Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, Minister of Education, has been named to 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. Adutwum joins other team members from academics, practitioners, and policymakers who are committed to pushing local solutions to local problems with this five-year appointment.
This was stated in a letter of appointment signed by Professor Walter R. Allen, PhD, Director of Capacity Building Center, University of California Los Angeles, dated September 9, 2021.
Dr. Adutwum, who is also the MP for Bosomtwe, plans to work with others to build organizational capacity in order to improve the common good by allowing institutions and individuals to actively participate in their communities and societies.
“Given your education leadership in the United States and Ghana, as well as your profound awareness of the needs of children, students, and institutions in both areas, your advise and insight will enrich our program design and approach.” According to the letter.
The Advisory Board focuses on the participatory process when making investments to help institutions, communities, and nations develop and sustain themselves.
In his acceptance letter to UCLA, Dr. Yaw Adutwum expressed gratitude to the University’s administration and board of trustees for the honor bestowed upon him, and vowed to work hard to repay his appointment.
He also committed to work with the team of advisors to do all possible to bring about significant change and development in their areas of operation for the benefit of the world.