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Naidyl Isis Bautista

Assistant Professor

Foreign Language Didactics, Philippine Linguistics, Materials Development


Naidyl Isis Bautista is Assistant Professor of Italian at the Department of European Languages, College of Arts and Letters, at the University of the Philippines, Diliman. She is also a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Linguistics at UP Diliman. Her research interests are foreign language didactics, materials development, and Philippine linguistics.


Journal articles:
Bautista, Naidyl Isis. “La contestualizzazione dell’apprendimento della lingua italiana nelle Filippine: Didattizzazione di una puntata di “Radici - l’altra faccia dell’immigrazione” sulle Filippine.” Italiano LinguaDue 9.1 (2017): 273-293.
Cabling, Kristine, et al. "Foreign Language Policy and Pedagogy in the Philippines: Potentials for a Decolonial Approach." Social Transformations: Journal of the Global South 8.2 (2020).

Policy brief:
Cruz, Frances Antoinette, Naidyl Isis Bautista, Kristine Cabling, Jillian Loise Melchor, Jean Auguste Dominique Monsod, & Anna Marie Sibayan-Sarmiento. (2020). Policy outlooks for translation and related language policies in the Philippines. In UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (Policy Brief Series 2020-02). UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies. Retrieved September 15, 2022, from

Discussion paper:
Bautista, Naidyl Isis, Kristine Cabling, Frances Antoinette Cruz, Jillian Loise Melchor, & Anna Marie Sibayan-Sarmiento. (2019). Pedagogy and Goal-Setting in Foreign Language Policy: Potentials for a Decolonial Framework. In UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (Discussion Paper Series 2019-11). UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies. Retrieved September 15, 2022, from

Feature articles:
Bautista, Naidyl Isis, Kristine Cabling, Danica Anna Guban-Caisido, & Elizabeth Marie Lavadia. “The University of the Philippines and its role in the promotion of the Italian language.” Philippines-Italy: Rising Together (1947-2022). GA Printing, 2023: pp. 68-72.
Nati, Romolo Valentino, & Naidyl Isis Bautista. “Conservation policies for twentieth-century architectural heritage. Philippines.” Time Frames, edited by Carughi, Ugo, and Massimo Visone. Taylor & Francis, (2017): pp. 168-170.

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