Education

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 25, 2021

Let’s unburden professionals of costly seminars, trainings

Pending Congress’ review of the implementation of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Act, Senator Win Gatchalian pushed for the affordability and practicality of the training programs required for the millions of registered professionals in the renewal of their licenses.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 24, 2021

Learning recovery program to complement resumption of face-to-face classes

Though the gradual resumption of face-to-face classes is a crucial first step to restore normalcy in the basic education sector, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the need to implement a nationwide learning remedial program to address learning losses because of prolonged school closures.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 21, 2021

‘Teacher Education Excellence’ bill approval a major step out of education crisis

The Senate has approved on third and final reading a bill that aims to improve the quality of teacher education and training in the country.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 18, 2021

Increased ALS enrollment pushed

Senator Win Gatchalian bats for increased enrollment in the Alternative Learning System (ALS), where registration is currently at 33.27% of last year’s.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 15, 2021

Education, economic ‘scars’ because of school closures

At a briefing of the Development Budget Coordinating Committee (DBCC) on the proposed 2022 National Expenditure Program (NEP), Senator Win Gatchalian flagged both the education and economic scars that will result from prolonged school closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 13, 2021

On the opening of SY 2021-2022: Uphold the safety of education frontliners

As more than 24.6 million learners resume home-based learning at the opening of SY 2021-2022, Senator Win Gatchalian reiterated the need to uphold the safety and welfare of the country’s teachers, non-teaching staff, and school officials amid the persisting threat of COVID-19.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 11, 2021

Another year of school closures to have long-term damage to learners, national development

Citing the impact of another year of school closures to the country’s learners and to long-term national development, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the urgency of starting the pilot testing of localized, limited face-to-face classes in low-risk areas.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 8, 2021

Push for ‘zero illiteracy’ on International Literacy Day

Amid the observance of International Literacy Day today, September 8, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the need to achieve zero illiteracy nationwide.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 6, 2021

Immediate financial aid needed for COVID-19 treatment of teachers, staff

With classes set to open amid the spread of the more transmissible Delta variant, Senator Win Gatchalian is pressing the national government to uphold the welfare of teachers, especially those falling ill with COVID-19.

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