Associate Professor deGraft-Yankson at the Department of Graphic Design, University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has been elected as a World Councillor to serve on the Executive Board of the International Society for Education Through Art (InSEA). Patrique deGraft-Yankson Ist coordinator of EVC in Ghana and member of the Expert Panel.
Prof. de-Graft-Yankson is one of three elected members to serve as Africa and Middle East (AME) representatives on the InSEA World Council for two years. InSEA has six "world regions,” namely Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Europe, Latin America, North America and South-East Asia and the Pacific. Each region is represented in the World Council by three elected representatives.
As a Councillor on the InSEA Executive Board, Prof. de-Graft-Yankson is expected to support the board in fulfilling its mandate within the confines of the organisation's rules and constitution, work with the other elected council members in the AME Region to prepare reports for each World Council meeting, attend InSEA Congresses and World Council meetings, and participate in the proceedings. He is also expected to represent his region and actively promote matters relating to art education in the region, bring relevant information from the region to the World Council, and represent InSEA in his region by attending meetings and advocating for and serving as a goodwill ambassador at regional events.