UPOU Made History, Inks MOA with 7 DE Providers to Formalize Distance Education Consortium

2023-02-03T16:56:59+08:00

“This is a milestone that we are celebrating here. We are here where everything started. [I] remember we started with a Round Table Discussion in Baguio City last 2019, our first Technical Working Group meeting happened here in Benguet State University in 2020, and now we are back here to make it official by signing the Memorandum of Agreement.” This is what University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Chancellor, Dr. Melinda dela Peña Bandalaria, stated as she highlighted how the Consortium of Open and Distance Education Providers in the Philippines (CODEPP) was formalized in the very place where it [...]

UPOU Made History, Inks MOA with 7 DE Providers to Formalize Distance Education Consortium2023-02-03T16:56:59+08:00

UPOU OVCAA Culminates QASAR Writeshop Relaunch

2023-02-03T16:26:32+08:00

Participants during the last synchronous session of the QASAR Writeshop. The UPOU Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (UPOU OVCAA), through its Quality Assurance Team, supervised the overall conduct of the Quality Assurance through Self-Assessment Report (QASAR) Writeshop from 15 August until 31 December 2022.  The writeshop was designed to help the people behind the programs to become familiarized with the ASEAN University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) framework for the purpose of completing the program’s Self-Assessment Report (SAR). Implemented through the QASAR course site and a series of synchronous sessions, the writeshop was participated by the [...]

UPOU OVCAA Culminates QASAR Writeshop Relaunch2023-02-03T16:26:32+08:00

UPOU Organizes Seminar-Workshop on Online Course Development and Facilitation

2023-01-27T15:03:04+08:00

The UPOU Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (OVCAA), through the  coordinated efforts of the Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services (OASIS), the Multimedia Center (MC) and ICT Development Office (ICTDO), organized a hybrid Seminar-Workshop on Introduction to Online Course Development and Facilitation for its new faculty members, affiliates, and lecturers on 24-25 January 2023. The two-day seminar-workshop aimed to introduce faculty members on the principles and approaches of online teaching and learning in the context of an open university. The training adopted a flipped-classroom approach wherein the content was delivered online via https://workspace.upou.edu.ph and the application [...]

UPOU Organizes Seminar-Workshop on Online Course Development and Facilitation2023-01-27T15:03:04+08:00

UPOU Students win Grand Prizes in UPD Library’s First Gamification Activity

2023-01-27T10:20:26+08:00

Two UPOU Faculty of Education (FEd) students bagged the grand prizes in the University of the Philippines (UP) System-wide gamification activity, "The Great InfoHunt 2022." Ms. Fria Shayne Nuñez, BES student, won the Apple iPad and Ms. Rich-Anne Dayo, MSSE student, won the Lenovo laptop. The Great InfoHunt 2022 is the first library gamification activity of the University Library Diliman for all UP students. As we adapt to the ever-changing learning modalities of library users, the University Library Diliman intended to introduce a modern take on promoting its resources and services through a scavenger-hunt kind of library orientation. The InfoHunt [...]

UPOU Students win Grand Prizes in UPD Library’s First Gamification Activity2023-01-27T10:20:26+08:00

FMDS Women Harvest Organic Eggplants and Okra from the FMDS GARDEN

2023-01-26T14:08:52+08:00

Women of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) harvested organic eggplants and ladies’ fingers, commonly known as “okra”, at the FMDS Perma GARDEN (Growing Appreciation toward Resilience, Development, Entrepreneurship and Nutrition) on 24 January 2023. The FMDS Perma GARDEN is an initiative of the Faculty led by Dean Joane Serrano to support sustainable production and consumption, and to contribute to Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger. On 21 March 2023, a grand launch of the FMDS GARDEN will be held in participation to the International Day of Forests (IDF). This will be celebrated together with the International Women’s Day (IWD) globally celebrated on March [...]

