Category:Education in San Miguel, Manila
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The following 7 pages are in this category, out of 7 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 7 pages are in this category, out of 7 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Centro Escolar University – Centro Escolar University is a private university in Manila, Philippines. It was founded on June 3,1907 by two women, Librada Avelino and Carmen de Luna, and was originally called Centro Escolar de Señoritas and it became a university in 1933. Originally, its Parañaque campus was part of the system until it was phased out in the early 1990s. CEU Cebu will be the first CEU campus outside Luzon, the university is also planning to establish 2 more campuses, CEU Baguio and CEU Davao. Centro Escolar University was awarded Full Autonomy Status by CHED, granted Institutional Accreditation as certified by FAAP, Proficiency in Quality Management, the original academic program of the university, the Integrated Schools elementary and high school programs opened in 1907. The programs were closed in its Mendiola Campus in the mid-1990s, the last batch of its elementary and high school students were from its Malolos Campus in 2004 and 2001, respectively. The university will once again offer the Integrated School in its Malolos Campus starting the school year 2014-2015, on its first year of re-operation the University Integrated School will offer Nursery, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 7. While on the year, the school opened its Grade 11 and 12 in compliance of the k-12 system. The School of Accountancy and Management is the third largest college in terms of student population in the university system, established in 1925, the School of Dentistry provides solid ground in the essentials of Dental Medicine. The School of Dentistry is managed by experienced professionals, who provide integrated educational programs based on advanced technology. The students work with the most modern dental learning equipment simulators, dental infirmary, x-ray facilities, the School of Education, Liberal Arts, Music and Social Work merged in the late 1990s to integrate the four major departments of the university. Founded in 1975, the School of Nursing offers bachelors and masters degrees in nursing, students at the School of Nursing learn the principles and practice of Nursing as they are seconded to tertiary hospitals and communities around the metropolis during their practicum. Since the establishment of the School of Nursing, community programs have been part of the College activities in collaboration with the University activities. The community immersion program started in 1998 on a partnership with the municipality of Naic, Cavite and presently it has expanded to the municipalities of Ternate in Cavite. Tomas, Malvar, and Laurel in Batangas in order to deliver the primary care services to the community people. The School of Optometry was established in 1928, the first tertiary academic program of the university is the Bachelors degree in Pharmacy. Today, the college is known as the School of Pharmacy and it currently offers bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees in Pharmacy. In 2011, it was accredited to level IV, the College of Pharmacy was the first college established by CEU in June 1921
2. La Consolacion College Manila – La Consolación College Manila is a private, Catholic institution in the City of Manila, the Philippines. It was founded in 1902 when the Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines offered ten Filipino Augustinian nuns a house near the Basilica of San Sebastián. The College is located beside the College of the Holy Spirit and across Centro Escolar University in the citys San Miguel district, La Consolación College is along Mendiola Street, and occupies a trapezoidal,2.8 hectare lot enclosed by Arlegui, San Rafael, C. A. It is part of the University Belt, a subdistrict of Manila that includes other educational institutions along Claro M. Recto Avenue. With the completion of the LRT-2 with stations at Recto and Legarda, La Consolacion College Manila is only away from areas up north like Pasig, Marikina. From the south, buses, fxs, and jeepneys find their route to the heart of Mendiola making the college accessible from any part of the metro and it is one of the Catholic schools administered by the Augustinian Sisters of Our Lady of Consolation. Aside from the Administration building, Mo. Consuelo Barcelo Auditorium, Gregor Mendel Science Center, monica, Our Lady of Consolation, Kamalayan, and the Mother Rita Building — La Residencia 1 and 2, occupy the land area. Today, there are more than 3,500 students, faculty, La Consolacion College Manila was founded in 1902 when His Excellency Msgr. Placido Chapelle, the Papal Nuncio, offered the first ten Filipino Augustinian Sisters a house at R. Hidalgo St. Quiapo near the Basilica of San Sebastian, the school was named Colegio de Nuestra Señora de la Consolacion. Sor Clara del Santissimo