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Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women’s empowerment.

  • Address : Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights Quezon City 1108 Philippines

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Maria Pia Corazon F. Luque

Faculty, Middle School Unit
Grade Level Coordinator, Middle School Unit

Degrees

  • M.A. in Educational Psychology, University of the Philippines-Diliman
  • Bachelor in Family Life and Child Development, University of the Philippines-Diliman

 

Biography

Maria Pia Corazon F. Luque graduated cum laude from the University of the Philippines Diliman where she earned her Bachelor’s in Family Life and Child Development and MA in Educational Psychology. She is a seasoned English teacher and Grade Level Coordinator.

She taught Reading and Philippine Culture as a UNESCO-APCEIU exchange teacher in Seoul, South Korea. She has also been a volunteer for years, training teachers from Luzon to Mindanao.

On top of her teaching duties, Ms. Luque is also a worktext author and was the former Department of Education language editor.

She is also gifted creative writer and has excelled in writing competitions, notably as co-author of Savor the Word, which was hailed as Best Book of Leisure at the 32nd National Book Awards. Her writing was recently featured in Ayala Museum's Bitter X Sweet Exhibit.

 

Publications

  • Co-Author, Savor the Word (Ten Years of the Doreen Gamboa Fernandez Writing Award), Anvil Publishing 2012
  • Contributor, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 1995-1996, 2010:
    My Students, My Teachers, 20 December 2010
    Woman Enough, 15 October 1996
    Search for the Soul, 1 February 1996
    Kissing Frogs, 9 November 1995
    Slave To Beauty, 3 October 1995
    the Crazy Pursuit of A Second Degree, 8 August 1995
  • Writer, award winning essays published in newspapers
    Warm in Winter, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 28 December 2014
    Comfort Food, Today, 23 October 2003
    When Women Write, Philippine Star, 10 August 2003
    Baguio On My Mind, Philippine Star, 15 July 2001