Chancellor Bandalaria Participates in ICDE Meetings on Global Advocacy and OER Advocacy

2022-05-27T17:13:31+08:00

The International Council for Open and Distance Learning (ICDE) Global Advocacy Campaign (GAC) for Open and Flexible Distance Learning (OFDL) Task Force for Asia convened for its first meeting on 10 May 2022. University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Chancellor, Dr. Melinda dela Pena Bandalaria participated in the meeting as the co-chair of the GACOFDL Task Force for Asia.  First Meeting of the ICDE GACOFDL Task Force for Asia was held on 10 May 2022. Image  from Dr. Bandalaria’s Facebook Page The meeting was held online and started with the welcome of the ICDE Secretary-General, Torunn Gjelsvik. [...]

Chancellor Bandalaria Participates in ICDE Meetings on Global Advocacy and OER Advocacy2022-05-27T17:13:31+08:00

Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University Visits UP Open University for Benchmarking Activity

2022-05-27T16:51:23+08:00

The Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University (DMMMSU) held a benchmarking activity with the University of the Philippines Open University on 12 May 2022. Their visit to UPOU’s head quarters in Los Baños, Laguna is for the CHED-funded Research, Development, and Extension on Adults Education   The research team was led by the Chancellor of DMMMSU South La Union Campus, Dr. Joanne C. Rivera; With here are Executive Director of DMMMSU Open University System, Dr. Cristita C. Guerra, staff members, Claudia Denise P. Barbadillo, Christine Joy Ugay, Manny Sobrepena, and Aries Ugay.  The team probed into the current status, trends, framework, [...]

Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University Visits UP Open University for Benchmarking Activity2022-05-27T16:51:23+08:00

Permaculture Design for Ecosystem Restoration tackled in SEPLS Webinar Series

2022-05-27T15:30:06+08:00

Dr. Jess. H. Jumawan (top left), Ms. Anne Frances Buhay (top right), and Dr. Jabez Joshua M. Flores (center) during the Q&A session of the second episode of the Revitalizing Socioecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS) Webinar Series. The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) conducted the second episode of the Revitalizing Socioecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS) Webinar Series on 29 April 2022.  SEPLS is an online activity by Project 1 of the Emerging Interdisciplinary Research (EIDR), Building Climate Smart Communities (bSMART) Program of the University of the Philippines (UP) System and implemented by UPOU and [...]

Permaculture Design for Ecosystem Restoration tackled in SEPLS Webinar Series2022-05-27T15:30:06+08:00

UPOU Alumnus Dr. Justine Uro Places Fifth in the March 2022 LET

2022-05-26T15:47:06+08:00

Dr. Uro in front of the UPOU Oblation statue in the 2019 UPOU Commencement Rites Dr. Justine Leon Uro, an alumnus of UPOU’s Doctor of Philosophy in Education program, placed fifth in the March 2022 Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) for the secondary level. He was one of the three UPOU alumni, along with three students who completed the Professional Teaching Certificate (PTC) in UPOU, who took and passed the LET last March 2022. The third batch of LET 2021-2022 was conducted on March 27, 2022 in 28 testing centers located all over the Philippines. When the Professional [...]

UPOU Alumnus Dr. Justine Uro Places Fifth in the March 2022 LET2022-05-26T15:47:06+08:00

AA Student’s Digital Humanities Project Wins 2nd Runner-up in the 2021 Digital Humanities Awards

2022-05-18T10:40:06+08:00

The digital humanities project titled: “The Pope and COVID-19: Digital Humanities on the Roman Catholic Church” of Mr. Peter D. Breboneria II, a second-year student of the Associate in Arts (AA) program, was recently awarded 2nd runner-up under the special category: Best DH Response to COVID-19 of the 2021 Digital Humanities Awards. The selection, nomination, and awarding are overseen by the Digital Humanities International Nominations Committee composed of experts from universities from all over the world. In the creation of the website design, content, and data visualization, Peter was able to apply all of his learnings from courses he took [...]