Sacramento was the first directress of the colegio, the Catalan Sisters were founding sisters of the asilo-colegio in Mandaluyong when they arrived in the country in 1883. After years of growth, the school caught fire in 1909 and was destroyed. In 1910, a new building rose in its present location and it was during this period that the school received the American governments recognition and a permit to include secondary course. As the first among private schools recognized in Manila, G. A, oReilly, superintendent of private schools, described it as most proficient. During its 25th year, in 1927, the school started the expansion of its physical facilities, in 1937 the Junior Normal was opened. During the Second World War, Japanese soldiers occupied the school, right after the war in 1945, the school played host to the offices of the Catholic Welfare Organization and the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines. It also started conducting abridged classes, a commencement exercise was held in November for the graduates of 1944-45 before the Junior Normal was reopened on December of the same year. 1945 was marked with two developments, It was the year when the school started accepting boys in the level. The post-war period was characterized by physical and curricular expansion of the school, in 1947, the Junior Normal had its first set of graduates
3. Saint Jude Catholic School (Manila) – Saint Jude Catholic School, is a Roman Catholic private school located in the district of San Miguel in Manila, Philippines, adjacent to Malacañang Palace. The coeducational school, run by the Society of the Divine Word, teaches preparatory, elementary and high school, the school draws inspiration from the life and works of the institutions patron saint, Saint Jude Thaddeus. The school was founded by Chinese priests, Rev. Fr, peter Tsao, SVD and later joined by Msgr. Tchou who died on November 7,2008, the Saint Jude Catholic School campus in the district of San Miguel in Manila is composed of four buildings on a 2. 5-hectare lot. These include the Prep School Building, the S. J, peter Yang Building and the new Fu Shen Fu Building. The National Shrine of Saint Jude Thaddeus is located within the schools campus, Sports facilities on campus include a basketball stadium, badminton and volleyball courts, covered courts, ping-pong tables and a gym. The basketball stadium has a capability of 1,200 people and a regular-sized court that can be used for sporting events. The new Fu Shen Fu Building was finished on December 2006, Saint Jude Catholic School was opened in July 1963 by Fr. Peter Yang, SVD, to out to the Chinese community of Manila. Admission to Saint Jude Catholic School is competitive, all students enter Saint Jude as nursery students. The acceptance rate is around 12%, transfer students are accepted, but are required to undergo an entrance examination. Saint Jude Catholic School activity groups include Christian Communities, Student Governments, Performance Groups, Publications, Saint Jude also has the only Drum, Bugle and Marimba Corps in all the Filipino-Chinese Schools. The students can join Citizens Army Training and the Saint Jude Scouting Movement, sportsfest is an activity wherein high school students compete in sports and cheering. Usually occurring after the third quarter periodical exams, some of the sports that can be joined are badminton, ping-pong, chess, swimming, volleyball, etc. Each sport is divided into Division A and Division B, with varsity members joining the former, the school offers athletics programs for members of its community. Every year, the SJ alumni compete in sport tournaments, everyone, including the public, may use Saint Judes sports facilities upon obtaining permission to do so from the school. The SJCS Basketball Team competes in different basketball league such as the MMTLBA, FCAAF, MSSA, MASA, FCABL, the Saint Jude Badminton team has been the three-time defending champions of the Metropolitan Amateur Sports Association. The Saint Jude swimming team is the Green Mariners, the Green Mariners have expanded their team to a club, the Manila Torpedoes
4. Victorino Mapa High School – * Victorino Mapa High School, situated in San Miguel, Manila, is one of the oldest public high schools in the city. It has produced a list of graduates in various fields since its foundation in 1923. The institution is considered as one of the top schools in Manila in terms of its performance in achievement tests, in 2007, VMHS was named one of the cleanest schools in Manila. Victorino Mapa High School opened its first classes as one of the four schools in City of Manila together with Torres High School, the school has been under the administration of principals since it was founded in June 1923. The three of these were Americans namely, John Carl, Sarah M. England and James Burns, the first Filipino principal was Indalecio Madamba, installed in 1951. In his term, the Parents-Teachers Association was organized and succession of principals took over, after Madamba retired in May 1956, the