Mr. Philip Boateng Ansah

ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED

  1.   MPhil (English Language), 2016
  2.   B. Ed (English Language), 2011
  3.   Teacher’s Cert. ‘A’, 2004
  4.   S. S. S. C. E., 2000

 

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED

  1.   University of Education, Winneba, (2014 - 2016)
  2.   University of Education, Winneba, (2007 - 2011)
  3.   Abetifi Presbyterian College of Education, (2001 – 2004)
  4.   Pope John Secondary and Junior Seminary, Koforidua, (1997 – 2000)

 

PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP

  1.   Member, International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (MIATEFL),        (2014)
  2.   Member, International Literacy Association (MILA), (2017)
  3.   Member, Linguistics Association of Ghana (MLAG), (2018)
  4.   Member, International Mind Education Institute (MIMEI), (2015)
  5.   Member, University Teachers Association of Ghana (MUTAG), (2018)
  6.   Member, Ghana Association of Teachers of English (MGATE), (2014)

 

RECORD OF WORK

  1.   Assistant Lecturer, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana. Handle                          Communication Skills, Grammar & Usage, and all English Language and Literature related            courses. (2018 (September) – Date)
  2.   Lecturer, Nkawkaw Centre of IEDE (Distance Learning), University of Education,  Winneba.          Taught all Content and Methodology Courses related to Linguistics. (2015-2017)
  3.   Subject Teacher, Kwahu Tafo Senior High School. Handled English Language and Literature in    all classes. (2012-2017)
  4.   Middle School Teacher, The Roman Ridge International School, Accra.          (ISEB/IGCSE, A-    level, Common Entrance Exams etc. Cambridge University affiliate). Taught English Language      and Literature in Forms One and Two classes. (2011 (June) – December)
  5.   Intern, Wesley Girls’ High School – Cape Coast. Understudied mentors. I also fully handled          classes at different levels in English Language and Literature. (2010-2011(June)

 

COURSES TAUGHT

  1.   Communication Skills I & II
  2.   Grammar and Usage I & II
  3.   Literature in English

 

OTHER PROFESSIONALLY RELATED EXPERIENCE

  1.   Hall Fellow (Chamber of Mines Hall), University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa,        Ghana. September (2018 ) till date
  2.   Member, Departmental Board, Department of Technical Communication, University of Mines        and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa (September 2018-Date)
  3.   Head of Department (Languages), Kwahu Tafo SHS., Instituted and facilitated several                programmes which include: Literary night, Departmental Day, Language Day. (February 2015      -2017)
  4.   Database Aministrator, Kwahu Tafo SHS., collected the necessary data and marks for the          generation of students’ terminal reports. (2015-2017)
  5.   Mind Education Specialist, Counsel students on their talents and career choices. (April 2016      till date)
  6.   School Coordinator – Yo-Ghana (USA-based NGO). Encourage and supervised students to        write, edit, scan and exchange letters with sister schools in USA. (2016-2017)
  7.   President, Kwahu Tafo Discerning Students Organization (KTADSO), an NGO, Led in the              organisation of free vacation classes for all SHS students in Kwahu Tafo. (2009-2014)
  8.   Patron, Writers and Debaters Club at Wesley Girls’ Senior High School, groomed students for      literary night and other academic programmes. (2010-2011)
  9.   President (amalgamated), The Debaters Club at University of Education, Winneba, Introduced    Radio debate and helped groom contestants for an Inter-University debate which we emerged      winners. (2009-2010)

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT / WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

  1.   Participant, Seminar for Members of Convocation on Institutional Intellectual Property              Policy  at UMaT, Planning and Quality Assurance Unit, (April, 2019)
  2.   Participant, Seminar for Members of Convocation on Rudiments of Academic Publishing at      UMaT, Planning and Quality Assurance Unit, (January, 2019)
  3.   Participant, Workshop for Academic Staff on University Examination Portal at UMaT,                Planning and Quality Assurance Unit, (December, 2018)
  4.   Participant, Seminar for Members of Convocation on Turnitin Software at UMaT, Planning          and Quality Assurance Unit, (November, 2018)
  5.   Participant, Seminar for Members of Convocation on Data Ethics and Skills for                          Reproduction of Research Findings Using Stata at UMaT, Planning and Quality Assurance      Unit, (Novcember, 2018)
  6.   Participant, Workshop for Members of Convocation on Grant Proposal Writing: The Science,    Budgeting and Justification at UMaT, Planning and Quality Assurance Unit, (October, 2018)
  7.   Participant, Seminar on Mentorship Role of Academic Tutors on Students' Academic and      Psychological Well-being at UMaT, Planning and Quality Assurance Unit, (October, 2018)
  8.   Participant, Seminar for Convocation Members on Orderly Presentation of Investigation and    Disciplinary committee Reports at UMaT, Planning and Quality Assurance Unit,  (October,          2018)
  9.   Participant, A One-Day Workshop on the Rudiments of Academic Publishing at AUCC,            Linguistics Association of Ghana, (January, 2018)
  10.   Participant, Seminar for Convocation Members on Electronic Resources for Teaching and        Research at UMaT, Planning and Quality Assurance Unit, (September, 2018)
  11.   Participant, A Five-day Mind Education Lecturers Seminar at Univ. of Gh – International          Mind Education Institute, South Korea. (September, 2016)
  12.   Participant, A One-day Capacity Building for School-Based Cultural Officers - Eredec            Hotel, Koforidua, (March, 2016)
  13.   Participant, A Five-day Delegates’ Conference of GATE - UENR, Sunyani, (August, 2016)
  14.   Participant, A Six-day GNAT/CTF Seminar in English Language Teaching (SHS) –  GHANASS, Koforidua, (July, 2016)
  15.   Participant, A Seven-day Mind Education Lecturers Seminar in Tema – International Mind        Education Institute, South Korea
  16.   Participant, Facilitator of a One-day workshop (The Cockcrow, JHS Literature text) for          Teachers of English Language at the Basic Schools, Kwahu Tafo circuit. (March, 2016)
  17.   Participant, A Five-day Conference for Ghana Association of Teachers of English (GATE)    OLA SHS, Ho. (September, 2014)
  18.   Participant, A One-day Time Management Workshop – Guidance and Counselling Unit,            University of Education, Winneba. (April, 2009)
  19.   Participant, A Four-day Leadership Seminar on Accounts Keeping and Administration –      Dean of Students’ Affairs, University of Education, Winneba. (November, 2009)

 

SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS PROJECT WORK/THESIS/RESEARCH

             10 Undergraduate Project Works (B.Ed)

 

SERVICE TO THE NATIONAL COMMUNITY (SNC)

  1.   Member/In-charge of Technical and ICT Issues (Website /Publicity/ Communication), LOC,    12th Linguistics Association of Ghana Annual Conference (LAG 2019) at UMaT. (July, 2019)    
  2.   Representative/Observer, Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO)       during the      2016 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections. (December, 2016)