Kumasi Campus of the University of Education, Winneba, will be name  the after late industrialist, Akenten Appiah-Menka.  Parliament pass the University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development Act. This will provide legal support to the planned conversion of the university.

The University will in tern reward Doctorate degree in technical and vocational education training (TVET). Deputy Majority Chief Whip Moses Anim Parliament had: “The name of the university has to be name after Appiah-Menka

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in December 2019 announced that the Kumasi campus of the University of Education would become an autonomous institution under the name, University of Skills and Entrepreneurial Development.