Buhay ni Jose Rizal

Topics: José Rizal, Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University Pages: 4 (1033 words) Published: December 4, 2013
Jose Rizal’s Educational Background
Rizal’s first teachers:

1.Dona Teodora 
- was his mother she was patient, conscientious and , understanding - she discovered that her son had a talent for poetry
- she encouraged him to write poems

2. Private Tutors of Rizal
- Maestro Celestino
- Maestro Lucas
- Leon Monroy

Rizal goes to Binan,Laguna:
- June, 1869 Rizal left for Binan
- Was accompanied by Paciano his older brother
- He was taught by Maestro Justiniano
- In academic studies, Rizal beat all Binan boys
- He surpassed them all in Spanish, Latin, and other subjects

Life and Studies in Ateneo
- Ateneo De Municipal established by the Jesuits
- Rizal entered in 1872
- He belonged to the class composed of Spaniards, mestizos and Filipinos - His teacher was Fr. Jose Bech
- He was considered as an inferior and was placed at the buttom of the class - By the end of the month he became the emperor and received a prize, a religious picture - To improve his Spanish Rizal took private lessons in Santa Isabel College - During his 4th year in Ateneo he received 5 medals and graduated as sobresaliente - He graduated on March 23, 1877(16 years old)

- Received the degree of bachelor of arts, with highest honors not a valedictiorian

Extra Curricular Involvement
- an emperor inside the classroom
- campus leader
- active member and became a secretary, the Marian Congregation Religious Society - member of the Academy of Spanish Literature and the Academy of Natural Sciences - poet
- studied painting under the famous Spanish Painter, Agustin Saez - improved his sculpture talents under the supervision of Romualdo de Jesus - engaged in gymnastics and fencing and continued the physical training under his sports-minded Tio Manuel.

Medical Studies in University of Sto. Thomas (1877-1882)

- After graduating , he continued his education at UST
- He finished a year in Philosophy and Letters
- He decided to shift to a medical course
- UST was under the...
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