Prof. Francis AmedaheProf. Francis Kodzo Amedahe is an educator and a scholar. He trained as a teacher and taught in primary schools in the 1970s and later gained admission to the University of Cape Coast (UCC) to pursue the Bachelor of Education (B. Ed.) programme. On completion, he taught at E. P. Training College, Amedzofe, now E. P College of Education, Amedzofe, for a year and was appointed a Teaching Associate in 1987. After obtaining an M. Phil. degree in Educational Measurement and Evaluation in 1989, he was appointed a Lecturer at UCC. In 1994, he gained admission into the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, USA for his doctoral studies in Educational Measurement, Research and Statistics. On completion of the programme in 1998, he worked as a Research and Evaluation Specialist in Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia, USA, for a year before returning to Ghana in 2000, where he continued to lecture at UCC until 2020 when he retired. Prof. Francis Amedahe served as a Fulbright Scholar at Elon University, North Carolina in 2006/2007 academic year and gave occasional lectures in some universities on education in West Africa.

By dint of hard work, he was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1998, Associate Professor in 2004 and Professor in 2009. He served as Head of Department of Educational Foundations, the Vice Dean and Dean of the Faculty of Education, UCC. He also served on some Committees and Boards of the University. He was the Founding President of Takoradi Community University College.

He has many publications to his credit and attended many professional conferences locally and internationally.