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UPOU, Women Sustainability Academy collaborate for WSF 2022

2022-09-09T14:05:10+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) through the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) and the Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) collaborated with the Women Sustainability Academy for this year’s Women Sustainability Forum held last August 31, 2022. The forum was attended by researchers, scholars, practitioners, and advocates for sustainability from different countries and was streamed live on UPOU websites. The forum focused on three topics namely Education for sustainable development, Gender, and Climate Change, and Future-focused Sustainability. Dr. Isabel B. Franco, the global chairperson of the Women Sustainability Academy, welcomed the participants and introduced all the speakers, [...]

UPOU, Women Sustainability Academy collaborate for WSF 20222022-09-09T14:05:10+08:00

Filipino Social Workers and My Aspirations for My Country Poem Writing Contest

2022-09-08T16:47:44+08:00

Filipino Social Workers and My Aspirations for My Country Poem Writing Contest   The Social Work program under the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) and the Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) held a poem writing contest among Filipino social workers with the theme, "Filipino Social Workers and My Aspirations for My Country’. The contest ran from June 16 to 28, 2022 and was part of the celebration of the Filipino Social Workers’ Day being held on June 19 of every year, to recognize the role of Filipino social workers in the society.    The winners of the poem writing [...]

Filipino Social Workers and My Aspirations for My Country Poem Writing Contest2022-09-08T16:47:44+08:00

FMDS holds an online forum, “Let’s Talk It Over” webinar series to celebrate the Filipino Social Workers’ Day

2022-09-08T16:47:09+08:00

FMDS holds an online forum, "Let's Talk It Over" webinar series to celebrate the Filipino Social Workers' Day   The Diploma in/ Master of Social Work program of UPOU - Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) conducted an online forum under the webinar series entitled “Filipino Social Workers And Our Joint Aspirations For The Country" last June 29, 2022. This online forum provided an online space to discuss salient features, programs and policies related to development, health and the environment.    Dr. Finaflor F. Taylan, the Program Chair of the Diploma/Master of Social Work formally opened the online forum and [...]

FMDS holds an online forum, “Let’s Talk It Over” webinar series to celebrate the Filipino Social Workers’ Day2022-09-08T16:47:09+08:00

UPOU highlights stories of support, love, and acceptance in Ikaw ang Tahanan Ko: Pride Month Photo Contest

2022-07-08T12:33:31+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 shared [...]

UPOU highlights stories of support, love, and acceptance in Ikaw ang Tahanan Ko: Pride Month Photo Contest2022-07-08T12:33:31+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

2022-07-08T12:32:09+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 shared [...]

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 Month2022-07-08T12:32:09+08:00

UPOU joins in the Celebration of UP Pride 2021

2021-10-08T10:53:03+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) joins the first-ever system-wide UP Pride. With the theme, Heal, Rise and Unite, the UP Pride will be a month-long celebration starting on 8 October 2021.  The UPOU proudly joins this month-long celebration through a series of online campaigns and activities spread out this October. The system launch will happen this 08 October 2021, 10AM via Facebook Live at the UP Pride’s Facebook Page. The launch will feature solidarity messages from Vice President Leni Robredo, Senator Risa Hontiveros, Atty. Chel Diokno, Associate Justice Marvic Leonen, UP officials, student leaders, and guest speakers.  The [...]

UPOU joins in the Celebration of UP Pride 20212021-10-08T10:53:03+08:00

UPOU OGC will Release its Fourth GADTalk Podcast Episode this August

2021-08-06T14:26:19+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) in collaboration with the Diploma in/Master of Social Work and Diploma in Women and Development programs of the UPOU Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) will be releasing the fourth GADTalk podcast episode on  9 August 2021, 4:00 PM.   Ms. Katherine Viñegas, Senior Advisor at the German International Development Cooperation (GIZ) and a lecturer at FMDS UPOU, will serve as the resource speaker for the fourth podcast episode titled: #BawalBastos: Know More About the Safe Spaces Act (RA 11313). This episode is a question and answer [...]

UPOU OGC will Release its Fourth GADTalk Podcast Episode this August2021-08-06T14:26:19+08:00

UPOU OGC will Release its Third GADTalk Podcast Episode this June

2021-06-28T11:53:38+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) in collaboration with the Diploma in/Master of Social Work and Diploma in Women and Development programs of the UPOU Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) will be releasing the third GADTalk podcast episode on 30 June  2021, 4:00 PM.   Ms. Melanie M. Reyes-Carambas, Gender and Development Head of Women and Gender Institute and a lecturer at FMDS UPOU, will serve as the resource speaker for the third podcast episode titled: #SpeakYourself: Protecting Oneself Against Online Sexual Harassment. This episode is a question and answer (Q&A) type of [...]

UPOU OGC will Release its Third GADTalk Podcast Episode this June2021-06-28T11:53:38+08:00

UPOU Organizes a Webinar on Gender-responsive and Feminist Research

2021-05-25T15:41:59+08:00

The UP Open University (UPOU) Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) invites everyone to a webinar on Gender-Responsive and Feminist Research on 3 June 2021, 2PM to 5PM.We have invited Dr. Nathalie Africa-Verceles, Director of the UP Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, as the Resource Speaker.      Join us as we learn how to develop gender-responsive and feminist research proposals. The webinar will be live-streamed via UPOU Networks: https://networks.upou.edu.ph/gad/, and the UPOU and the OGC official Facebook Pages.

UPOU Organizes a Webinar on Gender-responsive and Feminist Research2021-05-25T15:41:59+08:00

UPOU Joins the Celebration of Girls in ICT Day 2021

2021-04-22T12:25:59+08:00

The UP Open University (UPOU) is joining girls around the world in celebrating the “International Girls in ICT Day” on 22 April 2021. With the 2021 theme Connected Girls, Creating Brighter Futures, UPOU supports the global campaign to build awareness about the gender digital divide, support technology education and skills training, and encourage more girls and young women to actively pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This global movement highlights the need to promote technology career opportunities for girls and women in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) -- the world’s fastest-growing sector. UPOU, as the pioneer [...]

UPOU Joins the Celebration of Girls in ICT Day 20212021-04-22T12:25:59+08:00