PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION
College, Quezon City adheres to the
RVM Philosophy of Education aimed at leading all to fullness of life in
Father who, in abundant love and total graciousness, created humanity
creation to share His love.
humanity chose to live apart from God, in his tender mercy the Father
Son Jesus to show humanity the way back to Him to pursue the path of
truth and love.
sent the Holy Spirit to sanctify, inspire, guide and enlighten everyone
following Jesus so that the will of God for the well-being of all may
Mary to be the Mother of Jesus, the Son of God and the Mother of the
Mary, being the first disciple, journeys with us to fullness of life in
example set by Mother Ignacia del Espiritu Santo, the RVM Education
that it is the heart that knows God, who is the source of all wisdom
2:6; 9:10; Job 28:20.23; Eccl 2:26; Ps 51:6; James 3:17-18).
is a life-long process whereby human persons grow and develop their
in the pursuit of their God-given mission of transforming all things in
is growth for every person to become a witness to faith, excellence and
in varied socio-cultural settings; thus, participate in the
experience of life in Jesus Christ.
is where the process of growth is directed towards reverence for
persons, which fortifies the spirit of communion.
Students who are citizens of their times, unique with their own
capacities and inspiration, have the sacred and the good, the promise
potentials for the actualization of the mission entrusted to them.
Teachers are persons committed to the process of becoming whole and to
of leading others to maturity in Jesus Christ.
Administrators are servant leaders committed to witness to the Good
News and to
journey with the academic community in their search for truth, beauty
As a Catholic School, SMCQC works for the development
of the whole person who recognizes one’s Christian role of
and corporate responsibility in a humane society through constant
with Jesus Christ and others.
As a Filipino School, SMCQC is dedicated to the task
of producing well-rounded citizens who can preserve and witness to
wholesome Filipino culture, value and attitudes.
As an RVM School, SMCQC is
committed to the Christian formation of Ignacian Marian leaders who are
with Ignacian Spirituality and live simply to serve God and creation.
1. To offer
relevant and updated curriculum aligned with the school's vision and
2. To sustain wholistic human resource
development of competent and committed personnel for effective delivery
of services to meet customer satisfaction
3. To ensure continuous and effective
implementation of programs and activities through efficient management
of financial resources
4. To observe ethical and corporate social
responsibility through active participation in community involvement
5. To promote culture of appreciation, support
and harmony among students and personnel
6. To establish, document, implement, maintain
and continually improve a quality management system
ELEMENTS OF RVM PEDAGOGY
RVM pedagogy is the
way in which teachers accompany learners in their growth and
CONTEXT. The RVM method of
instruction considers the context of students’ basic human
experience which are
embedded in the learning objectives.
CONTENT. This includes topics, skill
to be learned, articulation of the core and related Ignacian values and
orientation to be integrated in the lesson.
LEARNING EXPERIENCE AND STRATEGIES. The RVM
Pedagogy is constructivist. It starts with prelection which takes into
consideration the learner’s prior knowledge of the subject matter
concentrating on the focus of the lesson. The students are motivated to
participate actively in the learning process. They are able to generate
confront new knowledge through innovative approaches including, but not
to, multiple intelligence and learning styles. These strategies and
are aligned to the stated learning objectives.
life dialogue is experienced through the integration of Ignacian core
related values, reflection of the lesson in relation to contemporary
realities, and integration of lessons across disciplines.
The lesson is summarized and students are led to take responsible
what they have learned.
growth in terms of lessons learned and values gained
is evaluated in relation
to the stated objectives which are made known to the
students at the start of