUST’s commitment to becoming a “university without walls” and emphasized the university’s dedication to building capacity and transformative leaders. She underscored the high value placed on valuable partnerships as an integral part of KNUST’s vision for the future.

The discussions during the meeting centered on fostering collaboration to further enhance e-learning education in Ghana and contribute to the broader goal of expanding access to higher education.