During this year’s Environmental Planning Licensure Examination (EPLE), five students and one graduate from the Diploma in Land Use Planning (DLUP) Program of the University of the Philippines-Faculty of Management and Development Studies (UPOU-FMDS) were among the 2019 passers out of the total 4,973 EPLE examinees. The results of the EPLE were released by the Professional Regulation Commission last 11 June 2019. The following DLUP Program students are now licensed Environmental Planners (EnPs): Mr. Lou Stanley Ignacio Pulvera, Ms. Danica Marie Velasco Arriesgado, Ms. Marie Juvy Lalin Alera, Ms. Izil Lantano Cablilan, and Mr. Maja-Layne Zabala Edejer. Ms. Christine Golda [...]
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The UP Open University (UPOU) proudly launched its new and improved website in celebration of the 111th Foundation Day Celebration on 18 June 2019. The new website is designed with more accessible and more inclusive features. It adheres with the web accessibility and the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) released by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). UDL is generally based on the principle of inclusivity, reducing the barriers for students with disabilities and providing equal access for everyone. It is also mobile-responsive and compliant to the Data Privacy Act. As a premiere online learning [...]
The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Faculty of Information and Communication Studies (FICS) held the 2nd FICS MeetUPs on 13 June 2019, at the UPOU Oblation Hall, Los Banos, Laguna. Following the success of the MeetUPs in March 2019, FICS continued the initiative through the second MeetUPs aimed toward staff empowerment and knowledge sharing. with Ms. Emelyn Furio and Mr. Efraime Cruz as resource speakers. Ms. Furio, started off with the topic on How Can I Help? A Guide to Basic Student Support Services, in relation to her experiences as the student support staff of FICS . This [...]
Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) representative, Mr. Enrico L. Torres, Frontline Services Division Staff Officer III, conducted a re-orientation and briefing on the basic services of GSIS with UPOU employees on 17 June 2019 at the Audiovisual Room, UP Open University, Los Banos, Laguna. Mr. Torres was accompanied by Mr. Jose Cresencio H. Garcia, Acting Officer I, Billing, Collection and Reconciliation Division (BCRD). The activity served to review and update employees on the basic social security benefits inclusive of GSIS membership. Around 60 employees attended the said program. The speaker presented updates on loan restructuring and status revalidation through [...]
UPOU partners with University of Plymouth to host international conference on Cognitive Innovation for Sustainable Developmentsuperadmin2019-06-27T16:03:24+08:00
The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), in partnership with the University of Plymouth (UK) and the CogNovo Foundation for Cognitive Innovation, is hosting the Off the Lip 2020 Conference on Cognitive Innovation for Sustainable Development. This will be held on the 24th and 25th of January 2020 at the UP Open University in Los Baños, Laguna as part of the UPOU’s 25th Anniversary activities in 2020. The Off the Lip 2020 aims to highlight the role that cognitive innovation and other radically multidisciplinary research approaches might play in addressing sustainable development issues. Researchers from all disciplines and from [...]
The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) was recognized for its unwavering passion and dedication to community-based extension work during the recently concluded eLearning Forum Asia (eLFAsia) 2019. The event, which was held on 29-31 May 2019 at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, served as a venue to advance knowledge of the use of information technology in teaching and learning in the Asian educational community. Themed (R)evolution of (R)eLearning, eLFA 2019 welcomed paper presentations on interactive learning technology, open educational resources (OER), massive open online courses (MOOCs), eLearning pedagogy, and big data in education, among others. There were also [...]
The UP Open University is now accepting applicants for the UP Presidential Scholarship Grant effective 1st Trimester AY2019-2020. Only one slot is available. Undergraduate students (except freshmen) with a General Weighted Average (GWA) of 1.75 are eligible to apply for this grant. Interested students may download the application form at the Office of Student Affairs website. Further information and other requirements can be found also on the website. Applicants are advised to scan and e-mail their application forms and other supporting documents at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 14 June 2019. For inquiries, contact the Scholarship and Financial Services Program [...]
The University of the Philippines Open University Faculty of Management and Development Studies (UPOU-FMDS) held a Let's Talk It Over (LTIO) forum titled Crafting Futures in the Digital World: Women's Journeys into the Workplace on 30 May 2019 at the UPOU Oblation Hall in Los Banos, Laguna and live streamed over UPOU Networks. In attendance were members and representatives from UPOU, Philippine Normal University, Adamson University(AdU), University of Glasgow, Centre for Research & Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning (CR&DALL) in Glasgow, University of Kurdistan, Global Challenges Research Fund in United Kingdom, UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science in the Arabic States, [...]