Dr. Edward Asamoah

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ASAMOAH EDWARD

 

Email:                    eddylinc@yahoo.co.uk

Nationality:            Ghanaian                                     

Date of Birth:         July 17, 1976

Sex:                        Male                                

Marital Status:       Married

Mobile Number: +233244437501

 

Career Objective

Desirous of an opportunity to embark upon research in a reputable University to unearth the potentials in me toward a successful career in serving mankind.

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

2009-2011          Mphil in Childhood Studies

                            Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.

 

2008-2011           Mphil in Social Work

                            University of Ghana, Legon. Accra, Ghana.

 

2003-2007            BA Social Work (First Class Honors)

                             University of Ghana, Legon. Accra, Ghana.

 

1995-1998            Cert “A”

                             Akrokerri Teacher Training College. Akrokerri

 

1991-1994            Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSCE)

                             Asanteman Senior Secondary school. Kumasi, Ghana.

 

1988-1991            Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE)

                             Tafo-Pankronu M/A BLK “B”. Kumasi, Ghana.

 

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

 

2014                     Assistant Lecturer

                             Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology-KNUST

                             Department of Sociology and Social Work

                             Faculty of Social Sciences

                             Kumasi, Ghana

 

2013                     Facilitator of Social Work

                             Institute of Distance Education

                             Department of Sociology/Social Work

                             Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Kumasi, Ghana.

                           

 

2010                     Course Evaluator-Childhood Studies and Geography of Health

                             Norwegian University of Science and Technology

                             Norwegian Centre for Child Research and Department of Geography, NTNU.

 

2009                     Graduate Intern –Hospital Welfare Services

                             Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

                             Welfare Services Department

                             Kumasi, Ghana.

 

2008-2009           Tutor of Social work

                            Adult Education

                            University of Ghana-Legon

                            Accra, Ghana.

 

2007-2008           Teaching Assistant

                            Department of Social Work

                            University Of Ghana -Legon

                            Accra, Ghana.

 

1998-2003           Class Teacher

                            Ghana Education Service. Kumasi, Ghana.

      

 

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

2015-date           Regional Director of Assemblies of God Campus Ministry

                           Ashanti- North District

2009-2012           Pastor

                            Betel International Church, Levanger, Norway.

 

2010-2011           Chairman

                            Ghanaian Students at Norwegian University of Science & Technology

                            Trondheim, Norway.

 

2008-2009           Deputy Director of AGCM-Greater-Accra

                            Assemblies of God Campus Ministry

                            Accra.

 

2006-2007           President

                            Assemblies of God Campus Ministry (AGCM)

                            University of Ghana-Legon

                            Accra, Ghana.

 

2005-2007           President

                            Asanteman Past Student’s Association (ASAPSA -Legon)

                            University of Ghana, Legon.

 

 

1997-1998         Dispensary Prefect

                          Akrokerri Teacher Training College

                          Akrokkeri, Ghana.

 

1993-1994         Senior Head Prefect

                          Asanteman Senior High School

                          Kumasi-Ghana.

 

 

WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS ATTENDED

September, 2015          1st National Conference on Problem-Based Learning/ E-Learning

August 17-20, 2015     Knust 5th Summer School

                                     Sustainable Development of Tertiary institutions in Ghana Amidst      

                                     Economic and Security Challenges

February, 2015            A Psycho-Educational Seminar for Staff of Knust, Great Hall Conference     

                                    Room

Sept. 9th &10th, 2014   Two-Day Workshop for Newly Appointed Lecturers, Great Hall 

                                     Conference Room, Knust

April, 13th, 2015          One-Day Research Methodology Seminar for all Lecturers

 

Aug. 2009-June 2011   Course Evaluation for MPhil in Childhood Studies

                                      Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.

 

August – Dec. 2009      Course Evaluation for Geography of Health

                                      Department of Geography, NTNU Norway.

 

Jan. 19th-23rd, 2009       Training Workshop on Peer Counselling for HIV/AIDS

                                      University of Ghana, Legon.

 

January, 2009               Workshop for Tutors of University of Ghana Distance Education

                                       Institute of Adult Education, University of Ghana.

 

January- May, 2008       Workshop on Strategic Marketing Management

                                       University of Ghana.

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCE

 

  • A fast and eager learner with high sense of initiative
  • A team player with good human relations
  • Capacity to work under deadlines and consistently deliver on time

 

HOBBIES

 

  • Teaching, Research, Reading and Counselling

 

RESEARCH WORKS AND PUBLICATIONS

  1. Challenges Facing Ghana’s Health Insurance Scheme ( 2009-2011) Mphil Thesis

 

  1. Children’s Engagement in Load Carrying Works. (2010-2011) Published Mphil Thesis

 

  1. Manful, E., Asamoah, E.,& Bediako, A.B., (2015), Care in the Silver Years:

            Academics Perception of Institutional Care for the Elderly in Ghana, Rome; MCSER     

            Publishing, Vol.6 No.6 s4 pp. 220-229

  1. Adonteng-Kissi, O., Asamoah E.,& Adonteng-Kissi, B.,( 2016 ) Mining versus Farming; An analysis of the Farmer’s Livelihood System, The International Journal of Sustainability in Economic, Social, and Cultural Context Volume #, Issue #, Pp. onsustainability.com© Common Ground Publishing
  2. Addo, B., Abubakar, A. M., Asamoah, E., & Gudu, W., (UNDER REVIEW). Applying the Anderson Behavioural Model to skilled delivery service utilization: Results of a retrospective cross-sectional survey among pregnant women in Northern Ghana, BMC Health Service Research

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REFEREES

 

  1. Prof.  Kofi Osei Akuoko ( Dean of Faculty Social Sciences)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Department of Sociology and Social Work

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

            Kumasi

           Email: kofiosei.akuoko@yahoo.com/akuoko65@yahoo.co.uk

           Mobile: +233 (20)8222886                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

  1. Kjørholt, Anne Trine (Immediate Past Director)

            Norwegian Centre for Child Research (NOSEB)

            Pavilion C- Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

            Dragvol

            Email: anne.trine.kjorholt@svt.ntnu.no

            Mobil:  +4791897607

 

  1. Manful Esmeralda (Coordinator of Social Work)

            Department of Sociology and Social Work

            Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology-Kumasi

            Email: emanful.cass@knust.edu.gh

           Mobile: +233501346754

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                

 

 

 

 

 


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