A Pulse Asia survey shows a majority of Filipinos support the return of the Reserve Officers’ Training Course (ROTC) in the country, Senator Win Gatchalian revealed.
Senator Win Gatchalian is considering filing an amendment to Republic Act No. 9258 or the Guidance and Counseling Act of 2004 to enable the Department of Education to hire more guidance counselors in schools.
Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to consider reintegrating Filipino and Panitikan into the mandatory college core curriculum once more in light of protests coming from the academe and Filipino literary figures regarding their removal.
Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to expedite its internal review of the K to 12 program amid continuing reports of low employment rates for graduates of the program, stressing that the review of the K to 12 curriculum is important to boost the employability of graduates.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged state and local universities and colleges (SUCs and LUCs) to develop meaningful return service agreements (RSAs) that would instill discipline in students and help them contribute to nation-building.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to make sure all 300,000 slots for the Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) under the Free Higher Education Law (Republic Act 10931) are filled up before closing applications.
Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to prioritize the repair of schools damaged by Typhoon Ompong (international name Mangkhut) and maximize the utilization of its Basic Education Facilities Fund (BEFF) for the repair and rehabilitation of school buildings.
Senator Win Gatchalian on Monday said the Department of Education (DepEd) should consider adding coding to the basic education curriculum as he lauded the department for ensuring the full implementation of its inclusive literacy program.
Senator Win Gatchalian has been designated by Senate Committee on Education, Arts, and Culture chair Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero as chairperson of the Senate Subcommittee tasked to hear Senate Resolution No. 675, which seeks an inquiry, in aid of legislation, into the current state of the Philippine education system and the efficacy and effectiveness of existing education laws and policies.