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Very Rev. Dr. Dominic Sylvester DadzieVery Rev. Dr. Dominic Sylvester Dadzie

Senior Lecturer & Dean of Students


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Phone: 024 864 7027
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Office: McCharty Hill Campus
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Education:

  • PhD,Educational Studies, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA (2009)
  • M.Ed,Educational Administration, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana (2006)
  • MA,International Affairs, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA (2005)
  • PGDE,Education, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana (1996)
  • BA,Study of Religions and Psychology, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana (1990)
  • Theological Ed,Study of Religions, Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon, Ghana (1989)

 

Brief Biography:

  • Early education at St. Mary's Primary and Middle School at Shama.
  • Attended St. Mary's Secondary School, Apowa for the Ordinary Level GCE and Accra Academy for the Advanced Level GCE.
  • An ordained Minister of the Methodist Church Ghana. Commissioned in June 1989 and ordained in August 1991.
  • Served the Ghana Police Church from 1989-1990.
  • Ministerial appointment at Suhum Secondary Technical School as Chaplain from 1990-1999.
  • Planted churches within Suhum Circuit at Suhum New Town, Sowatey, Amanase, Amanhyia, and pastured Mfrano Amanako, and Anum Apapam Methodist societies.
  • Served the Koforidua Diocese of the Methodist Church as Journal Secretary from 1992-1999.
  • Maintained regular visits as Visiting pastor to the Ghana Police Church. 1990- 2003.
  • Chaplain to Wesley Grammar School 1999-2003 and pastured Maranatha Methodist Church within Dansoman Circuit of the Methodist Church Ghana.
  • Served the Accra Diocese as Business Committee member and Speechwriter for the Bishop.
  • Planted the Mount Olivet Methodist Church, Ghana at Columbus Ohio while a student at Ohio University, Athens, in the Ohio State of the United States of America.
  • Married to Clementina and have Esther as daughter.

 

Scholarly/Research Interests:

  • Funding Public Higher Education
  • Access and enrollment issues in higher education
  • Gender and equity in higher education
  • Affordable higher education and retention of students from lower socioeconomic families
  • Human Resource development and management
  • Educational policy formation and implementation: Problems associated with policy and practice
  • Supervision of instruction
  • Administration of educational facilities
  • Time management in educational institutions
  • Divorce and Educational needs of deprived children
  • Cultural Diversity and Education in Ghana
  • Education in Ghana: the story of Private Schools

 

Courses Teaching/Taught at Regent University:

  • SOLE 4564: Leadership and Business Ethics
  • SOLE 3514: Leadership and Democracy
  • SOLE 3544: Interpersonal Skills of Leadership
  • SOLE 4544: Leadership: Theories and Philosophies for Leading
  • SOED 4523: Public School Management
  • SOED 3513: Aims and Principles of Education

 

Selected Publications:

  1. Dadzie, D. S. (2010), Cost sharing and equity in higher education: Experiences of selected Ghanaian students. Saarbrücken, Germany LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co K.G
  2. Dadzie, D. S. (2010), Improving time utilization by teachers at Wesley Grammar School, Accra, using time schedules. Saarbrücken, Germany LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co K.G
  3. Dadzie, D. S. (2009), Empowering students in higher education through affordable access. Graduate Education Association Conference presentation paper in process for a book chapter, 2009 (A book chapter soon to come out)
  4. Dadzie, D.S. (2008), Perpetuators or alleviators? The politics of globalization and poverty in Africa. In Godwyll, F & Kang, S. (2008) (ed.), Poverty, education, and development. New York: NY. Nova Science Publishers, Inc

 

Memberships of Professional Bodies:

  • Mid-Western Educational Research Association, USA
  • Graduate Education Association, Ohio University USA
  • Fellowship of the Kingdom, Methodist Pastors Association, Ghana

 

Consultancies, Conferences, Workshops etc:

  • The gap in enrollment and housing policies: The case of a public university in Ghana. A conference paper presented at the Mid-Western Educational Research Association conference in October 2009, St. Louis, Missouri. (Ready to be submitted for a journal article)
  • Cultural hegemony in Ghanaian public school: The struggle for the girl-child education. (In process for journal article to be published).
  • The use of audio visual aids in the teaching of cultural studies at the Junior Secondary Schools in the deprived areas. University of Cape Coast. (Unpublished PGDE Thesis), 1996.
  • Domesticating Global Best Practices in Education from a Religious perspective. A paper presented at the 2010 Exam Ethics Marshals International Conferences Accra in November and December 2010
  • Attended Conference on Politics and democracy in Africa at the Accra Conference Center November 2010
  • Attended Conference on Mentorship at the Pentecost University College Ghana in October 2011