SPU Manila Recognized for Innovative Approach to Learning Amidst the Pandemic
By Michael Quilala | The Paulinian
In 2022, St. Paul University Manila was included in the shortlist of winners for the Blended and Presence Learning Award in the prestigious Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards. The project, called "The Three I’s of Flexible Learning: The Learning Model of St. Paul University Manila in COVID," was developed in response to the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The project was selected from over 1100 applications submitted across 18 categories, putting St. Paul University Manila among the 18% of innovative institutions under consideration by the Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards Steering Committee. The Three I’s of Flexible Learning, which stands for Informed, Inclusive, and Innovative, is a comprehensive learning model that caters to the diverse needs of students, faculty, and stakeholders in the University.
As a shortlisted applicant, the University was able to showcase its work at the 2022 Hybrid Reimagine Education Conference. The conference was held on December 5th online, and on December 6th to 7th in Cairo, Egypt, and December 7th to 8th in Philadelphia, US.
The recognition is a testament to the University's commitment to providing quality education, even amidst unprecedented challenges. Through the three I’s of flexible learning—Informed, Inclusive, and Innovative—St. Paul University Manila remains dedicated to preparing its students for the challenges of the future.
St. Paul University Manila's inclusion in the shortlist of winners for the Blended and Presence Learning Award is a testament to their dedication to developing innovative and inclusive learning models that prepare their students for the challenges of the future. The recognition highlights the university's commitment to providing quality education, even amidst adversities, and their relentless pursuit of excellence in pedagogy.