UP Vice President for Administration Maragtas SV Amante.
With the global movement of capital, people and resource issues in work and employment, as well as labor and capital relations, have become prominent. How would people, technology and resources from various countries and cultures effectively produce desired results? How would the gains or losses arising from competition be shared through improvements in income distribution and living standards? In what areas of work systems—hiring, job design, employment terms and conditions, compensation, skills development, social security and disputes settlement—will there be more convergence?
These questions have been asked during many periods of industrial history, and …
UPCAT 2015 Results now available!The Office of Admissions has published the results of the UPCAT 2015 held last August 2014. To view the list of successful examinees, please click this slide. For questions and other concerns regarding the UPCAT, you may visit the Office of Admissions website (http://upcat.up.edu.ph/).
President Alfredo E. Pascual is 2014 Presidential Lingkod ng Bayan AwardeeUniversity of the Philippines President Alfredo E. Pascual has been chosen as one of the 2014 Presidential Lingkod ng Bayan awardees. The award serves as a recognition of President Pascual’s continuing efforts to making UP a great university in the 21st century.
New Faculty Regent Takes OathTaking oath before University of the Philippines President Alfredo E. Pascual as the UP System’s new Faculty Regent is Associate Professor Philip Ian Prieto Padilla, MD, PhD of University of the Philippines Visayas. The oath taking was held on 6 January 2015 at Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
Mutual Recognition of University Degrees and Professional Licenses in the Context of ASEAN Integration and InternationalizationIn 2015, the ten ASEAN countries will establish the ASEAN Integration. In this context, the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint will be implemented, featuring a single market and production base, characterized by free flow of professionals and skilled workers, among other things.
Internationalizing the National University: The UP President SpeaksIn an interview with the UP FORUM, the UP President shares his insights on internationalization and what it means to UP as the national university. In particular, he discusses (1) UP’s purpose and how it contributes to the internationalization efforts of the higher education sector; (2) the challenges in pursuing internationalization; (3) UP’s strategies to pursue it; (4) key points in the internationalization of higher education institutions (HEIs); and (5) the impact of ASEAN Community 2015 on Philippines HEIs.
We have a new tarsier species – UP biologistsThe genes have spoken. The Dinagat tarsier is a new Philippine tarsier species. Dr. Perry S. Ong of the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman Institute of Biology (IB) shared the good news today, after the group’s paper, “Conservation Genetics of the Philippine Tarsier: Cryptic Genetic Variation Restructures Conservation Priorities for an Island Archipelago Primate,” was published on PLOS ONE.
UP names hibiscus hybrid after senator, CHED chairThe University of the Philippines has named two new hibiscus hybrids after Senator Pia S. Cayetano and Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairperson Patricia B. Licuanan. Created through the hibiscus breeding program at the Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB), Crop Science Cluster, College of Agriculture, UP Los Baños (UPLB), the ornamentals, locally called gumamela, were presented to the honorees at the Executive House, UP Diliman on August 28.
CampusesThe University of the Philippines (UP) is the country’s national university. This premier institution of higher learning was established in 1908 and is now a university system composed of seven constituent universities and one autonomous college spread throughout 15 campuses in the archipelago. As of 2012, the UP System’s student population was at least 57,000.
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Delegates from Thailand’s Constitutional Court visit UP
Dr. Nurak Marpraneet, president of the Constitutional Court of Thailand (left), leads the Thailand delegation from the Rule of Law for Democracy Programme, College of Constitution, Institute of Constitution Studies, Office of the Constitutional Court of the Kingdom of Thailand, on a study visit to the Philippines from March 13 to 16, 2015.
Through the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs, the Thai delegation requested courtesy calls on the University of the Philippines System President Alfredo Pascual and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of the Philippines Maria Lourdes Sereno, as well as briefings on “Academics, Administration and Management” …
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Esteemed forensic scientists in UP symposium, April 7
Forensic science is the scientific method of gathering and examining information about the past. It has been made popular with the emergence of television series on crime scene investigation, law profession and court room drama.
On April 7, the University of the Philippines will hold a symposium on forensic science entitled “Next Generation/The Now Generation Forensic Science Symposium.”
The symposium was organized for forensic scientists, lawyers, medical allied professionals, NGOs and graduate students who want to have a better understanding of the state of forensic science in the Philippines and in other countries; and also to showcase the latest technology, Next Generation …
- Memorandum No. PAEP 15-19: eUP System Shutdown on 2 April to 5 April 2015
- Critical Pedagogy Lecture Series: Krisis at Rebolusyon, Tugon ng GPH at NDFP
- Memorandum No. PAEP 15-37: Half Day Work on 01 April 2015
- Mark Valenzuela and Pablo K. Capati III in “Terraforming”
- Call for applications to CIMB Young ASEAN Leaders (CYAL) program
- UPD Institute of Biology to hold Forensic Science Symposium on April 7
- Good practices, successful models to be discussed in UP System-wide Academic Leadership Conference
- Call for applications to ASEAN Youth Volunteer Programme (AYVP)
- Art Prints Exhibition at the UPV’s Room 201 AVR Gallery
The UP Forum
UP Vice President for Administration Maragtas SV Amante.
Dr. Teofilo A. Abrajano, Jr.
I am not an expert in education and research specific to the ASEAN region or the on-going effort to set a common framework for ASEAN educational integration and internationalization. I will therefore make no effort to regurgitate what I have just recently learned about these important discussions, as I was attempting to contextualize my present contribution. I will simply use the ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework as an inevitable supposition for any realistic strategy for promoting science and technology in the ASEAN region. One message from this contribution is that ASEAN educational and research integration is not …
Calingo (center) receives his plaque as UPAA Alumni Awardee during the UPAA General Homecoming and Reunion in June 2014. With him are UP President Alfredo Pascual (right) and UPAA President Ponciano Rivera.
Comprehensive internationalization is a commitment, conﬁrmed through action, to infuse international and comparative perspectives throughout the teaching, research, and service missions of higher education. It shapes institutional ethos and values and touches the entire higher education enterprise. It is essential that it be embraced by institutional leadership, governance, faculty, students, and all academic service and support units. It is an institutional imperative, not just a desirable possibility. (NAFSA, 2011)