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Dr. Prize Mcapreko


Acting Head: Department of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (DPMS),
Sustainable Development and Policy (DSDP)



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Dr. Prize McApreko is a Senior Lecturer, Department of Sustainable Development and Policy (DSDP), School of Sustainable Development (SSD), and serving as Acting Head: Department of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (DPMS), School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (SNES). He earned M.Phil and Ph.D. (Cum Laude) in International Studies in Peace, Conflict and Development under the distinguished auspices of the UNESCO Chair of Philosophy for Peace, Universitat Jaume I, Castellon, Spain. He is recipient of the University’s prestigious Peace Programme Ambassador Extra-ordinary award (2016). He pursued his first degree in the Arts, specializing in English and French at the University of Cape Coast.
He has lectured for over 20 years at the Takoradi Technical University where he served in influential capacities including founding Dean, Centre for Languages and Liberal Studies where he successfully established the introduction of Mandarin Chinese as a liberal course under a special MoU with the Confucius Institute. He also successfully presided of the French / English inter-cultural Immersion and Linguistic Exchange programme between Takoradi Technical University and the Institut National Polytechnique Felix Houphouet-Boigny (INP-HB), Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast under a Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions. Dr. McApreko’s repertoire of experience includes knowledge and hands-on skills gained from social responsibilities and services including Convocation Representation to the Governing Council, and General Secretary to the then Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana. Dr. McApreko is member of several international academic organisations including the 2023 International Scientific Committee for the World Water Congress scheduled for Vienna, Austria. He is Collaborations Co-ordinator for the Department of Sustainable Development and Policy, and member of the University proofreading Unit. He is an External Editor for the Collaborative Research Group at the University of Douala, Cameroon.
Dr. Prize McApreko’s broad spectrum of international engagements includes Consultancy to the Africa Peace and Security Programme (APSP) within which he served as Course Manager for the flagship Post Graduate Executive M.A. Programme: Managing Peace and Security in Africa (MPSA), African Union (AU) & Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS), Addis Ababa University (AAU), Ethiopia. He served as founding Director, Amnesty International – Ghana, and is Country Director for (DEEP) Network – Ghana: (Dialogue, Empathy Ecology and Peace) Network: a global community of researchers and peace workers from diverse cultural backgrounds dedicated and committed to building a peaceful world and fostering social and ecological regeneration. Dr. Prize McApreko communicates effectively in English, French and Spanish. His hobbies include debating topical issues and travelling. His research interests focus on human security, peace, conflict management and the search for indigenous ownership of Africa’s development interventions within the larger framework of African Solutions to African Problems (AfSol).

16 Nov 2019: Inclusive Learning: Serving all Students (Lincoln Community School);

28 – 29 Nov 2019: Global Super Teachers Conference (International Training Centre);

2 Mar 2019: Annual School Health Conference (Lincoln Community School);

17 Nov 2018: The Educators Network Teaching Conference: Celebrating Learners (Lincoln Community School);

Apr 2015: Addressing Contemporary Business Challenges Through Practical and Inter-disciplinary Research (University of Ghana).

2015: Dedicated Service Award – SDA College of Education, Asokore-Koforidua

2010: Certificate of Recognition – Walton Whaley Library, Valley View University, Oyibi