BlueCrest University College

ABOUT BLUECREST

Educational Philosophy

BlueCrest’s educational philosophy is based more than decade years of working directly with youth in the Africa. BlueCrest’s philosophy is informed by an open, democratic, and participatory model of leadership, one that is grounded in diversity and a deep sense of collaboration. BlueCrest programs promote the notion of a community of learners in which empowerment is never top-down, but occur in an environment where all participants take on the roles of teachers and learners. BlueCrest therefore considers inter-generational mentorship and collaboration as an especially meaningful context for youth development.

In each of its educational programs, BlueCrest strives to build a positive and inclusive environment that allows young Africans to develop leadership skills, foster strong friendships, and gain a deeper understanding of culture and identity. For BlueCrest, leaders are speakers, organizers, facilitators, and mentors, as well as writers, listeners, friends, artists, thinkers, historical and everyday actors. Leaders embody a sense of responsibility and service towards others. This quality is evident in the ways BlueCrest program participants consistently take on new leadership roles, working to share the tools and understandings developed through our programs.

At BlueCrest College we create critically aware, reflective, resilient, confident and independent learners for life. We have an established community which provides a safe, secure, welcoming and orderly environment. We believe deep learning is facilitated by outstanding teaching.  This occurs when all learners are actively engaged in a variety of differentiated and challenging learning tasks that are academically rigorous. We value the whole person, and are committed to creating positive, adaptable and socially aware citizens of the world. We encourage our students to develop responsibility for their own learning, progress and behaviour. We foster collaboration and cooperation with shared expectations for success.

BlueCrest College is committed to providing innovative teaching and learning strategies.  We are dedicated to establishing supportive and authentic relationships to ensure our students enjoy learning and achieve their full potential.
 

Library and Facilities

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Dr. Kapil Gupta - Ph.D., MBA, FCCA, AICWA, B.Com(Hons)

Chairman - Governing Council

Dr. Kapil Gupta is a dedicated Educationist who believes in leveraging technology in the area of higher learning to bring about social transformation. His rich experience spanning over twenty years in industry and education has been instrumental in growth of ICT and Management education in Ghana. After initial stints in automobile manufacturing, Mining and International Trade, he made a conscious move into Education Sector starting with ICT Education in Ghana by setting up ICT center of excellence in collaboration with NIIT in 2000. Till last count, NIIT had five world-class ICT centers across Ghana. As early as 2001, he was nominated by ghanaclassifieds.com for "Foreign Excellence in Ghana" for his excellent service in the field of ICT and dynamic leadership that also helped NIIT Ghana  to become one of the most valuable company in Ghana Club 100. With high levels of Professionalism and corporate governance, NIIT Ghana bagged the coveted 8th position in the prestigious 2005 Ghana Club 100 ranking in addition to 2nd most Socially Responsible company and 3rd most Profitable company in Ghana. It was also the first and only IT education institution in the Top 100 companies in Ghana for three consecutive years.


In 2007, he started Knowledgeworkz which teamed up with Sikkim Manipal University to bring its path-breaking higher learning to the doorsteps of Ghanaians who would otherwise travel overseas for higher education. To keep pace with the changing demand for professional education in the country, he also formalized collaboration with University of Petroleum Science and Energy (UPES), India and Institute for Professional and Executive Development (IPED), UK to offer Oil & Gas education & trainings in Ghana.

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Prof. (Dr.) Sunil Kumar Roy - Ph.D (Management), M.A (Economics), MBA (Marketing)

Rector

Prof. Sunil Kumar Roy, a Professor of Economics, has rich experience spanning nearly three decades in industry and academia. His success story as a marketer is evident in his career spanning over twenty years in which he served various Government and Private Organizations in various capacity from Sales officer to General Manager. His passion for bringing out the best in students by bridging the gap between classroom teaching and industry was eminent when he switched over from the lucrative industry to academia. He taught students of Doctorate and Master’s Program for 9 years and was consecutively awarded best faculty for two consecutive years. Matching his vast experience in Industry, he was given administrative responsibility in addition to his teaching and research assignment in private universities of repute in India. He has a proven track record as Dean, HOD, Head Corporate Resource Center, Head placements & Head Admissions. He is a prolific speaker with over ten national and internationals Guest lectures.  He is an avid researcher and has internationally refereed publications.

Sujith Jayaprakash

Registrar

Mr. Sujith Jayaprakash has over a decade of administrative and academic experience in the education sectors in India, Africa and Latin America with significant experience in Senior Management roles, Student Recruitment, leading institutional academic delivery improvement and education quality development.

He is currently pursuing a Doctorate degree in Computer Science and specialized in Data mining algorithms. He started his Career as a Lecturer and moved towards administration. Since 2010, he has been handling various administrative roles such as Head of the Department, Sr. Manager and Registrar in the education sector and having a vast experience in managing the education business in Sub-Saharan African countries. 

He is a Certified Microsoft Web Application Developer and a Certified Microsoft Trainer. His passion towards technology has helped him in handling multiple IT based portfolios such as IT Infrastructure Manager, Digital Marketing Expert along with administration. He has published nine research papers in National and International research journals and conferences.

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