Office of the Continuing Education & Pahinungod
|History and Background|
The Office of Continuing Education and Pahinungod (OCEP) was created in October 2002 with the merging of Office of Extension Services and Continuing Education (OESCE) and Ugnayan ng Pahinungod. Its function is to coordinate, assist, monitor and evaluate all extension, continuing education and community outreach programs of the college.
" A center for regional development committed to the promotion of lifelong learning volunteerism."
Goals and Objectives
|Programs and Activities|
|Gurong Pahinungod (GP) Program|
The Gurong Pahinungod (GP) Program is an educational development undertaking that deploys UP graduates who serve as volunteer teachers for one school year (ten months) in underserved public schools in remote and/or economically depressed communities. A collaborative effort of the Department of Education (DepEd) and the University of the Philippines (UP), through the Ugnayan ng Pahinungod, GP was created through a three-year memorandum of agreement that was signed in 1998 and renewed in 2001 and 2004.
The goal of the GP Program is to complement DepEd vision of providing quality basic education in underserved public schools, in support of UP's commitment to promote quality education at all levels.
2 Areas/Schools Served
A rural public high school located in Barangay San Agustin, Madridejos, Bantayan island, Cebu it has a population of around 600 students and eight (8) teachers including two GP volunteers. The student per teacher ratio is 1:65 with at least two sections per level.
For the school year 2006-07, the GP program transferred to a new school in the area. UP Cebu is now serving Patao National High School, a newly opened rural public school in BarangayPatao, Bantayan, Cebu. The school has a population of more than 400 students in two year level (1st and 2nd year) and five (5) teachers including
Members of the Volunteer Welfare and Nurturance Team