UP Offers The Public 24 Free Courses This 2024

Who said glow-up is for the face and body only? Glow up your resume by taking your education to the next level! 

The University of the Philippines Open University, the national university pioneer in online teaching and learning, offers 24 free Courses that can be taken by the public.

Photo from UP Open University

Below is the list of courses offered by the University from January to December: 


  1. Basics of Resilience 
  2. Introductory Course on Contact Center Services 


  1. Gender Sensitivity Training


  1. Micro-credential on Digital Office Efficiency Training 
  2. Introduction to Open and Distance eLearning (ODeL)
  3. Understanding the Child Better 
  4. Business Analytics Concepts and Frameworks 


  1. Strategic Planning in ODeL
  2. Principles of Graphic Design


  1. Introduction to Technology for Teaching and Learning 
  2. Quality Assurance in ODeL
  3. Legal Instruments for the Protection of Children


  1. Learner Support in ODeL
  2. Teaching and Learning with Modern ICTs
  3. Institutional Mechanism Towards Child Rights Protection and Promotion


  1. Technology in ODeL
  2. Introduction to ODeL
  3. Blended Teaching and Learning Using OERs
  4. Social Entrepreneurship 
  5.  Scriptwriting for Educational Video Materials 


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  1. Strategic Planning in ODeL
  2. Introduction to Technology for Teaching and Learning 
  3. Planning Programs on Child Rights Protection Promotions 
  4. Creating Educational Materials Using PowToon


  1. Quality Assurance in ODeL
  2. Teaching and Learning with Modern ICTs 
  3. Developing and Producing an Interactive Educational Video Material


  1. Learner Support in ODeL
  2. Technology in ODeL
  3. Blended Teaching and Learning Using OERs
  4. Implementing and Evaluating Programs for Child Rights 
  5. Video Editing Using an Open Source Video Editing Software

These courses offered by the university are ensured to be free, self-paced, and open to the public. The classes will be administered on the learning platform of the UP Open University, MODeL (2024 Massive Open Distance eLearning), which can be accessed here.

In a Facebook post on January 5, 2024, UP Open University announced the 24 free courses that the public can enroll in. 

โ€œAs a public service university that believes in ๐—•๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐—˜๐—ฑ๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป, UP Open University (UPOU) is once again offering ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ ๐—™๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—˜ massive open online courses to kickstart ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ!โ€

Photo from UPOU Massive Open Distance e-Learning Official Facebook Page

In the same post, instructions were given by UP Open University for those interested in enrolling.
โ€œFor those with MODeL accounts, you may now self-enroll in the MOOCs featured on our website homepage.

If you don’t have a MODeL account yet, follow these steps:

1. Fill out the registration form: https://url.upou.edu.ph/upoumodel-signup

Note: Login credentials are sent every THURSDAY until 4 PM on Wednesdays. Requests after the cut-off will be processed the following week.

2. Sign in to your new MODeL account upon receiving the email.

3. Change your password to a strong, unique one.โ€

To know more, you may visit UP Open University (UPOU) Facebook Page. 

What are you waiting for? Enroll now!

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