UPOU FMDS MAN and UP Manila College of Nursing Conducted a 3-day Writeshop for Master in Nursing Education

2024-05-23T11:41:55+08:00

The Master of Arts in Nursing (MAN) Program of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS), UP Open University (UPOU) and UP Manila College of Nursing (UPCN) recently held a writeshop at the UPOU Academic Residences from 10-12 May 2024. The three-day event was a collaborative effort to create a joint Master’s degree to meet the growing demand for qualified nurse educators. The writing workshop held was in line with several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): SDG 17: Partnership for the Goals to to provide for SDG 4: Quality Education, contributing to SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being and, [...]

UPOU FMDS MAN and UP Manila College of Nursing Conducted a 3-day Writeshop for Master in Nursing Education2024-05-23T11:41:55+08:00

UPOU-FMDS Leads Marine Conservation Effort with Project SIGLA for SDGs 14, 8, 12, and 5

2024-05-20T09:18:07+08:00

On 06 May 2024, the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) of UP Open University (UPOU), in collaboration with Kaya Natin! Youth – Los Baños (KNY-LB), successfully launched its SLIDE (Sustainable Livelihoods Innovation and Digitally-transformed Enterprise) public service initiative under the CIDAS (Community Inclusivity, Digital Transformation and Acceleration towards Sustainability) program. Dr. Joane V. Serrano, Dean of FMDS-UPOU, and Assistant Professor Tricia C. Ascan, Program Chair of the Associate of Arts in Digital Entrepreneurship (AADE) program at FMDS-UPOU, graced the opening ceremony and delivered their opening remarks and introduced SLIDE, respectively. On the other hand, KNY-LB, represented by Ms. [...]

UPOU-FMDS Leads Marine Conservation Effort with Project SIGLA for SDGs 14, 8, 12, and 52024-05-20T09:18:07+08:00

OGC Conducts Gender Sensitivity Orientation for UPOU Male Drivers and CDMO Staff Members

2024-05-03T11:29:24+08:00

On April 24, the Office of Gender Concerns conducted a gender sensitivity orientation which discussed basic gender concepts and issues and pertinent laws at the audio-visual room (AVR) at UPOU Headquarters from 10 am to 12 pm. The gender sensitivity orientation was administered by Dr. Finaflor Taylan, the Director of the Office of Gender Concerns, who discussed important Gender and Development (GAD) matters to the male employees of the campus development staff and management office and drivers of UPOU. Dr. Taylan talked about gender sensitivity being a battle both men and women face together, not against each other. She mentioned [...]

OGC Conducts Gender Sensitivity Orientation for UPOU Male Drivers and CDMO Staff Members2024-05-03T11:29:24+08:00

Students and Faculty Discuss “Women and Gender Studies” as Women’s Month Comes to a Close

2024-05-03T11:29:52+08:00

The Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) and Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (OVCAA) held a Research Conversation on Women and Gender Studies to mark the end of the Women’s Month Celebration on 4 April 2024. This is the second installment of the Gender Equality Matters (GEM) Forum Series and was live-streamed on the OGC Facebook page. This program aims to further shine light on women’s issues and gender equality by providing a platform for the studies conducted by the students and faculty members of UP. The discussion featured four guest speakers, namely :(1) Mx. Ronacel dela [...]

Students and Faculty Discuss “Women and Gender Studies” as Women’s Month Comes to a Close2024-05-03T11:29:52+08:00

UPOU Highlights Stories of Support, Love, and Acceptance in Ikaw ang Tahanan Ko: Pride Month Photo Contest

2023-04-27T11:04:08+08:00

Last June 15 to 25, 2022, the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) held a Pride Month Photo Contest entitled “Ikaw Ang Tahanan Ko” for all the members of LGBTQIA+ community. The contest is about sharing a photograph or an artwork with corresponding captions that were asked from contest participants that show the people or things they consider home that helped them in their journey towards achieving more respectful relationships and better quality of life. Through having proper social support systems both at the personal and societal levels, the messages and journeys that were [...]

UPOU Highlights Stories of Support, Love, and Acceptance in Ikaw ang Tahanan Ko: Pride Month Photo Contest2023-04-27T11:04:08+08:00

OGC Holds a Webinar, Rewind & Forward: A History of LGBT Advocacy and the Role of the Academe in Forwarding Gender-inclusive Policies, to Celebrate Pride Month

2023-04-19T14:56:41+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) conducted a webinar entitled Rewind & Forward: A history of LGBT advocacy and the role of the academe in forwarding gender-inclusive policies last June 29, 2022. The speaker and participants in the forum discussed how the LGBT advocacy started and evolved, including the victories and milestones in the fight for LGBT rights. Dr. Finaflor F. Taylan, the Director of OGC and Program Chair of the Diploma/Master of Social Work and the Diploma in Women and Development programs, formally opened the webinar and welcomed the participants. Dr. Taylan [...]

OGC Holds a Webinar, Rewind & Forward: A History of LGBT Advocacy and the Role of the Academe in Forwarding Gender-inclusive Policies, to Celebrate Pride Month2023-04-19T14:56:41+08:00

UPOU OGC Conducts Webinar on Filipino Women Overseas Workers in France

2023-04-19T14:13:25+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 France2023-04-19T14:13:25+08:00

Dr. Taylan Shares Experience as a Social Worker during the World Social Work Day Celebration 2022

2023-04-19T14:04:54+08:00

Dr. Finaflor F. Taylan, the Director of the UP Open University (UPOU) Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) shared her journey as a social worker in celebration of the World Social Work Day. Dr. Taylan served as one of the keynote speakers for the webinar titled “Breaking Boundaries: Women in Power and the Progressive Social Workers” organized by the Junior Social Workers Association of the Philippines of Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (JSWAP-PLM). This was held last 23 March 2022 via Zoom and JSWAP-PLM Facebook Page to celebrate World Social Work Day.  Dr. Taylan started her talk with a message “As [...]

Dr. Taylan Shares Experience as a Social Worker during the World Social Work Day Celebration 20222023-04-19T14:04:54+08:00

UPOU OGC Director guests at Virtual Squad PH Women’s Month Symposium

2023-04-19T13:19:06+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) - Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) Director, Dr.  Finaflor Taylan, was invited as one of the guest speakers in the symposium held by Virtual Squad PH. The event was  entitled “#HerStory: Women’s Month Symposium.” This was held on 19 March 2022 via Facebook Live.   In celebration of Women’s Month, Virtual Squad PH invited three empowered women as guests to their virtual symposium wherein they discussed their “accomplishments, current and developing women's empowerment and gender equality topics, concerns, challenges, and commitments.” The event is also hosted by Virtual Squad CEO Kai Karen Santos, [...]

UPOU OGC Director guests at Virtual Squad PH Women’s Month Symposium2023-04-19T13:19:06+08:00

UPOU OpenTalk Episode features Open Discussion on Women’s Agenda

2023-04-19T13:20:47+08:00

The UP Open University (UPOU) featured an open discussion about women’s agenda on the 20th episode of OPEN Talk.  This was held as part of the celebration of Women’s Month last March, and the first anniversary of the OPEN Talk program.  The episode featured UPOU Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) Senior Lecturers -- Ms. Katherine Viñegas, Senior Advisor of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmBH and Ms. Reina P. Olivar, Manager of RP Olivar Development Consultancy and Services. The event was moderated by Dr. Finaflor F. Taylan, Director, UPOU Office of Gender Concerns and the OIC Dean of [...]

UPOU OpenTalk Episode features Open Discussion on Women’s Agenda2023-04-19T13:20:47+08:00
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