On 17 October 2020, Saturday, 543 students of the first ever online bridge program of the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) received their certificates of completion during the virtual closing ceremony that was hosted by the Ugnayan ng Pahinungód UPOU. This bridge program consisted of two bridge courses, namely Bridge English and Bridge Mathematics, that were completed by 281 and 262 students, respectively. Additionally, a total of 952 students received their certificates of participation: 678 students for the Bridge English course and 274 students for the Bridge Mathematics course. Through this virtual closing ceremony, all [...]
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UP Open University and Concentrix Philippines to offer a free Online Course on Introductory Course on Contact Center Servicessuperadmin2021-04-22T07:37:36+00:00
UP Open University and Concentrix Philippines to offer a free Online Course on Introductory Course on Contact Center Services The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Ugnayan ng Pahinungód and Concentrix Philippines will launch the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) titled Introductory Course on Contact Center Services on 1 May 2021. This free online course focuses on developing effective online communication skills that will provide competitive skills and knowledge for ICT-enabled and contact services-related jobs. It will also provide participants an overview of the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry covering basic and fundamental knowledge about contact center [...]
#SUPERWOAHMEN Chapter 4: A day in a life of a College student- volunteer "These life-giving moments makes life more meaningful." - Ms. Hazy Romero, BA Multimedia Studies Student, Ugnayan ng Pahinungód UPOU Volunteer For the last chapter of this mini-series, here's a story where the line "sharing myself to others" became very real in the life of a student volunteer. Be amazed, be inspired!
#SUPERWOAHMEN Chapter 3: Utak at Puso "Certainly I am no queen, but having an "utak at puso" for volunteerism may be timely" - Ms. Rosemarie F. Domino, UPOU Alumnus, Reading advocate, Ugnayan ng Pahinungod UPOU volunteer A UPOU alumnus with a heart for volunteerism. Here is the third chapter of our mini-series featuring women volunteers and their inspiring stories! Be amazed, be inspired!
#SUPERWOAHMEN Chapter 2: A Mom and a Humanitarian Advocate in the midst of a Lockdown "Yes, being a mom is tough. Being a mom in a pandemic is even tougher. So how do moms like myself deal with the pandemic?" - Ms. Marilou S. Pitlo, Mom and DevCom Practitioner, MS in Development Communication Student, Ugnayan ng Pahinungód UPOU Volunteer Read as Ms. Marilou share her story of being a mom during this pandemic. Be amazed, be inspired!
#SUPERWOAHMEN Chapter 1: Life of an OFW nurse in the midst of Chaos “For everyone, do not be discouraged in helping people in the midst of crisis. You don’t need to be a healthcare professional, a politician, a police or an army in order to serve and help your community. A little act of kindness will always go a long way. Being there for someone who needs someone to talk to is enough to help one survive and keeps their sanity intact.” – Ms. Marivic Astillo, R.N. Master of Arts in Nursing Student, Ugnayan ng Pahinungód UPOU Volunteer Every Friday [...]
UPOU, Concentrix to launch MOOC on Contact Center Services In response to the current challenges, the Ugnayan ng Pahinungód of the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) in partnership with the Concentrix, a leading global provider of customer experience (CX) solutions and technology and the largest private employer in the Philippines, will be launching a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) titled "Introductory Course on Contact Center Services". This course focuses on developing effective online communication skills that will provide competitive skills and knowledge for ICT-enabled and contact services-related jobs. This academe-industry partnership aims to capacitate various sectors [...]
Ugnayan ng Pahinungód UPOU, FEd-UPOU to launch 2nd offering of Bridge English and Bridge Mathematics The Ugnayan ng Pahinungód UPOU in collaboration with the Faculty of Education UPOU will be offering again the Bridge English and Bridge Mathematics courses for FREE. This 2nd offering will be available to Grades 10-12 students. Bridge Mathematics will run from 7 April - 4 June 2021 while Bridge English will run from 3 May - 12 June 2021. This program, in collaboration with the Faculty of Education UPOU, is an eight-week preparatory course designed to enrich the knowledge of the students in [...]
UP Open University Calls for Bayanihan for the Affected Communities of Typhoons #QuintaPH #RollyPH #UlyssesPHsuperadmin2021-02-19T02:49:54+00:00
UPOU students, alumni, employees and friends, magbayanihan tayo! The Ugnayan ng Pahinungod UP Open University (UPOU) is currently organizing a donation drive for the affected families and communities of Typhoons Quinta, Rolly and Ulysses. Let us put our bayanihan spirit in action by extending our assistance and support to our fellow kababayans who have experienced massive flooding and destruction brought about by these typhoons. Those who wish to donate may drop-off their in-kind donations to the Office of the Ugnayan ng Pahinungod UPOU, Community Hub, UPOU HQ, Los Banos, Laguna. Affected families and communities are in need [...]
Academic Enhancement Program This program was formulated to serve as academic preparation for senior high school students who will be taking college entrance examinations. It specifically aims to provide learning materials and tutorial sessions covering the areas of Science, English and Mathematics. Individuals with background in either of the three areas are encouraged to volunteer for this program. The tasks of the volunteers will include the following: collate open educational resources (OERs) for the subjects of Science, English and Mathematics; provide supplementary activities and practice exercises; administer mock examination; and conduct synchronous sessions for the participants, if needed. For [...]