Category:Education in Intramuros
Pages in category "Education in Intramuros"
The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Colegio de San Juan de Letran – Colegio de San Juan de Letran, is a Private Roman Catholic Dominican institution of learning located in Intramuros, Manila, in the Philippines. The college was founded in 1620, Colegio de San Juan de Letran has the distinction of being the oldest college in the Philippines and the oldest secondary institution in Asia. It is owned and administered by the friars of the Order of Preachers of the Philippine Dominican Province, the schools patron saint is St. John the Baptist while its patroness is Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary. Letran has programs in Business, Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology, Digital Arts, Communication Arts, Accountancy, the Colegio has successful athletic programs, particularly in basketball, football, volleyball, taekwondo, and tennis. Letran is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Letran remains in its campus in Intramuros, Manila and is a member of the Intramuros Consortium. The name San Juan de Letran is derived from the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, early in the history of the colegio, its chapel was granted many of the privileges enjoyed by the major basilica. Saint John the Baptist, for whom the basilica is named, is the saint of the Colegio. The college was founded by Don Juan Geromino Guerrero in 1620, the school was intended to educate and mold orphans to be good Christian citizens. Around the month of May in 1632, Fray Diego de Santa Maria, domingo convent from Spain via Mexico. He was officially assigned to this convent on April 23,1633 and was given the task of conventual porter. He founded the Colegio de Huerfanos de San Pedro y San Pablo, in 1738, six scholarships were granted by the king of Spain for Chinese, Japanese, and Tongkinese students. Vicente Liem de la Paz, Letrans foremost alumnus and heavenly patron, was among the students who enjoyed this scholarship, logo The Colegio’s seal bears the Maltese Cross dating back between 1696 and 1716. The Maltese Cross is the eight point cross of Amalfi, a town in Italy whose merchants founded a hostel for the pilgrims of Jerusalem. The group became the Knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem and they became known as the Knights of Malta from then on and because of their pious works they earned for themselves a place of honor within the Church. Undoubtedly, Don Juan Geronimo Guerrero, one of the fathers of Letran was a Knight of Malta. The silver cross on a blue and red field encircled by the wreath of green represents the pattern of perfection of which all minds that come to Letran are molded. Its silver bespeaks of the purity which must be attained, the blue and red field indicates Letran, the battleground where the vile things are fought against the daunted and where ultimately the consummate ideal of the cross is accomplished
2. Colegio de Santa Rosa – Colegio de Santa Rosa was established for the education of indias, or native Filipinas during the late 18th century in Intramuros, Manila in the Philippines. It is known for several names including Colegio de Madre Paula, in 1739, a residential structure was demolished to pave way for the construction of Colegio de Santa Rosa. Plaza de Santo Tomas served as the plaza between the Colegio de Santa Rosa and the former site of the University of Santo Tomas. The long, narrow plaza was dedicated to Thomas Aquinas, the statue of Fray Miguel de Benavides along with wrought iron fence attached in the 19th century and royal palms was also located at the middle of the plaza. Paula de Santissima Trinidad, or Paula Tejedor del Atas was born in Apluxacalba, Tarragona, Catalan and she went to Lerida, Spain to work as a criada, or maid in order to immerse herself as a social worker. From Tarragona to Manresa, she arrived in Manila on July 15,1750 with the purpose of establishing a school for indias and she pleaded donations to wealthy Spaniards such as Don Pedro González Quijano and Don Francisco Javier Salgado in order to sustain her advocacy in establishing the school. Two houses, along Calle Solana, in front of the portería of the convent of Santo Domingo and another one facing the chapel of the University of Santo Tomas, were given as donations, respectively. In August 1750, along with the school, the beaterio was built and was placed under the protection of Santa Rosa de Lima. In September 22,1774, the school and beaterio were placed under royal patronage - through the Real Cedula of 1774 by the Spanish Monarch Order, however, the institution must accept girls of other races in return. In June 16,1782, she died and was buried at chapel of the Virgin in Santo Domingo, two earthquakes in 1863 and 1880 paved way for the construction of a new, bigger structure in place of the ruins. However, the building was destroyed by the bombing of Manila in 1941 forcing the sisters to transfer the school to Santa Mesa. In 1948, the returned to Intramuros with new administrators. In 1964, they shared the sentiment that inspired Madre Paula when she founded the school in Intramuros, thus. Under the leadership of Rev. Fr. Moises Lopez, OAR, Rosa acquired the lot offered by the Makati Development Corporation. Government permit was secured to open Colegio de Sta, Rosa in Makati, as a branch. Augustinian Recollect sisters were the present administrators since 1981 until present, although the post-war school buildings followed the modern style, recently, the buildings have undergone a facelift and the facade of Colegio de Sta. Rosa in Intramuros has been recreated in concrete rather than its original wood construction, the marker of Colegio de Sta. Rosa was installed in August 25,1979 at Intramuros, Manila, Colegio de Santa Rosa - Makati
