Basic Education Unit


Monday  – Tuesday ; Thursday – Friday | 7:30AM – 5:00PM

Wednesdays | 7:00AM – 4:00PM




October 7, 2023 | SPUP Global Center

The General Orientation and Parents’ Assembly for the Basic Education Unit (BEU) recently featured an enlightening presentation by Dr. Tanguilan, she addressed several essential topics, including an in-depth exploration of the Library Resources, Services, and Activities available within the BEU Libraries.

During the session, attendees gained valuable insights into the rich offerings of the BEU Libraries. Dr. Tanguilan underscored the pivotal role libraries play in supporting the educational journey of students. The presentation shed light on the diverse range of resources housed within the libraries, from traditional print materials to cutting-edge digital assets. These resources are carefully curated to cater to the diverse needs and interests of students across different grade levels. Moreover, the presentation detailed the library services available to students and faculty alike. She highlighted how these services go beyond lending books, encompassing reference assistance, research support, and access to digital databases and online resources. This comprehensive approach ensures that the library remains a hub for both academic and personal growth.

Additionally, the Parents’ Assembly segment of the event allowed parents to appreciate the critical role libraries play in their children’s education. Dr. Tanguilan emphasized how parents can actively engage with the library to support their child’s learning journey. This involvement might include encouraging regular library visits, exploring books together as a family, and staying informed about library events and activities.

The General Orientation and Parents’ Assembly served as an important platform for disseminating information about the BEU Libraries’ resources and services. Dr. Tanguilan’s informative presentation underscored the library’s vital role in the educational development of students while also highlighting the significance of parental involvement in fostering a culture of reading and learning within the BEU community.


October 9, 2023 | KIRN

As an offshoot of the partnership between SPUP and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Region II, SPUP Library, through the Knowledge and Information Resource Network (KIRN) features the use of DOST-“Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated KioskS” (Starbooks) effective this school year, 2023-2024. The endeavor advances a digital library system aimed at providing accessible and up-to-date scientific and technological information to the public.

On October 06, 2023, the orientation and demonstration sessions were conducted by Mr. Napoleon Medin Jester Babaran, (DOST – Science Research Specialist). He emphasized that Starbooks is a cutting-edge learning resource system and an innovative digital library and knowledge repository. Accordingly, Starbooks provides a vast collection of digital materials, including e-books, academic journals, research papers, multimedia content, and more, covering a wide range of topics and disciplines. Its user-friendly interface and advanced search capabilities make it a valuable tool for students, researchers, educators, and lifelong learners.

During the demonstration, SPUP librarians and personnel were guided through the process of accessing Starbooks, which can be done through various platforms, including web browsers, mobile apps, and offline versions. They were also given hands-on experience in navigating the Starbooks platform and were led through the user-friendly interface, learning how to search for specific resources and access materials for various academic disciplines. Moreover, they were shown how to use advanced search options to find relevant materials quickly, making it accessible to both educators and students.


By virtue of Proclamation No. 109, s. 1936, the National Books Week declared to be celebrated from November 24 to 30 of each year.
This year, the official theme is “Read, Reread, Relieve!” with the primary goal to revive the genuine passion and love for reading daily and to turn reading without a purpose into reading with a real purpose.


November 29, 2023 | MM Hall

In a vibrant and lively celebration of National Book Week, the Basic Education Unit recently hosted a spectacular Book Character Parade that brought the enchanting world of literature to life. Students transformed into their favorite book characters, creating a lively procession through the streets that captivated onlookers and emphasized the joy of reading. The activity, held on November 29, 2023, showcased the creativity and enthusiasm of the Basic Education Unit as participants donned imaginative costumes representing a diverse array of literary figures. From classic characters like Elsa of Frozen to contemporary heroes from popular young adult novels.

The event kicked off with an inspirational message featuring words of encouragement from Dr. John Kit Masigan, grade school program coordinator, emphasizing the importance of fostering a love for reading among the younger generation. Students eagerly embraced the opportunity to embody their favorite characters, and the enthusiasm was palpable as the parade wound its way through the community.

The event not only celebrated the rich world of literature but also served as a testament to the school’s commitment to promoting literacy and a culture of reading. The Book Character Parade was not only a visual feast but also a testament to the school’s dedication to fostering a lifelong love for reading among its students. It was an evident that the magic of literature had truly come to life, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of all those who participated in or witnessed this delightful celebration of National Book Week.