The Senate has ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the creation of the Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM II).
Senator Win Gatchalian hailed the Senate’s third reading approval of a bill that seeks to strengthen parenting skills, a measure that would boost effective parental involvement in children’s education, growth and development.
Improving the skills of learners, fixing the K-12 system, and upholding the welfare of teachers should be among the priorities of the Department of Education (DepEd) under the new administration, Senator Win Gatchalian suggested.
To further accelerate the recovery of the education sector from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking the opening of all schools for face-to-face classes.
Senator Win Gatchalian hailed presumptive President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.'s decision to appoint presumptive Vice President Sara Duterte-Carpio as Secretary of the Department of Education (DepEd).
Senator Win Gatchalian backs the government’s plan to establish COVID-19 vaccination sites in schools, saying the move would help increase COVID-19 vaccination coverage among minors and open more schools for face-to-face classes.
Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking a stronger crackdown on hazing activities amid the persistence of hazing-related incidents and deaths.
Senator Win Gatchalian hailed the signing into law of the “Excellence in Teacher Education Act” (Republic Act No. 11713), which seeks to improve the quality of teacher education and training in the country.
Senator Win Gatchalian vowed that he will seek to accelerate the installation of reliable internet connection in all the country’s public schools.