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Meet the new UPOU FEd Program Chairs

2019-11-11T09:45:04+08:00

Dr. Maria Dalisay G. Maligalig and Dr. Jomar F. Rabajante, affiliate faculty members of the Faculty of Education (FEd), University of the Philippines Open University were named as the new Program Chairs of Diploma in Science Teaching (DST) and Diploma in Mathematics Teaching (DMT), respectively. DST and DMT were two of FEd’s post-baccalaureate diploma programs. Dr. Maligalig has been appointed as the new Diploma in Science Teaching (DST) Program Chair effective 1 August 2019. She started at UPOU in 2011 as an affiliate assistant professor and handled BIO 220 – Chemical Physiology in the PhD in Education program (Biology Education). [...]

Meet the new UPOU FEd Program Chairs2019-11-11T09:45:04+08:00

DICT Assistant Secretary to tackle Access and Inclusivity at NCODeL 2019

2019-11-07T11:30:38+08:00

Felino Castro V, Assistant Secretary for the National Broadband Backbone and Free Wifi/Internet Access in Public Spaces of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) will serve as a Plenary Speaker for the 6th National Conference on Open and Distance eLearning (NCODeL 2019). Asec. Castro will talk about Inclusivity, and Equity in Technology-Enhanced Learning. Asec. Castro has a Master’s Degree in Public Management from the Development Academy of the Philippines, and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree from University of the Philippines Los Banos. Prior to his appointment with DICT, Asec. Castro served as the Director for the [...]

DICT Assistant Secretary to tackle Access and Inclusivity at NCODeL 20192019-11-07T11:30:38+08:00

CHED Director for Programs and Standards Development will be NCODeL 2019 Plenary Speaker

2019-11-07T11:22:57+08:00

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Director IV for the Office of Programs and Standards Development (OPSD), Dr. Cherrie Melanie Ancheta-Diego, shall serve as a Plenary Speaker for the 6th National Conference on Open and Distance eLearning (NCODeL 2019). Dr. Ancheta-Diego has a Doctor of Education (Educational Management) and Master of Public Administration degree from Mariano Marcos State University. Prior to her appointment with the CHED Central Office, she was the Director IV of the CHED Regional Office 1. As the Director IV of CHED-OPSD, she oversees the mandate of the office to be the primary in-charge of the enhancement of [...]

CHED Director for Programs and Standards Development will be NCODeL 2019 Plenary Speaker2019-11-07T11:22:57+08:00

NCODeL 2019 to feature UP Professor Emeritus and Former UPOU Chancellor as Plenary Speaker

2019-11-07T10:32:37+08:00

Dr. Grace Javier Alfonso, UP Professor Emeritus and Former Chancellor of the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) will be the Plenary Speaker in the first Plenary Session of the 6th National Conference on Open and Distance eLearning (NCODeL 2019). She will discuss about Equity Dimensions in Quality Assurance Frameworks. Dr. Alfonso earned her PhD in Communication, MA in the Humanities (Art History) and Bachelor of Fine Arts all from the University of the Philippines Diliman. She witnessed the evolution of distance learning in the Philippines from the birth of UPOU in 1995 when she was then the Dean [...]

NCODeL 2019 to feature UP Professor Emeritus and Former UPOU Chancellor as Plenary Speaker2019-11-07T10:32:37+08:00

Ugnayan ng Pahinungód UPOU holds first Teacher Training program

2019-11-06T14:54:54+08:00

The Ugnayan ng Pahinungód University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) conducted its first teacher training program on 28 October 2019 at the Centennial Center for Digital Learning (CCDL) Auditorium, UPOU Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna. Focusing on the subject matter Reading Remediation for the Early Grades (Kinder to Grade 3), 42 Kinder to Grade 3 public school teachers from Bay and Los Baños, Laguna participated in the programs. Ms. Fides Minella Lladoc Mendoza, a Reading Intervention Specialist from The Literacy Ladder, facilitated the training. Some of the topics she discussed were ‘Profile of Reading Difficulties’, ‘Structured Language Approach’, ‘Individualized Education [...]

