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PHILOSOPHY & VMGO

INSTITUTIONAL PHILOSOPHY

Colegio de San Antonio de Padua (CSAP) believes that diverse learners can best develop their fullest potentials within a stimulating, supportive and interactive environment through a viable curriculum driven by Christian values; thereby, leading them to face life in the real world

VISION

CSAP is the premier professional institute of choice in Northern Cebu, known for its high academic, technical, and vocational standards that ensure graduates’ success in a competency-based economy.

MISSION

To produce well-rounded graduates through effective instruction and supportive learning environment that promote character formation, academic excellence, research, skills development and community service to make them useful members of their family, the community, the country, and the world.

GOALS

Governance

  1. Nurture a proactive and innovative academic community that promotes a culture of excellence and service.
  2. Foster a strong sense of shared responsibility and accountability.
  3. Provide a learning environment conducive to personal and professional growth.
  4. Establish systems that facilitate prudent use of human and material resources.

Teaching-learning

  1. Constantly review and upgrade the curriculum guided by the CSAP philosophy, vision and mission.
  2. Implement effective instruction and strengthen character formation for holistic learner development.
  3. Monitor students’ academic performance and skills development through effective assessment of learning outcomes.
  4. Provide opportunities for continuous professional development of the teaching and non-teaching personnel.

Research

  1. Raise awareness among the personnel and students of the issues and concerns in the community and the society.
  2. Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills to improve human life.
  3. Use effective oral and written communication skills.
  4. Instill and live out ethical and moral values through the experiences gained in research.

Community Extension

  1. Provide students and teachers opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills in a real-world context.
  2. Develop a sense of commitment and social responsibility among the members of the academic community.
  3. Express appreciation for one’s giftedness by sharing services and giving assistance to beneficiaries.
  4. Empower communities to improve their lives through the school’s sustainable community extension services.

CORE VALUES

Compassion

CSAP is committed to exercise understanding and empathy toward the faculty, employees, and students. The members of the academic community care for the school as an institution and for each individual as humans. It is understood that the road toward competence and proficiency is a work in progress and the institution strives to support its students through their struggles. CSAP works collaboratively with students to solve problems; makes other people confident that the administrators, faculty and staff care for them by listening carefully, responding appropriately and providing for their physical and emotional comforts.

Integrity

Integrity is indispensable to CSAP’s mission. The school is committed to act with honesty and adhere to the highest standards of moral and ethical values and principles through the personal and professional behaviors of its administrators, faculty and staff. The school demonstrates understanding of these values and principles and upholds them in every action and decision as firm foundations to sustain a culture based upon ethical conduct.

Dedication

CSAP is committed to bring a passion for education and a wealth of real-world experiences into the classroom and eventually to the community; thereby sharing this passion with strong support from stakeholders in achieving the mission of the institution.