The Basic Education Department of UST Angelicum College has always been a place for learning for many students who want to experience quality education in a non-conventional way, and through the mastery learning.
The Basic Education Department was established in 1972 to serve as an alternative option for parents who do not wish to subject their children to the rigors and inflexibilities of the graded school. With its learner-centered, self-paced, and non graded system, the school is more focused on catering to the individual needs of the learners with its philosophy, “to do what is best for the learners”.
The Basic Education Department of UST Angelicum College envisions itself as a leading provider of an alternative and transformative basic education that promotes the holistic Christian formation through the integration of academics, spiritual development and social involvement for the service of the community, the nation, the environment, and the Church.
The Basic Education Department is committed to:
The Basic Education Department aims for its learners to:
The school acknowledges that every learner is unique. As such, the school continuously enhances its curriculum to adapt to new types and emerging ways of learning.
The following types of learners exist in USTAngelicum College's Basic Education Department:
|Dependent Learner||This is a type of learner who depends greatly on the learning facilitator for all learning activities and needs. These are the learners in their formative years, identified as those from Kinder to YS 4.|
|Independent Learner||This type of learner need very minimum degree of supervision or none at all from the learning facilitators. The learner may work with ease and comfort with library research, self- study, experiments, etc. The independent learners are those who are already in the Higher Level.|