Camiguin may just be a small island; nevertheless, it has three colleges, namely: Fatima College of Camiguin (FCC), Camiguin Polytechnic State College (CPSC), with a satellite campus and Camiguin School of Arts and Trades (CSAT) and a technical education offered by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). A complete secondary and elementary education is available as well, both in private and public. There are also day care centers which offer nursery and pre-school education.
The province has a total number of 68 day care centers managed by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and 56 public and private elementary schools. There are 13 secondary schools, 3 private institutions and the rest are government-owned. There is one special school, which accommodates to the underprivileged or special children, the Family-to-Family School and Farm. It is managed by a Non-Government Organization (NGO).
There is likewise another sector, the Alternative Learning System Education Sector which takes active part in helping out the illiterates and less literate individuals to become efficient members in the community through the Literacy Cum livelihood.
Schools in Camiguin
Camiguin Polytechnic State College Camiguin was part of Misamis Oriental from 1946 to 1958. Then in 1958, it became a sub-province and in 1968, a full-fledged province with Mambajao as its provincial capital.
Camiguin was part of Misamis Oriental from 1946 to 1958. Then in 1958, it became a sub-province and in 1968, a full-fledged province with Mambajao as its provincial capital.
In 1980, Camiguin School of Arts and Trade was established as a Secondary Trade School. Central Mindanao University and Mindanao Polytechnic State College also established Satellite Schools in the Province.
Seeing the need to establish a State College that would cater to the needs of the youth of the province, Congressman Pedro P. Romualdo authored Republic Act 7923 which was presented in congress on July 25, 1994.
On Febuary 24, 1995, by virtue of Republic Act 7923, the Mindanao Polytechnic State College-Camiguin Campus, Central Mindanao University-Catarman Campus and Camiguin School of Arts and Trades, were integrated into one State College, the Camiguin Polytechnic State College with its Main Campus located at Balbagon, Mambajao, Camiguin.
After a Brief transition period, CPSC officially opened its door to higher education in June 1996.
From then on, CPSC has been under the Leadership of the following Presidents:
1996-2001 Dr. Eduardo S. Canlas
2001-2005 Dr. Josefina A. Ebarle
2005-present Dr. Venus I. Lammawin
To date, CPSC strives to provide professional, technical and special instruction for special purposes and to promote research and extension services, advanced studies and progressive leadership in Agriculture, Forestry, Engineering, Arts and Sciences, and other relevant studies through quality instruction.
CPSC offers the following Curriculum:
1. Graduate Studies
a. Master of Arts in Education
b. Master in Public Administration
2. Institute of Education
a. Bachelor in Secondary Education
major in Biology
major General Science
major in English
major in Technology and Livelihood Education
c. Complete Secondary Laboratory School
3. Institute of Nursing
a. Bachelor of Science in Nursing
b. 6 Month Caregiving NC II
4. Institute of Technology
a. Two-Year Certificate of Technology with majors in Automotive, Construction, Electrical, Electronics and Garment Technology
b. Bachelor of Technology (Ladderized Curriculum) with majors in Automotive, Construction, Electrical, Electronics and Garment Technology
5. Institute of Engineering
b. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
c. Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communication Engineering
6. Institute of Computer Studies
a. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
b. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
7. Institute of Arts & Sciences
a. Bachelor of Science in Biology
- major in Marine Biology
b. Bachelor of Science in Eco-Tourism
c. Bachelor of Arts in Business Management
d. Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
e. Bachelor of Arts in English
8. Institute of Agriculture
a. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
- major in Agricultural Education
- major in Crop Science
- major in Agroforestry
- major in Animal Science
b. Bachelor in Elementary Education
Fatima College of Camiguin Brief summary of the article as over view. This is a sample text to serve as mock contents which is to be replaced with the actual contents later.
Camiguin Institute was founded by the late Don Leon Borromeo in 1922. Government recognition and approval for operation of a complete Elementary and Secondary courses was received in 1927. When World War II broke out in 1941.
Father John Pollock, S.J. re-opened the school after the war through the help of Jesuit priests. The sisters of Religious of Virgin Mary (RVM) took charge in administering Camiguin Institute. Rev. Arthur F. Shea, S.J. changed the name of chool to FATIMA JUNIOR COLLEGE.
Government recognition for complete course was given by the Department of Education # 390 s. 1956. General Clerical Course in college got its recognition in May 26,1956.
In 1958, through the help of Irish missionary priest in the island, Religious Sisters of Mercy (RSM) changed the name of school into FATIMA COLLEGE OF CAMIGUIN for the identification with the registration to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) due to offering four year degree course.
Fatima College of Camiguin (FCC) has been under the Leadership of the following Directress:
SR. M. Emmanuel Browne, RSM
SR. Mary francis Añover
Offers the following Curriculum:
Bachelor of Arts (AB)
Bachelor of Science in Commerce (BSC)
Bachelor of Science in Accountancy (BSA)
Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSED)
Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEED)
Complete Elementary and Secondary Education