UPOU and PLDT Continue to Collaborate on ICT Training for Teachers
UPOU partners with PLDT to equip master trainers with ICT skills for enhanced teaching and learning.
The UP Open University’s Faculty of Information Studies (FICS), in partnership with the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT), Intel-Philippines, the Department of Education (DEPEd) and Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (TESDA), has launched the 2nd Phase of the PLDT Infoteach Outreach Program on 29 September 2014 at the UPOU Headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna.
The Opening Program marked the official start of the outreach program and the welcoming of the new batch of...
UP Open University Hosts International Symposium on Asian Women
UPOU gathers leading women's studies experts in Asia in a symposium.
The UP Open University hosted the Asian Association of Women’s Studies (AAWS) International Symposium on 22-23 September 2014 at the UPOU Centennial Center for Digital Learning (CCDL) Auditorium, Los Baños. Laguna. The theme of the symposium was “ASEAN, Asia Pacific and Global Trends in Women’s Studies: Women Connecting Communities and Claiming Spaces in the Digital Era.”
The event started with the cutting of the ribbon for the art exhibit entitled “Images by Three Women: Claiming Spaces,” by...
UPOU donates tablet computers to 9 public schools; disseminates results of tablet study
UPOU's tablet study capped off by donation of tablet computers to selected public schools.
In a series of ceremonies held from September 1 to 10, the UP Open University donated 1,000 tablet computers and other IT equipment to nine public high schools in Bulacan, Cavite, Paranaque, and Rizal provinces. The tablet computers were used in a study conducted by UPOU with support from the Australian Government that investigated the...
UPOU-PLDT Continues Partnership for the Infoteach Program
UP Open University Joins Syensaya 2014
UPOU celebrates National S&T Week with Los Banos science community members.
The UP Open University participated in the annual celebration of “Syensaya 2014: The Los Baños Science Festival” on 10-12 September 2014 with the theme “Los Baños Science Community: Supporting the Nation in Meeting Global Challenges.”
Syensaya is organized by the Los Baños Science Community Foundation Inc. (LBSCFI), a non-government organization composed of 23 agencies and organizations. Comprised of a science exhibit, a technology forum, and an R&D awarding ceremony, Syensaya is LBSCFI’s contribution to the...
UPOU Conducts Gender Sensitivity and Anti-Sexual Harassment Training
UPOU promotes gender-sensitive environment through training.
The UP Open University's Committee on Gender Concerns held a "Gender Sensitivity Training" and "Seminar on Anti-Sexual Harassment" on 18 August 2014 at the CCDL Auditorium, UPOU Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna.
The first part of the event is the "Gender Sensitivity Training.” Dr. Melinda F. Lumanta, UPOU Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Chair on Gender Concerns, encouraged the UPOU community to be gender sensitive and create a violent-free environment for the faculty, staff and students. Assistant Professor Finaflor Taylan, Program Development Associate...
Workshop on Library Access Held
UPOU conducts seminar on accessing library e-resources.
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and the UPOU Library conducted a workshop on “Access to Library Resources” on 19 August 2014 at the UPOU Oblation Hall, Los Baños, Laguna.
The workshop aimed to inform the UPOU community about the UPOU library services and resources, how to use the Web OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) and other online resources, and how to search for online full-text articles through interactive demonstration and hands-on practice.
Dr. Grace Javier Alfonso, UP Open University Chancellor, welcomed all the participants...
Gender Seminar Features Men’s Health
It's men's turn: Health issues facing adult males tackled in a gender seminar.
After the Women’s Month Celebration in March 2014, the UPOU Committee on Gender Concerns found it necessary to discuss the health issues of adult males. On 11 August 2014, the UPOU Committee on Gender Concerns conducted the Men’s Health Check Seminar at the Centennial Center for Digital Learning (CCDL) Auditorium, UP Open University, Los Baños, Laguna.
Asst. Prof. Finaflor Taylan, PDA for Gender Concerns and...
UPOU Conducts Seminar on Combatting Coconut Pests
UPOU hosts seminar on organic approaches to addressing coconut pest problem.
UPOU Organic Agriculture (OA) graduates, in cooperation with the Save the Coconut Movement and the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS), spearheaded a seminar-workshop on “How to Raise Coccinelids and Parasitoids to Combat Cocolisap and other Coconut pests” in their Let's Talk it Over Seminar Series held on 27 June 2014 at the UPOU Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna. The seminar was attended by scientists, students, and coconut farmers.
UPOU Offers e-Service Management Program as MOOCs
UPOU and the business process management industry expand talent pool for the BPM sector through massive open online courses.
The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), in partnership with the IT and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) and the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), officially launches the offering of e-Service Management Program (e-SMP) as massive open online courses (MOOCs).
e-SMP is an industry designed program that aims to address the skills shortage in high growth service industries primarily in the IT-BPM sector. The program...