Education

Education
by Win Gatchalian on February, 18, 2019

Majority of Filipinos back ROTC revival

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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on February, 6, 2019

Amend Guidance & Counseling Law to address shortage of counselors for Children-at-Risk

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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 19, 2018

To CHED: Return Filipino, Panitikan to mandatory college curriculum

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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 14, 2018

To DepEd: Expedite K-12 review, probe on employability of K-12 grads

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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 13, 2018

Return service agreements for Free Higher Ed beneficiaries

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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 8, 2018

To CHED: Fill up 300K TES slots before closing applications

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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 28, 2018

To DepEd: Prioritize Ompong school repairs

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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 18, 2018

To DepEd: Add coding to basic education curriculum

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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 9, 2018

Gatchalian named chair of Senate subcomm on PH educ system review

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.

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