Welcome to the Department of Languages at Ada College of Education. We are one of the leading departments. The Department is a reputable, comprehensive, flexible and accessible one that seeks to motivate the contemporary generation. Currently, we offer English and Ghanaian Languages. Our scope includes courses in English, Literature and Ghanaian Language related courses for diploma and degree programmes. The Department is also in charge of current affairs, debates and Ghana National Association of Teachers and Mutual Fund Quizzes. Through the Department and its dedicated tutors, the College won many awards in these contests.

We are committed to providing excellent, research-led teaching to our student teachers, as well as to enriching cultural and intellectual life, nationally and locally, through our research, and public engagement.

Mission

To develop and deliver teaching, learning and research courses that equip student teachers with the requisite language and literary knowledge and skills that will make them effective in their teaching profession.

Vision

The Department of Language aspires, through constantly updated language and literary courses and research, to train student teachers who will be well-baked with requisite expertise to serve the changing needs of the professional teacher.

Courses

We offer a wide range of exciting courses at the diploma and degree levels, some of these are;

Literacy & Literature

  • English Language studies I
  • English Language Studies II
  • African and Non-African Poetry
  • African Drama
  • Communicative Skills
  • Introduction to African Literature
  • Language and Literacy
  • Literature-in-English
  • Methods of Teaching English in Basic Schools

Ghanaian Languages

  • Dangme
  • Ewe
  • Ga
  • Fante
  • Twi
  • Nzema and Other Ghanaian Languages

Staff & Tutors

HOD

John K. Attiye (Torgbui Ashiagbor IV)

M.Phil English

Tutor

Gershon K. Ladzekpo

M.A English

Tutor

Grace Ampah

M. Ed. TESL

Tutor

Edward Abaya-Teye

M. Ed TESL

Tutor

Reuben Aborchi (Rev)

M.A Ghanaian Language

Tutor

Johnson Lomo

M. Ed Ghanaian Language.

Tutor

Rose Srem-Sai

M. A English

Tutor

Sampson Davi

M. Phil Ghanaian Language