Re-electionist Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for all schools to conduct limited face-to-face classes. He said this would contribute to increased economic activity especially if more parents would be able to return to work.
The bicameral conference committee has approved the proposal to create the Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM II). For Senator Win Gatchalian, this is another step forward in pursuing reforms that will address the education crisis hounding the country.
Senator Win Gatchalian hailed President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of a landmark law, which would ensure accessible education and related services for learners with disabilities.
Amid the continuous decrease of COVID-19 cases and the easing of pandemic-related restrictions nationwide, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging local government units (LGUs) to allow schools in their areas to conduct limited face-to-face classes.
If political rallies are allowed, it’s time we also allow in-person graduation ceremonies. Senator Win Gatchalian made this call as the National Capital Region and 38 other areas shifted to Alert Level 1 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the government preparing for the fourth round of Bayanihan, Bakunahan or National Vaccination Day this coming March, Senator Win Gatchalian bats for the participation of schools and Department of Education (DepEd) field units to increase vaccination coverage in the pediatric population.
Placing the National Capital Region (NCR) under Alert Level 1 would pave the way for more schools participating in limited face-to-face classes, Senator Win Gatchalian said.
Re-electionist Senator Win Gatchalian said he will continue to push for improving the quality of public schools, where almost 90% of the country’s learners are enrolled.
In fostering the recovery of the education sector from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, re-electionist Senator Win Gatchalian vowed to seek adequate support for the country’s marginalized learners.