School of Education

Teaching and learning in the UA College of Education blend together to sketch the new direction of future educators and molders of the youth. The academic vision of becoming a prime breeding ground of teachers of the new millennium entails championing change and challenges of curricular competence and competitiveness.

The 21 st century pre-service teacher is the typical learner who exhibits a new set of capacities and interests that greatly influence patterns of learning and curricular dimensions. The UA-COE graduate epitomizes the professional teacher who is spiritually, academically, and socially mindful about work.

UA-COE as a breeding ground of exemplary Catholic educators

…is the home of holistic achievers. We hurdle our difficulties through balanced curricular and co-curricular activities. We achieve our goals as pre-service teachers through the collaborative efforts of the faculty and student leaders toward lifelong learning guided by the teachings of Jesus Christ, the Divine Teacher.

UA-COE as K-12 compliant

… is cited as a major training center for teachers of the Enhanced Basic Education Curriculum of DepEd, otherwise known as the K-12 Basic Education Program.

UA-COE as formator of Catholic leaders

…is managed by very able and credible faculty who shares leadership with all pre-service teachers. The kind of training and experience that we have in this institution is highly relevant to our becoming as effective leaders.

UA-COE as a happy family

… isa family of loving, respectful and happy individuals. Through the years, we have been exuding a culture of friendship and cheerfulness. While we believe in individual differences, the pre-service teachers of UA also believe that we share a common heart, that is, the heart of a diligent, obedient, compassionate, and cheerful teacher. We treat ourselves as brothers and sisters and the faculty as our parents.


The desired graduate of the UA COE is an image of a promising professional with the

following attributes that should have resulted from the rearing practices and opportunities in the

university generated and transformed from the characteristics of the pre-service teacher.

  1. Change Champion (transformed from being curious)
    The graduate teacher is not only an agent of change but also someone who embraces the changes that happen everyday.
  2. Communal Leader (transformed from being communicative)
    From prolific communicator, the teacher has the power to encourage and sustain the attention of the students to learn.
  3. Comprehensive Thinker (transformed from being critical thinker)
    Thinking and analyzing with worldviews characterize a comprehensive thinker.
  4. Collaborative (transformed from being cooperative)
    The graduate teacher has that organizational sensitivity that allows access to the rest of the school personnel to converge ideas and practices in improving the learning environment of the students.
  5. Competent in Pedagogical Technology (transformed from being computer literate)
    The graduate teacher is able to use ICT to create learning packages and multimedia to achieve instructional goals and objectives more effectively.
  6. Curriculum Developer (transformed from being creative)
    A creative teacher is someone who can engineer and re-engineer the curriculum in order to address the real concerns, needs, and interests of the immediate learners.
  7. Cross-cultural (transformed from being compassionate)
    The graduate teacher is able to project a sound character and pro-active attitude in dealing with the cultural diversity of people he/she would meet, especially the students.

Bachelor of Elementary Education major in Early Childhood Education/Preschool Education

Bachelor of Elementary Education major in General Education

Bachelor of Elementary Education major in Special Education

Bachelor of Secondary Education major in English

Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Filipino

Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Math

Bachelor of Secondary Education major in MAPEH

Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Values Education (with Religious Education)

Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Social Studies

  • General Assembly
  • Educlympics
  • Team Building
  • Educ Night
  • Turu (Thesis Compilation Publication)
  • The Mentors (Official Publication of the College of Education
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