" The open education practice, which is now a worldwide movement, provides UPOU with the framework to offer another form of public service and honor its commitment of serving the nation through the offering of Massive Open Online Courses.
I sent the netizen a private message directing her to explore UPOU and still give her "sablay dream" a chance.
There's one question that I usually ask: "Do you still see the need to study, for professional advancement for instance?" The answer would always be yes, so I would introduce them to the 26 graduate diploma and master's programs of UPOU and the two doctoral programs on communication and science education.
Sponsored by San Miguel Corp., the conference dubbed 'Couldn't AGRI More: Harvesting S and T Knowledge' will be held at the UPOU
An Almanack but for One Day: or, The Son of Man reckoning with Man upou
an high Account Day.
This is as good a time as any to highlight the work of UPOU, one of UP's eight constituent universities one that happens to have the smallest physical footprint (it occupies a small lot in Los Bantildeos, Laguna) but the largest global reach, because of its online presence.
All of this happened, former UPOU Chancellor Grace "Gigi" Javier Alfonso told me, without compromising UP's high educational standards.
Watch the 22nd commencement exercises of the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU
) this Saturday at the UPOU
Headquarters in Los Banos, Laguna.
UPOU partnered with the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) to develop the courses that will be offered until mid-December.
Grace Javier-Alfonso, UPOU chancellor, said the online programs were part of efforts to promote a culture of caring for children.
The measure mandates the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) to provide expertise to the CHED in the performance of its functions, such as leadership in the development of open learning and distance education expertise in the country and in the appropriate use of information and communications technologies in support of quality higher education.
The measure also mandates the UPOU to design model curricular programs, which shall serve as prototypes for similar programs to be offered by other HEIs, among others.