Who says workshops can’t be fun?  At the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) of the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), the regular Faculty-In-Charge (FIC) Orientation takes an interesting  turn and gives a new meaning to LOL. UPOU FMDS conducts a regular Faculty-In-Charge (FIC) Orientation as part of the Faculty’s thrust to... Continue Reading →

6 Strategies to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Children

Pursuant to Proclamation No. 731 series of 1996, February 11-17, 2018 was declared as National Awareness Week for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation.    #UPOpenUniversity is one with the nation in providing special protection to children from all forms of abuse, neglect, cruelty, exploitation and discrimination and other conditions prejudicial to their development. Here are... Continue Reading →

UPOU’s Top Pick on ODeL Trends for 2018

The year 2018 marks another exciting year for educators, teachers, researchers and students when it comes to teaching and learning technology. In the last decade, Open and Distance eLearning (ODeL) has been making education accessible that a growing number of local and international institutions has adopted this approach to reach and include more learners. With... Continue Reading →

Staying Motivated

Are you feeling demotivated? Is your performance at work already affected because there are a lot of things going on in your mind? Sometimes all we have to do is pause for a while, and reflect. Here are some inspiring thoughts to keep you motivated. Dr. Joane Serrano, Director of the Information Office and the... Continue Reading →

7 Distinct UPOU Events in 2017

UPOU Anniversary University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) celebrated its 22nd anniversary with the theme “UPOU@22: Leading in ODeL Within and Beyond.” This was held on 24 February 2017 at its headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna. After critical reflection on its 21st year, UPOU upholds its position as the pioneer and leading institution in... Continue Reading →


December is here and so is the cold weather A lot of things to do, some you can’t remember The rain is pouring, you’re missing your bed But how to relax with a working sched?   Feeling so chilly, needing a hug Good thing there’s coffee—a hug in a mug A hot drink they say... Continue Reading →

UPOU Announces Digital Competition Winners

The UP Open University has revealed the winners for the UPOU Digital Video Competition – Take Two and the Digital Photography Competition 2013.“Huni Kainadto (Melody of the Past)” by Rhyndl Nephi-Z Luczon, a Master of Development Communication (MDC) student, won the Best Documentary and Most Elderly Sensitive Award. The video provides a glimpse into the... Continue Reading →

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