The College of Education of The University of Manila was opened on July 1, 1923. It is dedicated particularly to the preparation of teachers to man the ever-growing network of schools and colleges all over the country; and to provide opportunities for professional growth and development for those who are already in the teaching field.
With the breakthrough developments in the education sector of the country and the increasing impact of knowledge society, the College is continuously studying and experimenting on new procedures leading to better teaching, learning, and living. Further, the College has fully implemented the Outcomes-Based Education (OBE) which is a student-centered fashion of delivering education to the students, making them life-long learners. Likewise, the College has recognized in its programs the 21st century skills expected of its graduates, thus, the latest technology is used extensively to better implement the teaching and learning procedures.
Faculty members are sent abroad to specialize in their chosen lines, and the faculty line-up is continuously strengthened by the addition of trained instructors versed in the newer techniques. University and community researches are being undertaken with the end view of integrating the activities of the university, its community, and the global arena.
In recognition of the quality standards and practices of the College of Education, the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities-Commission on Accreditation or PACUCOA, a member of the Federation of Accrediting Agencies in the Philippines or FAAP, granted Level II Re accreditation status for its programs Bachelor of Elementary Education and Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education.
The University of Manila, College of Education, a teacher-training program, is committed to produce educator-mentors who are experts in their various fields of specialization directed towards excellence, competence, quality, productivity and relevance, whose personal lives are vivid reflections of the UM philosophy of Education within which they have been formed: “Patria, Scientia et Virtus” (Love of Country, Love of Science and Love of Virtue).
Dean, College of Education
Director, Planning and Research Development