– Pre-Conference Information – 2023

Second World Conference
on Transformative Education

“The Future of Africa and the Role of Transformative Education”

May 18-20, 2023
University of Cape Coast
Cape Coast, Ghana

Applying for Ghanaian Visa

Travelers from the USA need to apply online for a visa prior to your visit. Visitors from most African Union nations can apply for a visa on arrival. Please check the two sets of websites below for details.

Ghanaian Entry Visa Requirements and Application Process for U.S. citizens:
Visa upon arrival exclusively for citizens of some African Union states

Registration Page

Click here for the WCTE ‘2023 Conference Registation Page

The discounted Early Bird registration for the conference will begin on March 5, 2023, and end on April 5, 2023.

*Registration fee covers conference brochure, keynote speakers, and a banquet.

  • International faculty/K-12educators/researchers (out of the African continent) $230 (early- bird registration $200)
  • African faculty/researchers/policymakers $100 (early-bird registration $80)
  • African Teacher education faculty $35 (higher education faculty not included)-early-bird registration $30)
  • African Students and k-12 teachers $12 (early-bird registration $10)
  • Non-African students $60 (early-bird registration $50)

The following modes of registration payment will be accepted:

  1. Online Conference Registration page
  2. Western union
  3. Credit card – Pay via WCTE ’23 Stripe page
  4. Moneygram
  5. University of Cape Coast, Ghana
    For Money Transfers to UCC:
    SORT CODE: 120301
    Bank Address:
    Zenith Bank Gh Ltd, Zenith Heights, No 31, Independence Avenue. P M B CT 393, Accra Ghana
    Account Number: 0006011406475

Airport Info

The nearest international airport to Cape Coast University is Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana (Airport codes: ACC, DGAA).

Transportation from Airport to Cape Coast

The distance separating the two cities is 91 miles (147 km). The University of Cape Coast is providing ground transportation between the airport in Accra and Cape Coast from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Those who arrive later than 6 p.m. will have to spend the night in Accra and they will be picked up in the morning. When you have made your travel plans, please email your itinerary (airline and hotel site) to Professor Rosemary Bosu so the Local Organizing Committee can help plan shuttle transport to and from Accra.
Most international conference participants will stay at Elmina Beach Resort and Ridge Royal. There will be university buses shuttling between the hotels and the conference site.

List of Hotels and Guest Houses in Cape Coast Area

GHS (Current Exchange Rate as of January 2023:  1 USD = 12.41 GHS)

  Downloadable PDF List: WCTE2023HotelList

Or Download this updated list – AccomodationWCTEMarch2023]

Elmina Beach Resort (Beachfront Elmina, 10Km from UCC Campus)
70 rooms at GH 500 (USD $40)/night. Breakfast, Free Wi-fi.
URL: https://www.elminabeachresort.net/         
Tel: +233-54 4312 370 – 5;  +233- 24 4711 913
Email: william.aggreyfynn@gbhghana.net; ebrres@elminabeachresort.net

Capital Hill Hotel (Cape Coast)
48 rooms at GH 300 (USD $24)/night. Breakfast; Free Wi-Fi; Pool; Lounge
URL: https://www.hotelsgh.com/hotel/capital-hill-hotel
Tel: +233-332131460;  +233-501392165.
Email: capitolhillhotel@gmail.com

Pempamsie Hotel (Cape Coast)
64 Standard Rooms at GH 450 (USD $46)/night
55 Twin Rooms at GH 585 (USD $47)/night
URL: https://pempamsie-hotel-cape-coast.booked.net/
Tel: +233-303960345; + 233-561512407
Email: pempamsiehotel @gmail.com

Ridge Royal (Cape Coast)
57 Standard Single Rooms at GH 1400 (USD $112)/night
2 Standard Superior Rooms at GH 1600 (USD $128)/night
Breakfast; Free Wi- Fi; Leisure Facilities; Tax Inclusive
URL: https://ridgeroyalhotel.com.gh/
Email: info@ridgeroyalhotel.com.gh
Tel: + 233-312003222; + 233-0249932874; + 233-0501672908

Coconut Grove Beach Resort (Elmina Beachfront)
40 Rooms available: Standard, GH 900 (USD $73)/night or
Standard Deluxe, GH 1480 ($118)/night
Breakfast; Free Wi- Fi; Tax Inclusive
URL: https://coconutgrovehotelsgh.com/beachresort/  
Email: beachresort@coconutgrovehotelghana.com
Tel: +233-244333001

School of Business Guest House (UCC Campus; Walking distance to Conference Centre)
7 Standard Rooms at GH 250 (USD $20), 4 Deluxe Rooms at GH 350 (USD $28)/night
Breakfast; Free Wi- Fi
URL: www.sobguesthouse.ucc.edu.gh
Email: business@ucc.edu.gh


Tourist Sites In and Around Cape Coast