school once had a biggest student population of 11,481 with a faculty of 488. For the moment, support form DOST has been withdrawn and Special Science classes are maintained by the Division of City Schools in the implementing schools namely Manuel A. To be eligible for the Special Science sections, applicants must have final grades no lower than 85 in Science, Math and they are subjected to examination which includes knowledge of Sciences and use of Abstract Reasoning. Successful applicants are then provided with elective subjects to fulfill the aim of the program, thus, students are expected to have more than 11 subjects, all while maintaining good academic standing and participating in extra curricular activities. This is also true for those students who receive a grade lower than 80 in any subjects being taken. It should be noted that various electives are limited only to Special Science students and are not offered to students of regular sections, Journalism is the only elective not required for the Special Science students to take, since they are already taking Computer Science. However, those who chose to take it otherwise may participate in writing contests within the Manila School Division. Selected students may represent their school at Regional Journalism contests which are conducted throughout the school year. Regular students who wish to take this subject as their elective are free to do so, while all Journalism student submit an article for the school paper on a regular basis, not all could get their articles get published. Those whose articles are not chosen are then responsible for the layout of the paper and other technical stuff regarding the publishing. There are only two Special Science sections in Victorino Mapa High School per year level, SS1 and SS2, julio Chavez - PNP Chief Superintendent
5. College of the Holy Spirit Manila – The College of the Holy Spirit Manila, or simply CHSM, is a Catholic educational institution founded and being run by the Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit in Manila, Philippines. Founded in 1913, College of the Holy Spirit Manila was established originally as Holy Ghost College through the invitation of then Manila Archbishop Jeremias Harty, located originally at Legarda Street, the present campus is now located in the historic Mendiola Street, inside the Malacañan Palace Complex. The college offers programs for high school, undergraduate courses, post-graduate degrees. The undergraduate programs include course in Arts and Education, Business, Fine Arts, the school also offers professional courses in Special Education, Caregiver Program and Women Leadership. Starting in the 2013 school year, it opened two new short courses in Digital Arts and Gerontology. Since then, the college undergoes voluntary accreditation, and the last March 6–7,2013 the college was re-accredited. CHSM was granted Level III re-accreditation status for arts, sciences and business programs by PAASCU with five years validity until 2018, as a SSpS school, for 98 years it was administered by SSpS religious sisters. On 11 June 2011, the SSpS Philippines North Provincial Leadership entrusted the administration of the school to its alumna Dr. Felina Co-Young, making her the first lay president of the college. The SSpS sisters remain in the school as heads of different administrative departments, the foundation of the College of the Holy Spirit Manila was through a mistaken response to an anonymous letter with a five-dollar bill. The SSpS sisters in Tayum of the province of Abra, Philippines thought it was from then Manila Archbishop Jeremias Harty, and thus sent a letter of gratitude to the Archbishop. The prelate responded that it was not from him but, pleased with the sisters, during the period, Archbishop Harty was calling religious orders to establish Catholic schools in Manila to preempt the spread of Protestantism in his archdiocese. Five SSpS sisters were sent to a house in Manila to start the second school of the congregation in the Philippines. Sisters Hieronyma, Sebastiana, Ludwiga, Laetitia and Gereona gave the nickname Holy Ghost Cottage for their foundation, dubbed by their benefactor Archbishop Harty as the poorest children of Manila, he donated several furniture for the use of the school. At the start of the school, it had 23 primary school pupils enrolled in the first semester, american Governor-General of the Philippines Francis Burton Harrison through the Division Superintendent of Schools granted Government Recognition and Permit to Operate in 1915. As years went on, enrollment increased such that the Sisters need to rent the house for them to hold classes. In 1919, there were a total of 274 grade-school pupils, as the school opened the secondary department, there was a need for expansion. Thus, the 12, 000-square-meter present campus located on the intersections of E. Mendiola Street, J. P Laurel Street, aguila Street was bought on 7 July 1920. With the buildings constructed, the school was moved to the Mendiola property on 25 March 1922