Ugnayan ng Pahinungód UPOU holds first Teacher Training program2019-11-06T14:54:54+08:00

Ugnayan ng Pahinungód UPOU conducts DRRM orientation seminar

2019-11-06T16:22:25+08:00

To raise awareness on and to help build a resilient community, the Ugnayan ng Pahinungód University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) spearheaded an orientation seminar on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM). The seminar held on 27 October 2019 was participated in by 38 residents and local officials of Brgy. Tagumpay, Bay, Laguna. Dr. Yusuf Sucol, University Coordinator of UP Los Baños Climate and Disaster Risks Studies Center (UPLB-CDRSC) served as the resource speaker. Aside from listening to the lectures, the participants were asked to update the barangay profile and hazard map. They also conducted needs-assessment and community-based flood [...]

Ugnayan ng Pahinungód UPOU conducts DRRM orientation seminar2019-11-06T16:22:25+08:00

AAOU Holds its 33rd Annual Conference Hosted by Virtual University of Pakistan

2019-11-06T14:45:04+08:00

Shrouded in the mists of antiquity and rich culture, the anciently beautiful city of Lahore, Pakistan was the venue of the recently concluded 33rd Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) on 14-16 October 2019. Hosted by the Virtual University of Pakistan (VUP), the three-day conference served as an international platform for the critical exchange of knowledge and expertise among open and distance (ODL) practitioners which was attended by 600 participants from 13 countries from around Asia and the world. The participants comprised Presidents, Rectors, Chancellors, Vice Chancellors, scholars, senior administrators, and policy-makers representing the open universities [...]

AAOU Holds its 33rd Annual Conference Hosted by Virtual University of Pakistan2019-11-06T14:45:04+08:00

UPOU Celebrates 23rd Commencement Exercises with the theme Excellence in Equity, Equity in Excellence

2019-10-18T16:42:06+08:00

The University of the Philippine Open University (UPOU) conducted its 23rd Commencement Exercises on 12 October 2019 at its headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna. This year’s event carried the theme “Excellence in Equity, Equity in Excellence.” A total of 427 degrees were conferred to students who successfully finished the requirements for Academic Year 2018-2019. Of the graduates, 81 completed undergraduate degrees, 20 completed graduate certificate degrees, 200 completed diploma degrees, 108 completed master’s degrees, and 18 completed doctoral degrees. BGen. Eliseo M. Rio, Jr. (Ret.), Undersecretary for Operations of the [...]

UPOU Celebrates 23rd Commencement Exercises with the theme Excellence in Equity, Equity in Excellence2019-10-18T16:42:06+08:00

IT Expert from UNIMAS to speak at NCODeL2019

2019-10-22T16:25:23+08:00

Dr. Narayanan Kulathu Ramaiyer, a professor in computer science from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), will be one of the key speakers at the National Conference on Open and Distance eLearning (NCODeL 2019). NCODeL 2019 will be held on 26-28 November 2019 at Holiday Inn, Baguio City, Philippines. Dr. Ramaiyer has served 24 years of his almost three decades in academia as one of the pioneer staff of Faculty of Computer Science and IT in UNIMAS. He is currently the Director of the Institute of Social Informatics and Technological Innovations (ISITI) and Professor of Computer Science at the Faculty of Computer [...]

IT Expert from UNIMAS to speak at NCODeL20192019-10-22T16:25:23+08:00

NCODeL 2019 to feature Special Education Expert from AIOU

2019-10-22T16:21:23+08:00

Dr. Zahid Majeed, an assistant professor for special education of the Allama Iqbal Open University Pakistan, will be one of the plenary speakers during the 6th National Conference on Open and Distance eLearning (NCODeL 2019), which will be held on 26-28 November 2019 at Holiday Inn, Baguio City, Philippines. Dr. Majeed received a master’s degree in Special Education and Inclusive Education from the University of Roehampton and his PhD degree in Special Education and Metacognition from the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) in Islamabad, Pakistan. Currently, he is an assistant professor for the Department of Special Education and Director for [...]

NCODeL 2019 to feature Special Education Expert from AIOU2019-10-22T16:21:23+08:00