3. Lyceum of the Philippines University – The Lyceum of the Philippines University is an institute of higher education located in Intramuros in the City of Manila, Philippines. It was founded in 1952 by Dr. José P. Laurel and he named the institution after lykeion, the grove in ancient Athens where Aristotle taught his pupils. LPU is the university founded by a president of the republic. Its educational vision is founded on principles that its founder, José P. Laurel and it opened its gates to its first students on July 7,1952. Many disciplines are taught in the university, with International relations, business, communication, the LPU System has affiliate campuses in Makati, Batangas, Laguna and Cavite. The LPU Manila was built on the site where the old San Juan de Dios Hospital was located, today, all classrooms are air-conditioned to facilitate learning with world class facilities including its own hotel, The Bayleaf Hotel. All these are wired through the integrated computer network. The schools motto is Veritas et Fortitudo, Pro Deo et Patria and it was granted Autonomous Status by the Commission on Higher Education. It is a Category A teaching university in the Philippines and it is rated one of the Philippines Top 20 Universities by Commission on Higher Education. Lyceum of the Philippines University is the university in the Philippines who passed the accreditation of The Tourism and Hospitality Management Education. On 2012, Lyceum marked its 60th foundation anniversary, the Philippine Postal Corporation, together with the LPU administration released a commemorative stamp for the grand celebration. A white ribbon with the inscription, A Jose P. Laurel Legacy honors the man who is the inspiration behind Lyceum. Liberal Arts and Science programs are granted Level 3 Reaccredited Status by PACUCOA The School of Arts and it had an enrollment of 350 students when it first opened in 1952, with Prof. José A. Adeva Sr. as Dean. On June 15,1953, Recognition Nos.281282 s.1953 for Bachelor of Arts, Adeva was designated on May 17,1962 as Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences. Presently, CAS is composed of the departments, Department of Legal Studies, Department of Mass Communication and Journalism. The CAS has for its main thrust the development of its faculty, staff and this is achieved through faculty development seminars, classroom visitations, regular faculty meetings and periodic conferences with the Department Chairs. In 2014, the College of Arts and Sciences conducted the 1st UmalohokJUAN Awards, recognizing and awarding television and radio programs and personalities. The answer was to open during the year the School of Commerce headed by the Senator Gil J. Puyat as its first Dean with Hilarion M. Henares as the Vice Dean
4. Manila High School (Intramuros) – The Manila High School is an educational institution in Manila, Philippines. It was first built along the present site of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila on General Luna Street in Intramuros from July 1963 up to April 1967. The school complex of the first Manila High School at Victoria Annex was formally inaugurated on February 26,1967 First Public School In Asia And Oldest Public School In The Philippines. In 1921, the city government of Manila established secondary schools in each of the four districts, Manila High School was renamed as the Manila South High School due to its location at the south of the mouth of Pasig River. In June 1930, it was renamed as Araullo High School, eventually, it was completely destroyed during World War II. Araullo High School was reopened in its new location, at the compound of Epifanio de los Santos Elementary School in Paco, then, he approved Ordinance 4067 on October 9,1958, declaring the separation of Roxas High School into four annexes. The Canonigo Annex became the present Roxas High School while the Mehan, Victoria, the site of the Cuartel de España in Intramuros was the initial location of Manila High School, by the declaration of Resolution 283 on May 26,1953. However, due to the delay of construction, quonset huts were utilized as the building of the high school. These quonset huts were acquired by the Division of City Schools since November 1947, First and second year high school students use the Mehan Annex. The remaining two annexes, the MacArthur and Victoria, were transferred to a building in July 1963. In 1964, the first year school students were housed at the McArthur Annex. Special Science Classes were held at the Victoria Annex, thus, in October 1963, Intramuros/Victoria Annex became the home of the first Manila Science High School. Arrangements were made to transfer the Manila Science High School at Padre Faura Street corner Taft Avenue, the Intramuros annex was opened with the transferred Quonset Hut from the Mehan Garden. Also, additional classrooms were established. On October 9,1958, Victoria Annex, together with the MacArthur and Mehan Annexes, the pilot science classes were located in this annex. On July 1953, the National Radio School Annex consists of 11 rooms - necessary to accommodate the applicants to the first year classes and this annex was located at the National Radio School and Institute of Technology, along Ronquillo Street at Sales Street. It was leased for the subjects of first year classes. The home economics, vocational, and physical education classes were held at the building at Mehan
5. Real Colegio de Santa Potenciana – The Santa Potenciana College or Colegio de Santa Potenciana was the first school for girls established in 1589 in the Philippines. It was intended to shelter for the orphans of the military personnel. The building was ruined by the 1645 earthquake, the site was latter used for the construction of the Palacio del Gobernador. At present, the Philippine Veterans Building, Insurance Center Building, the Royal College of Santa Potenciana was established in 1589 by Philip II - urging the Manila bishop, Domingo de Salazar, OP and the Franciscans. In 1592, the school drew its charter, cited the reason for its foundation. In 1594, the school was opened to the public, capitán Luis de Vivanco donated the original site for the college. Although employing stone construction as anticipation for strong earthquakes, the 1645 earthquake left the College of Santa Potenciana in a ruined state, in the 17th century, the school was transferred to the corner