UPOU Celebrates 20th Anniversary with “OUREvolution”
UPOU remembers milestones, recognizes partners, and launches new book on its 20th anniversary celebration.
UPOU’s 20th Anniversary Program took place under the stars on February 24, 2015. Amidst flickering lights, paper lanterns and lush greenery, members of the UPOU community, guests, and partners gathered outside the UPOU Main Building in Los Banos, Laguna to celebrate UP Open University’s achievements with the theme “OUREvolution.”
This year’s anniversary theme can be read as “OU revolution, our evolution, our revolution.” It captures UPOU’s evolution as an open and distance learning institution and its continuing commitment to innovate...
UPOU Hosts International Symposium on ASEAN Studies
UPOU gathers experts in ASEAN to thicken the discourse on and advance the field of ASEANology.
The International Symposium on ASEAN Studies (ISAS) was held on 24 February 2015 at the UPOU CCDL Auditorium, bringing together ASEAN academicians and experts to talk about ASEANology and promote the community of scholars on ASEAN.
Guided by the theme “Our ASEAN: Cultivating the Field,” delegates from the 10 ASEAN member states participated in the whole day event to thicken the discourse on three sub-themes: Our History, Culture and Religion; Our Social, Economic and Political Community; and...
UPOU Faculty of Education offers online bridge courses
UPOU's Faculty of Education to offer free online bridge courses in Math, English, and Online Learning Skills.
The Faculty of Education (FEd) of the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) is offering free online bridge courses in Math, English, and Online Learning Skills as FEd’s contribution to UPOU’s 20th anniversary celebrations in 2015.
The free online bridge courses, which will run for 4-5 weeks, will open on 14 March 2015. This course opening falls on Open Education Week 2015, which is organized by the Open Education Consortium to celebrate the global...
BOR Approves Creation of UPOU Gender Focal Point System and Office of Gender Concerns
UPOU prioritizes gender and development with the establishment of the Office of Gender Concerns and the Gender Focal Point System.
The UP Open University’s proposal to institutionalize the UPOU Gender Focal Point System and Office of Gender Concerns was finally approved by the UP Board of Regents (BOR) on its 1302nd Meeting on October 30, 2014.
The proposal entails transforming the existing Committee on Gender Concerns (CGC) into a policy advisory Gender and Development Executive Committee (GAD ExeCom), establishing the Office of Gender Concerns (OGC), and bringing all units of the university in to...
UPOU to Celebrate 20th Year
UPOU celebrates the past and looks into the future as it marks its 20th year.
The UP Open University is turning 20 on 23 February 2015. This year’s theme will be "OURevolution," which is a celebration of UPOU’s evolution as an open university and reaffirmation of its commitment to making quality education more accessible to more people in the years to come.
UPOU's 20th Anniversary will be a yearlong celebration that will involve several activities. First on the list is the 1st International Symposium on ASEAN Studies (ISAS) on 24 February 2015, which will be participated...
UPOU to Hold International Symposium on ASEAN Studies
The International Symposium on ASEAN Studies (ISAS), being organized by the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) supported by the University of the Philippines System through its Office of International Linkages (OIL), will be held on 24 February 2015 at the CCDL Auditorium, UPOU Campus, Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines.
FMDS-UPOU Joins 1st Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Ecology of Island Resiliency and Sustainability 2014
The Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS), UP Open University (UPOU) is one of the partners in the recently concluded Asia Pacific Conference on Human Ecology of Island Resiliency and Sustainability (APCHEIRS). The conference was held on November 27-28, 2014 at the Acacia Hotel, Filinvest, Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila, Philippines.
FMDS student awarded as one of TOMP 2015
A student of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS), UP Open University, Antonio C. Antonio, is one of the awardees to the Save me Movement Search for the Ten Outstanding Movers of the Philippines (TOMP) 2015, Champion of Life and Heroes of the Environment Award. Read more>>>
STOU and UPOU Organize a Joint Conference on Practices on Learning Assessment
UPOU-FICS Dean Receives Two Awards
Dean Melinda dP. Bandalaria recognized by UPLB for her work in community education.
Dr. Melinda dP. Bandalaria, Dean of the UPOU Faculty of Information and Communication Studies (FICS), received two distinctions in October 2014.
Dean Bandalaria has been selected as one of the five 2014 UPLB College of Development Communication Distinguished Alumni, awarded in the morning of 09 October 2014 at the CDC Lecture Hall. She had an opportunity to address the UPLB CDC graduate and undergraduate students in a forum entitled “CDCAA Distinguished Alumni Meet CDC Faculty & Students: A...