ICFLEA Conference Programme

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE FUTURE OF LEGAL EDUCATION IN GHANA/AFRICA (ICFLEA)

AND THE LAUNCH OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA SCHOOL OF LAW ENDOWMENT FUND

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

VENUE: AUDITORIUM OF UNIVERSITY OF GHANA SCHOOL OF LAW, LEGON, ACCRA, GHANA

 

 
 

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Day 1 Opening of Conference

Monday, November 29, 2021

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8:00am 9:00am

MC: Mr. Jerry Adjorlolo

Conference Registration,

Cultural Performances

9:00am 9:45am

Arrival and Seating of Dignitaries and Guests

Arrival of the President of the Republic of Ghana,

His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

9:50am 10:00am National Anthem
10:00am 10:10am Welcome Address and Recognition of Guests: Prof. Raymond A. Atuguba (Dean, University of Ghana School of Law)
10:10am 10:20am Salutatory Address: Prof. Nana Aba Appiah Amfo (Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana)
10:20am 10:30am Address: His Excellency Ambassador Daniel Krull(German Ambassador to Ghana)
10:30am 10:35am Interlude: Cultural Performance
10:40am 10:50am Conference Speech: Hon. Godfred Dame (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Republic of Ghana)
10:55am 11:05am Conference Speech: His Lordship Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah (Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana)
11:10am 11:20am Conference Speech: Rt. Hon. Alban S. K. Bagbin (Speaker of Parliament of the Republic of Ghana)
11:20am 11:30am Interlude: Band Performance
11:35am 12:00pm Keynote Address: H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (President of the Republic of Ghana)
12:00pm 12:15pm Launch of the UGSoL Endowment Fund by H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
12:20pm 12:50pm Photo Session
12:50pm 1:00pm National Anthem
1:00pm -

Refreshments and Departure

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Day 2 Conference Schedule

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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1:00pm 2:45pm

Plenary Session (Panel Discussion) Auditorium, UGSoL

TOPIC – The Policy, Legal, Management and Ethical Frameworks of Legal Education

Speakers:

  • The Hon. Justice Dr. Abou B.M. Binneh-Kamara, J. (Justice of Sierra Leone's Superior Court of Judicature and
    Dean of the Faculty of Law, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone)
  • Ms. Gloria Ofori Boadu (Managing Legal Practitioner, GOB Law Consult)

Roundtable-Panel Composition:

Chair:

  • Nana Dr. S.K.B. Asante (Omanhene, Asokore Traditional Area)

Panelists:

  • Ace Ankomah (Partner, Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah) - Policy Framework
  • Hon. Dr. Dominic A. Ayine (Chairperson, Parliamentary Committee on Subsidiary Legislation) -Legal Framework
  • Mrs. Juliet Adu-Adjei (Registrar, Ghana School of Law) - Management and Administrative Framework
  • Mrs. Victoria Barth (Managing Partner, Okudzeto and Associates) - Ethical Framework

Moderators:

  • Dr. Abdul Baasit Aziz Bamba (UGSoL)
  • Ms. Maame Yaa Mensa-Bonsu (UGSoL)

Rapporteurs:

  • Jonathan A. Alua
  • Bernice N. Narh

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2:45pm 3:00pm Coffee Break
3:00pm 5:00pm Breakout Sessions on Policy, Legal, Management and Ethical Frameworks
Policy Framework (Lecture Room 1);
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Legal Framework (Lecture Room 2);
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Management and Administrative Framework (Moses Baiden Lecture Room);
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Ethical Framework (R.S. Blay Reading Room);
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5:00pm 5:30pm Plenary Presentation of Reports and Discussion (Auditorium)
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5:30pm - Refreshments and Departure

Day 3 Conference Schedule

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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1:00pm 2:45pm

Plenary Session (Panel Discussion) Auditorium, UGSoL

TOPIC – Curriculum Development and Teaching Methodologies

Speakers:

  • Dr. Benjamin Kunbuor Chair, Curriculum Reform and Teaching Methodologies Committee, UGSoL)
  • Prof. Anthony C. Diala (Director, Centre for Legal Integration in Africa)

Roundtable-Panel Composition:

Chair:

  • Her Ladyship Justice Prof. H.J.A.N. Mensa-Bonsu (Justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana)
  • Prof. Olaolu Opadere (Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Gambia)

Panelists:

  • Prof. Cynthia Forson (Deputy Provost, Lancaster University, Ghana) - Curriculum
  • Prof. Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua (UGSoL) - Teaching Methodologies
  • Prof. Daniel K. Twerefou (Director, Academic Quality Assurance Unit, University of Ghana) - Quality Control
  • Prof. Mrs. Lydia Apori Nkansah (Dean, Faculty of Law, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology) - Examinations and Testing

Moderators:

  • Dr. Samuel Manteaw (UGSoL)
  • Mr. Kenneth Ghartey (UGSoL)

Rapporteurs:

  • Sandra S. Barimah
  • Abdul Hafez Mahama

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2:45pm 3:00pm Coffee Break
3:00pm 5:00pm

Breakout Sessions on: Curriculum Development and Teaching Methodologies

Curriculum (Lecture Room 1);
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Teaching Methodologies (Lecture Room 2);
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Quality Control (Moses Baiden Lecture Room);
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Examinations and Testing (R.S. Blay Reading Room);
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5:00pm 5:30pm Plenary Presentation of Reports and Discussions (Auditorium)
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5:30pm - Refreshments and Departure

Day 4 Conference Schedule

Thursday, December 2, 2021

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1:00pm 2:45pm

Plenary Session (Panel Discussion) Auditorium, UGSoL

TOPIC – Resources for Legal Education

Speaker:

  • Mr. Kwasi Prempeh-Eck (Director of Legal Education and the Ghana School of Law)
  • Dr. Peter A. Atupare (Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Cape Coast)

Roundtable-Panel Composition:

Chair:

  • Mr. Kwaku Ansa-Asare (Dean, Mountcrest University College)

Panelists:

  • Ms. Isabel Boaten (Managing Partner, AB & David Ghana) - Human Resources
  • Prof. Kofi Abotsi (Dean, School of Law, University Of Professional Studies) - Institutional Resources
  • Prof. Akua Kuenyehia (Former Vice President of ICC) – Infrastructural Resources
  • Prof. Ige Bolodeoku (Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, Nigeria) - Financial Resources

Moderators:

  • Dr. Kweku Ainuson (UGSoL)
  • Ms. Rachel Haizel (UGSoL)

Rapporteurs:

  • Adelaide A. D. Asiedu
  • Mustapha A. Mahama

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2:45pm 3:00pm Coffee Break
3:00pm 5:00pm

Breakout Sessions on Resources for Legal Education

Human Resources (Lecture Room 1);
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Institutional Resources (Lecture Room 2);
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Infrastructural Resources (Moses Baiden Room);
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Financial Resources (Tutorial Room);
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5:00pm 5:30pm Plenary Presentation of Reports and Discussions (Auditorium)
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5:30pm - Refreshments and Departure