AA Student’s Digital Humanities Project Wins 2nd Runner-up in the 2021 Digital Humanities Awards2022-05-18T10:40:06+08:00

Ugnayan ng Pahinungod UPOU hosts Conversations on Showing Gratitude and Kindness

2022-05-18T09:03:59+08:00

The Ugnayan ng Pahinunogd University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) hosted a webinar titled “Lusog Isip: Magpakabuti't Magpakabait: Conversations on Showing Gratitude and Kindness” on 11 April 2022 at 6:00 pm.  The event is the fourth in the series of webinars organized by The Ugnayan ng Pahinungod Committee on Psychosocial Emergency Services (CoPES) and streamed live via Facebook and YouTube. Professor Evangeline Ram, a retired Psychology Professor of the University of the Philippines Baguio, a licensed psychologist, and a Raj Yoga meditation practitioner, was the resource speaker. Ms. Ides Josefina Macapangan, Instructor at the Department of Language, Literature, and [...]

Ugnayan ng Pahinungod UPOU hosts Conversations on Showing Gratitude and Kindness2022-05-18T09:03:59+08:00

UPOU conducts Usapang Mock Elections, Pulitika, Kaunlaran, atbp. ng UPOU Online Community

2022-05-17T15:52:21+08:00

The results and discussion of the Mock Elections 2022 conducted online by the UP Open University (UPOU) within the UPOU community from 8 April 2022 to 15 April 2022 were presented in the webinar entitled: Usapang Mock Elections, Pulitika, Kaunlaran, atbp. Ng UPOU Online Community on 28 April 2022.  The Mock Elections 2022 within the UPOU community was conducted to promote the constituents’ participation in the democratic process and encourage critical thinking in choosing their presidential, vice presidential, and senatorial candidates. The statistical analysis of the mock elections was discussed by Ms. Kristine Joy S. Briones, Research Consultant from UP [...]

UPOU conducts Usapang Mock Elections, Pulitika, Kaunlaran, atbp. ng UPOU Online Community2022-05-17T15:52:21+08:00

Multimedia Center Hold Voter’s Education Programs

2022-05-17T11:21:27+08:00

The UPOU Multimedia Center, through the OPEN Talk program, held talks/discussions aimed at providing information concerning 2022 Philippine Elections. These talks are part of the voters' education initiatives of the university. The first talk titled "From Marites to Maricon: Kontra-Disimpormasyon sa Eleksyon" was held on 18 March 2022. The speakers were Dr. Joane. V. Serrano, the Dean of UPOU Faculty of Management and Development Studies, Ms. Bash Yumol, a data scientist and member of the Computer Professionals Union, and Prof. Eileen G. Meneses, a faculty member at the Department of Humanities, University of the Philippines Los Baños. Mr. Ian Raphael [...]

Multimedia Center Hold Voter’s Education Programs2022-05-17T11:21:27+08:00

UPOU OGC Conducts Webinar on Filipino Women Overseas Workers in France

2022-05-27T15:57:28+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) conducted a webinar titled Agenda ng Kababaihan, Tungo sa Kaunlaran: Filipino Women Overseas Workers in France Women's Forum on 7 April 2022.   The event was organized in coordination with the Social Work and Women Development academic programs of the UPOU Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS).  It aimed to have a women’s forum that endeavors to bring women and girls towards a collective agenda of empowerment and equality. The webinar was conducted in line with the 2022 National Women's Month banner theme, "We Make Change Work [...]

UPOU OGC Conducts Webinar on Filipino Women Overseas Workers in France2022-05-27T15:57:28+08:00

UPOU hosts Climate Justice Teach-in Webinar

2022-05-17T11:44:13+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), in collaboration with the Worldwide Teach-in (WWTI) Philippines and Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability, conducted the Climate Justice Teach-in Webinar titled #MakeClimateAConversation on 2 April 2022.   Ms. Faith Caubang, a  UPOU Bachelor of Education Studies (BES) student and Team Leader of WWTI Philippines, and Mr. Karl Alex Laurito, a member of the WWTI Philippines, served as the hosts.  Dr. Joane V. Serrano, Dean of the UPOU Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS), spearheaded the event. Dr. Serrano delivered the opening remarks and welcomed the participants.  She shared that UPOU’s collaboration [...]

UPOU hosts Climate Justice Teach-in Webinar2022-05-17T11:44:13+08:00
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