FMDS Women Harvest Organic Eggplants and Okra from the FMDS GARDEN2023-01-26T14:08:52+08:00

Master of Public Management Celebrates its 25 years in UPOU

2023-01-23T08:46:39+08:00

Instituted in 1996, the Master of Public Management (MPM) will celebrate its 25th anniversary on 24 February 2023 with the theme “Online, Open, and Onwards: Meeting Challenges Ahead”.  The program will run from 10:00 AM to 9:30 PM at the Centennial Center for Digital Learning (CCDL) Auditorium, UP Open University Headquarters, Maahas, Los Baños, Laguna. The program will highlight a hybrid forum on Voluntary Sector Management education, a roundtable discussion on MPM’s history, presentation of service awards, and launching of a micro-credential course on Sustainable Development Goals for public servants. MPM alumni, students, faculty, staff, and partners have been invited [...]

Master of Public Management Celebrates its 25 years in UPOU2023-01-23T08:46:39+08:00

Chancellor Bandalaria Serves as Member of SEAMOLEC Governing Board

2023-01-20T22:02:37+08:00

Dr. Melinda dela Peña Bandalaria, Chancellor of the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), is now serving as a member of the Governing Board of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Regional Open Learning Centre (SEAMOLEC).  She was appointed as the representative of the Philippines, effective from 7 November 2022, and will run until 6 November 2025. As Governing Board member, Dr. Bandalaria will take part in determining policies for the operation of SEAMOLEC and approving the annual programs and budgets of SEAMOLEC within its five-year development plan. In addition, her task includes making annual evaluations and reviews [...]

Chancellor Bandalaria Serves as Member of SEAMOLEC Governing Board2023-01-20T22:02:37+08:00

UPOU to Offer 4 New Associate Programs this 2023

2023-01-25T13:52:52+08:00

UP Open University will offer four new Associate programs this 2023. The UP Board of Regents has approved the implementation of the following programs: Associate of Arts in Digital Design and Art Associate of Arts in Digital Entrepreneurship Associate of Science in Information Technology Associate of Science in Instructional Design and Technology The Associate of Arts/Science programs of UPOU are two-year pre-baccalaureate degree programs that ladderize to Baccalaureate degrees. This serves as UPOU’s contribution to addressing the gaps in skills, knowledge and competencies that should have been acquired during the Senior High School (SHS) and National Certificates (NC) I [...]

UPOU to Offer 4 New Associate Programs this 20232023-01-25T13:52:52+08:00

FICS Recognizes Graduating Class of 2022

2023-01-20T16:29:17+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Faculty of Information and Communications Studies (FICS) held its recognition program for the graduating class of A.Y. 2021-2022 on 10 December 2022 at the CCDL Auditorium, UPOU HQ. A total of 121 graduates were recognized. FICS Dean, Dr. Diego S. Maranan gave the welcome message for the graduates, officials, and faculty members. An inspirational message was given by the FICS Top Graduate of Class 2021, Dr. Lorena Bañares, who is currently teaching at RMIT University in Hanoi Vietnam under the school of communication and design. Through a video recording, she presented a [...]

FICS Recognizes Graduating Class of 20222023-01-20T16:29:17+08:00

MDE-FEd Alumna Talisaysay-Carungcong, MDE Program’s First Graduate of the Thesis Track

2023-01-19T14:38:22+08:00

Graduation photo of Ms. Maria Freya Talisaysay-Carungcong, CSP-PASP, MDE The Master of Distance Education program (Thesis Track) of the UP Open University Faculty of Education has produced its first graduate in the person of Ms. Maria Freya Talisaysay-Carungcong. Freya works as a speech and language pathologist and faculty member at the De La Salle Health Science Institute. She earned a bachelor’s degree in speech pathology from the University of the Philippines Manila. Freya continued her studies at UPOU because she was interested in distance learning and how it could be applied to the courses she handles. With the [...]

MDE-FEd Alumna Talisaysay-Carungcong, MDE Program’s First Graduate of the Thesis Track2023-01-19T14:38:22+08:00
Go to Top