PHILOSOPHY / MISSION / VISION
The Fisher Valley College promulgates this Student Code to ensure continuity and consistency in the discharge of its manifold task of governing a College as well as to enable its students to identify and associate closely with the school’s mission, educational philosophy and objectives of their alma mater.
Article I. PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION
The Fisher Valley College, a Christ-centered institution is committed to the training and education of the whole person as a magnificently unique gift to the world to be spiritually alive, intellectually alert, physically disciplined, acting in a Christ-like manner and highly motivated to attain outstanding “academic quality” making difference in the lives of others.
Indeed, The Fisher Valley College is committed to Christ as the center of campus life and elsewhere.
Generally, The Fisher Valley College’s mission is to develop students into well-rounded, well-educated Christians prepared to live in an ever-changing world.
Our educational philosophy is based on a God-centered view of truth as presented in the Bible. We seek to impart to each student, Christian character development, communication skills and various subject matters in accordance with the requirements of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and in harmony with God’s truths and standard.
Parents are responsible before God for the proper education of their children. Therefore, parents and teachers are to work hand in hand so that the school can reinforce the Christian Values taught in the home.
Article II. FUNDAMENTAL OBJECTIVES AND PRINCIPLES
The objectives of The Fisher Valley College relate specifically to the purpose and central theme of educating and training the Christian youth to make his life unique and distinct to the society and in the competitive avenues of work. The general objective of The Fisher Valley College is to provide a Christ-centered education that will assist each individual his potential as a human being, enhance the quality of citizen participation in the basic functions of society, and promote in each student a sense of national identity, cultural consciousness, moral integrity and spiritual vigor.
Specifically the graduates are expected to be:
- academically and intellectually competent in his chosen field of study,
- scripturally equipped and spiritually sound to God, his country and around the world,
- knowledgeable, capable and prepared in his field of endeavor and has fully developed his God-given potentials, talents and abilities for gainful employment;
- equipped with desirable qualities of behavior and character to render him fit for the desirable duties of life which will accelerate cultural, social, economic, moral progress for national growth and development through Science, Technology, Arts and Culture.
Section 1: Academic Excellence. The Fisher Valley College’s main task in its continuing concern as an intellectual community, is the elevation of academic standards within the limits of its resources. To achieve this goal of academic excellence, The Fisher Valley College shall strive to provide the following:
- continuity of classroom instructions,
- strict but fair grading system;
- continuing research and publications,
- adequate facilities,
- sufficient, capable, full time faculty and administrative personnel
Section 2: Nationalism. The Fisher Valley College is a Filipino institution committed to the cultivation for greater nationalism as a vital key of a responsible educational system that will enable the Filipino to participate actively in the development of a strong, independent, and economically stable Philippines in the 21st century.
Section 3: Academic Freedom. The Fisher Valley College recognizes the principles of academic freedom as a cornerstone of its educational policies. Academic freedom is based on its two components:
- serious study and research and subsequent scholarly expression of findings, and
- tolerance, openness and respect for the ideas and opinions of others.
Section 4: Leadership and Character Training. College education involves not only the molding of character and the development of professional expertise but also the training for responsible leadership. Thus, The Fisher Valley College has included in its curricula a course on the Moral Code in order to inculcate in its students the sterling virtues not only of integrity, loyalty and courage or conviction, but also of industry, self-reliance and a sense of discipline without which they cannot contribute their share to nation’s progress, prosperity and greatness.