Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to listen to teachers amid ongoing efforts to review the implementation of the Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE).
Following the Senate’s third and final reading approval of the “Kabalikat sa Pagtuturo Act (Senate Bill No. 1964),” Senator Win Gatchalian pressed that it is high time to institutionalize the grant of a teaching allowance to all public school teachers.
While the Department of Education’s (DepEd) Task Force is set to review the implementation of the senior high school (SHS) program, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the need to address challenges on learners’ transition to employment or higher education.
Amid the celebration of Mental Health Action Day, Senator Win Gatchalian reiterates his call for urgent government action to curb what he calls the mental health pandemic in the country.
Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the government to step up its efforts to address what he calls a ‘pandemic of mental health’ among Filipinos.
Following the World Health Organization’s declaration that COVID-19 is no longer a global health emergency, Senator Win Gatchalian emphasized the need to focus on the recovery of the education sector, one of the hardest hit during the height of the pandemic.
Senator Win Gatchalian wants the Department of Education (DepEd), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to work more closely in reviewing the senior high school program and ensuring the smooth transition of K to 12 graduates.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged principals and school heads anew to implement blended learning when the hot weather becomes too unbearable for learners.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged the private sector to provide more employment opportunities for Senior High School (SHS) graduates of the Technical-Vocational-Livelihood (TVL) track.