Professor (Mrs.) Kate Adoo Adeku, (Legon)

Professor (Mrs.) Kate Adoo Adeku is an Adult Educator and Gender Advocate by profession.

Specifically, she teaches gender and adult education at the Institute of Continuing and Distant Education, gender and development at the Commonwealth Youth Programme and gender and development in Africa at the University of Ghana Centre for Gender and Advocacy Centre's Development Programme.

She holds a Post-Graduate Diploma and Master of Philosophy (M Phil.) in Adult Education and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Political Science from the University of Ghana, Legon.

She also holds certificates in Distance Education and Radio Production from the University of London and the Netherlands respectively.

Her research focuses on gender, environment and sustainable development, HIV and Aids Prevention and management issues.



  • Career Development for University of Ghana Students.
  • Gender Perceptions and Expectations on the Oil and Gas Industry in the Western Region of Ghana.
  • Media Ownership, Democracy and Governance in Africa. Africa Media Centre for Research and Development (AMCTRAD) Research Project.
  • University Research on Governance, Science, Technology and Innovations in Central and West Africa Countries in four public and two private Universities. Sponsored by Association of African Universities and IDRC.


  • Gender, Education and Development: Issues and Governance for Action, Akrong Publications Ltd. 2012
  • Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADCA). Produced 10 Modules including:
  • Module (9): Adult Education
  • Module (11): Parental Education
  • Module (14): Gender and Education
  • Module (15): HIV and AIDS in Education
  • Module (38): Financing Education
  • Module (34): The Role of the Media in Advocacy and Social Mobilization. Co-authored with Amie Joof et al, 2010.
  • Career Development for University of Ghana Students- Forthcoming the Use of Multilingualism for HIV and AIDS Prevention and Management, July 2009, Woeli Publishing Services.
  • Gender Literacy, HIV and AIDS and Empowerment: Some Lessons from Ghana, August 2009, Ghana Reading Association