ICT Integration to Classroom Teaching Training for Teacher-Scholars
14 Teachers from Quezon receive training and scholarships from UPOU and partners.
The Teacher Development Program Phase 5 (TDP5) held a training program on ICT Integration to Classroom Teaching for its teacher-scholars on 6-7 August 2015 at the Oblation Hall, UP Open University. Dean Melinda dP. Bandalaria, TDP Project Leader, said that the training program aims to contribute towards building the capabilities of our teachers through modern technologies and maximizing the use of the technology package not only in their studies but also in their teaching.
UPOU holds Wood Carving Competition and Artists’ Forum
Local wood carvers transforms tree debris from Yolanda typhoon into works of art.
The UP Open University (UPOU) Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS), led by Dr. Consuelo dL. Habito, organized the “UPOU Artists’ Seminar, Workshop and Forum 2015: Claiming spaces and sharing narratives – Wood and Humanity.” This seminar, workshop and forum officially began on 08 July 2015 at the UPOU Community Hub...
BAMS Student Bags ASEAN Youth Video Contest 2015 Award
Karen Felix Santos wins 2nd prize for her short video EPiC 10 in ASEAN video competition.
The short video EPiC 10 created by Karen Felix Santos, a senior UPOU Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia, was awarded the 2nd prize at the ASEAN Youth Video Contest 2015 as announced on 8 August 2015. The contest was organized through the collaborative efforts by the ASEAN, the ASEAN Foundation (with funding from the Government of the Philippines) and National Youth Council (NYC) Singapore.
EPiC 10 was the Philippines’ official entry to the said competition. The entries were...
UPOU Holds 19th Commencement Exercises, Confers 378 Degrees
UPOU Class of 2015 graduates with UP President as guest commencement speaker.
The University of the Philippine Open University conducted its 19th Commencement Exercises on 25 July 2015 at its headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna, with UP President Alfredo Pascual as the Commencement Speaker.
A total of 378 degrees were conferred this year to successful candidates in 2 undergraduate programs and 24 graduate programs. These graduates have successfully completed the requirements of their curriculum as of the Summer/3rd Trimester AY...
UPOU Faculties Recognize Graduates of 2015
Faculties of Studies recognize academic achievements of Class 2015.
The UP Open University Faculties of Studies held their recognition programs for their graduates on 24 July 2015 at the UPOU Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna.
Dr. Patricia Arinto, Dean of the Faculty of Education (FEd), welcomed the FEd graduating class of 2015 to their recognition rites held at the UPOU Oblation Hall. Five of the students graduated with honors, led by Maria Rowena D.R. Raymundo (Master of Distance Education), who made it to the Chancellor’s List with an graded weighted average (GWA) of 1.10. She...
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,...