Education

Education
by Win Gatchalian on August, 27, 2021

Vaccinating minors to boost confidence on safe school reopening

Senator Win Gatchalian reiterated the urgency of vaccinating minors, especially those aged 12-17, to ensure the safe reopening of schools and boost confidence when face-to-face classes resume.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on August, 26, 2021

School closure impact on poor households alarming; learning recovery through ARAL Bill needed

A Pulse Asia Survey commissioned by Senator Win Gatchalian highlights the vulnerability of poorer households to the impact of school closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on August, 23, 2021

Bill on free tutorials for vulnerable learners’ academic recovery pushed

To address the impact of prolonged school closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill that seeks to give struggling learners access to a free national remedial program, which includes well-systematized tutorial sessions.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on August, 20, 2021

COA flags deficiencies in distance learning funds; inquiry on school opening needed

With less than a month to go before the opening of School Year 2021-2022, Senator Win Gatchalian says the Senate will have a thorough assessment of the Department of Education’s (DepEd) readiness for a prolonged distance learning scenario.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on August, 15, 2021

National Language Month should highlight ‘language of instruction’ woes

Reforms in the basic education sector should address persisting issues hounding the language of instruction, Senator Win Gatchalian said, amid the nationwide celebration of the National Language Month this August.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on August, 11, 2021

Safe internet for all Filipino children

While Senator Win Gatchalian seeks to make the internet accessible to the country’s learners, he also pressed the importance of making it a safe space for all Filipino children.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on August, 9, 2021

Increased enrollment needed for learners with disabilities who are out of school

Following the announcement that the regular enrollment period for School Year 2021-2022 will start next week, August 16, Senator Win Gatchalian seeks a more aggressive and efficient implementation of the “Child Find System” (CFS) to identify, locate, and evaluate more learners with disabilities who are not receiving basic education services.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on August, 2, 2021

Empower principals in delivering quality education

Senator Win Gatchalian bats for the empowerment of principals in delivering quality education and reversing the education ‘crisis’ hounding the country.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on July, 29, 2021

National Academy of Sports to produce future Olympic gold medalists

First but definitely not the last. Senator Win Gatchalian expressed optimism that the National Academy of Sports (NAS) will produce athletes who will follow in the footsteps of weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, the first Olympic gold medalist for the Philippines.