The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Faculty of Education (FEd) will hold a webinar entitled “Teaching Presence in Philippine K-12 Blended Learning Classes under the Alternative Delivery Mode” on 18 June 2020, from 9:30 – 11:00 AM, webstreamed via the UPOU networks ( The webinar is part of the FEd’s EDUKussion Forum Series, an event that aims to present and discuss education-related issues, challenges and opportunities.

This event will center on the talk of Assistant Professor Juliet Aleta R. Villanueva, a FEd regular faculty member who specializes in instructional planning and assessment in Social Studies. As a Special Education Major with a Masters in Community Development, she has experience in teaching, curriculum and extension work at the K-12 levels in both alternative and community based settings. Asst. Prof. Villanueva has also served as the Program Chair of the Associate in Arts and the Diploma and Masters of Arts in Social Studies Education.

Two of her current research interests are on blended learning in K-12 schools and virtual communities and platforms for teaching and learning. Asst. Prof. Villanueva is now pursuing her doctoral degree at the University of South Queensland, Australia.

To learn more about the webinar, you may check the FEd Facebook page or contact the Faculty of Education at [email protected].

To register online, please visit