UPOU Celebrates the ICT Month; Re-offers free online BPO Courses
UPOU offers free courses on Business Process Management and Business Communication anew.
In time with the celebration of the ICT Month this June, the UP Open University announces the re-run of the free online courses for the Business Processes Outsourcing (BPO) industry. As a starter, two courses will be made available to everyone interested on 6 June 2015. These are the Fundamentals of Business Processes Outsourcing or Management 101 (BPO/BPM101) and Service Management Business Communication (BUSCOM). Each course will have two parts with each part running for six weeks. The courses are delivered as massive...
Scholarship Program for Teachers Launched
UPOU and partners officially launch Teacher Development Program Phase 5 (TDP5) in Mauban, Quezon.
Teacher Development Program Phase 5 (TDP5), a project to continuously upgrade the knowledge and skills of mathematics, science, language and computer science teachers was launched in Mauban, Quezon. This program provides scholarship grants to selected public elementary and high school teachers from Mauban, Quezon.
A TDP5 scholar shall enroll in one of the following graduate programs of the University of the Philippines Open University: Diploma in Science Teaching; Diploma in Mathematics Teaching; Diploma in...
UP offers free online course on local governance
UPOU offers Massive Open Online Course on Inter Local Cooperation (MOOC-ILC) in June 2015.
UPOU Conducts Breast Health Seminar
Office of Gender Concerns conducts seminar on breast health care for women in UPOU and the Los Banos community.
The UPOU Office of Gender Concerns, in cooperation with the UP Manila Ugnayan ng Pahingungod and the Philippine Foundation for Breast Care, Inc. (PFBCI), conducted a Breast Health Seminar at the UPOU CCDL Auditorium on 07 May 2015.
The seminar was intended to provide information on breast care and breast cancer to the women of UPOU and the Local Government Unit of Los Baños, Laguna. Dr. Ma. Lourdes Cortez, PFBCI President, spoke...
UP DAP funds efficiently used, all accounted for
UP corrects report on DAP funds.
The Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) funds given to UP were efficiently used and resulted in the upgrading and improvement of university facilities and programs.
This is the University of the Philippines’ response to a 2013 Commission on Audit (COA) Report that was used in several news reports which allege that as much as P928M of DAP funds given to the national university were not used properly.
The same news stories allege that the University was not able to upgrade and modernize facilities in its campuses in Diliman, Manila,...
UPOU Faculty of Education holds science camp and teacher training
Faculty of Education partners with Department of Science and Technology and Pueblo Science in a training-workshop for high school students and public secondary school teachers.
The Faculty of Education (FEd) of the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) held a science camp for 48 high school students on 22-23 April 2015 and a training-workshop for 119 public high school science teachers on 29-30 April 2015, in cooperation with the Balik Scientist Program (BSP) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)...
IT-BPM Industry Academic Dialogue
UPOU co-hosts industry-academe forum on e-Service Management Program
The third of the series of IT-BPM Industry Academic Dialogue was conducted on 24 April 2015 at the UP Open University Headquarters. The dialogue is an initiative of the UP Open University, IT-Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) and the Asian development Bank (ADB) to encourage the higher education and technical vocational institutions to prepare their students for the opportunities offered by the growing BPO sector.
Dr. Melinda F. Lumanta, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, explained that the under ADB project, the UPOU has partnered...
UPOU Hosts First Public Consultation for the IRR of the ODL Law
Public consultations on Open and Distance Learning Act kick off at UPOU.
On 24 April 2015, the UP Open University hosted the first public consultation on the proposed Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of RA 10650 (Open and Distance Learning Act). Since its approval in December 2014, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Technical Panel on Transnational Education and Distance Education (TP-TNEDE), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and UP Open University (UPOU) have been working on the rules...
Diploma in Women and Development begins in August 2015
The Diploma in Women and Development of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies, UP Open University will be offered starting this First Semester School Year 2015-2016.
UPOU and SEARCA to Offer Non-formal Course on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management