of Calle Cabildo and Calle Santa Potenciana. By the end of the 18th century, the Palacio del Gobernador was constructed, government offices were moved into the new building of College of Santa Potenciana in 1866 due to the destruction of Palacio del Gobernador by the 1863 earthquake. Due to that circumstance, the enrollment rate in the College of Santa Potenciana dropped - with the remaining student boarders transfer to Colegio de Sta, later on, these two institutions were merged, thus, paved the way for the dissolution of the College of Santa Potenciana. The new building of College of Santa Potenciana became the official governor-generals palace, however, the incoming governor-general decided to transfer to Malacañang Palace in San Miguel, Manila. The building was, then, turned over to the Segundo Cabo and it housed the Subinspecciones de Infantería, Caballería, Carabineros and the Guardia Civil. The building was destroyed by the 1880 earthquake, Philippine Veterans Bank and the Red Cross Main Building presently occupy the former site of Santa Potenciana and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts building the 19th-century site
6. Sentro Rizal – Sentro Rizal is a Philippine government-sponsored organization whose main objective is the global promotion of Filipino art, culture and language. Established by virtue of the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009, its headquarters is located at the National Commission for Culture, Sentro Rizal is named in honor of José Rizal, a national hero of the Philippines. Through the years, there were centers which were established through the initiative of the Philippine diplomatic missions. These include, Berne, Madrid, Prague, Muscat, Vientiane, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Ankara, Bangkok, Beijing, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Wellington and Xiamen. There were four centers which were inaugurated by the NCCA. Moreover, in 2015, the first Filipino language pilot class was conducted in Phnom Penh,24 students graduated the first language class for beginner level dubbed as “Masayang Matuto ng Filipino”. This is a Filipiniana collection that comprises 250 gigabytes of data including 72 hours of video of Filipino cultural materials covering different genres across regions, the official logo of Sentro Rizal is composed of two elements, the balangay and baybayin which are both significant to Filipino heritage. The balangay also represents the quest of individuals in exploring the essence of Filipino identity through culture. The color of the Sentro Rizal logo was patterned from NCCA’s logo – blue and gold. Designed by, Felipe De Leon, Jr
7. Universidad de San Felipe de Austria – The Universidad de San Felipe de Austria was the first Public University in the Philippines. The educational institution was established on December 23,1640 by Governor-General Sebastian Hurtado de Corcuera, archived from the original on August 22,2010
8. Universidad de San Ignacio – The Universidad de San Ignacio was a university in city of Manila in the Philippines founded in 1590. It is one of the earliest educational institutions founded by the European explorers in Asia when it was established by the Jesuits headed by Fr, the school ceased into existence following the expulsion of the Jesuits in the Philippines in 1768. The first Spanish Jesuits in the Philippines, Alonzo Sánchez and Antonio Sedeño and they were custodians of the ratio studiorum, the Jesuit system of education developed around 1559. Within a decade of their arrival, the Society, through Fr, Antonio Sedeño, founded the now defunct Universidad de San Ignacio in 1590. It was originally conceived as a school to prepare men for the priesthood. However, it was only in 1595 when the college formally opened wherein Latin grammar and “cases of conscience” were initially taught to priest, the support to build the college came from a donation by Captain Esteban Rodriguez de Figueroa. The school was located south of the corner of Calle Real de Palacio. It was first called Colegio de Manila and was renamed Colegio de San Ignacio in 1626 in memory of the Saint Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus. In 1601, a college called the Colegio de San José was also set up as a residential college for students studying at the Colegio de Manila. Among its rectors, one of the most distinguished personalities was the Czech Jesuit Paul Klein, in 1621, the Colegio de Manila was authorized by Pope Gregory XV through the Archbishop of Manila to confer degrees in theology and arts. The royal decree leading to the expulsion of the Society of Jesus from Spain, between 1769 and 1771 the Jesuits in the Philippines were transported to Spain and from there deported to Italy. The Jesuits surrendered the San Ignacio to Spanish civil authorities in 1768, the pressure kept building up to the point that Catholic countries were threatening to break away from the Church. Clement XIV ultimately yielded in the name of peace of the Church and to avoid of secession in Europe, after the expulsion of the Jesuits, the buildings of San Ignacio were transformed into the seminary of the Diocesians. The college was converted into an arts college under a secular administration until it was transferred to the Dominicans in 1875. From 1784 to 1880, it was the site of Real Seminario Conciliar de San Carlos, in 1895, the Universidad de San Ignacio merged with Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of the University of Santo Tomas. The Colegio de San José became the San José Seminary of the Ateneo Municipal de Manila, some of the buildings on the block became the Cuartel de España, the place where José Rizal was tried for sedition on December 26,1896. During the American occupation, the buildings and the premises served as military headquarters for the 31st Infantry of the United States Army until 1941. Its Quonset Gym held one of the first games of the National Collegiate Athletic Association of the Philippines, in World War II, General Douglas MacArthur held command post here, but the entire area was later destroyed by the military conflict