Education is the commitment to the principles and values of personal and professional competence, academic freedom, social justice, diversity, and nationalism.


Excellence in education careers in the service of humanity.


  • Honor human rights and uphold a high sense of responsibility
  • Be a constructor of knowledge, steep in content and learner-based instruction
  • Be a change agent in the university, profession and country
  • Share in the feeling of belonging to the College of Education
  • Bridge boundaries across other communities and institution
  • Address life-long learning needs of students and teachers
  • Bridge the gap between experience and knowledge and encourage questioning minds
  • Be a laboratory for educational innovation


Core Values
Leadership Exercise innovative and transformative leadership through democratic processes
Professionalism Uphold professionalism through ethical practices and academic integrity
Expertise Demonstrate expertise in chosen specializations and in technological and pedagogical knowledge and practice
Inquiry Engage in relevant research and its dissemination
Service Serve the Filipino people through committed, competent and caring teaching, advocacy and volunteerism
Diversity Practice inclusive, learner-centered, multi-cultural, rights-based and indigenous education
Collaboration Establish and implement local and international intra-, inter- and multi-disciplinary linkages/partnerships
Sustainability Promote environmental consciousness, lifelong learning and responsible stewardship