by Win Gatchalian on December, 5, 2020

Study finds PH students lagging in 3Rs; urgency in education reforms needed

A Southeast Asia-wide study on the learning outcomes of Grade 5 students showed that a large number of Filipino learners are not proficient enough in Reading, Writing, and Math to advance to secondary school. For Senator Win Gatchalian, this reiterates the urgency of rolling out basic education curriculum reforms that would boost Filipino learners’ basic competencies.

by Win Gatchalian on December, 4, 2020

Better inclusion needed for learners with disabilities

Amid the celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Senator Win Gatchalian reiterated the need to institutionalize accessible and disability-responsive education services nationwide.

by Win Gatchalian on November, 30, 2020

Law on providing laptop, connectivity for every public school learner needed

Senator Win Gatchalian eyes introducing legislation that will give every public school learner a laptop and access to the internet.

by Win Gatchalian on November, 27, 2020

Issues on erroneous learning materials will be raised in Senate hearing

In an upcoming Senate public hearing that will discuss updates on the opening of classes, Senator Win Gatchalian will raise the issues on erroneous learning materials distributed to learners.

by Win Gatchalian on November, 26, 2020

Spike in teenage pregnancies should be prevented in storm hit-areas

Senator Win Gatchalian called on the government to ensure interventions that would prevent a possible spike in teenage pregnancies in storm-hit areas, a phenomenon observed in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda in 2013.

by Win Gatchalian on November, 24, 2020

Class resumption through ”purok workshops” in storm-hit areas

While learners affected by recent storms await the printing and distribution of new sets of learning materials, Senator Win Gatchalian proposed anew to resume classes through “purok workshops” if they are in COVID-19-free or ‘low-risk’ areas.

by Win Gatchalian on November, 22, 2020

Typhoon-resistant school buildings needed

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to convert school buildings into typhoon-resistant structures.

by Win Gatchalian on November, 16, 2020

On celebrating National Children’s Month: Boost learners’ awareness of their rights

Amid the celebration of the National Children’s Month this November, Senator Win Gatchalian urged both public and private schools to boost their programs that raise awareness on children’s rights.

by Win Gatchalian on November, 11, 2020

We should allow face-to-face classes through ‘purok workshops’

If businesses can operate at limited capacities, limited face-to-face classes should also be allowed. Senator Win Gatchalian made this call as he pitched the idea of holding limited face-to-face classes through ‘purok workshops’ in areas with little or no transmission of COVID-19.