Amid the recent observance of World AIDS Day on December 1, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the need to strengthen comprehensive sexuality education (CSE), especially as the Filipino youth’s awareness of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) hit its lowest level since 1994.
Amid the celebration of National Book Week from November 24-30, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the need for programs and interventions that would improve Filipino learners’ proficiency in reading.
Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking a Senate inquiry on strengthening the complementary roles of public and private schools to achieve the country’s national objectives and sustainable development goals in education.
Five years after the enactment of the Free Internet Access in Public Places Act (Republic Act No. 10929), only 1.8% of public schools nationwide have access to free public Wi-Fi.
Senator Win Gatchalian asked the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to submit its proposal on how to speed up the construction of classrooms and school buildings nationwide.
To ensure that every region in the country has a model Inclusive Learning Resource Center (ILRC) for Learners with Disabilities, Senator Win Gatchalian is proposing to increase the Department of Education’s capital outlay budget for Special Education (SPED) from P96 million to P160 million.
Senator Win Gatchalian is proposing to declare November of every year as the National Reading Month, which will be celebrated with nationwide reading programs.
Amidst the global celebration of the World Science Day for Peace and Development today, November 10, Senator Win Gatchalian continues to push for the establishment of public math and science high schools in all provinces nationwide.
A week after the opening of full face-to-face classes, Senator Win Gatchalian lauded the Department of Education (DepEd) for the successful return of full in-person classes, a move that he says is crucial to the recovery of the basic education sector from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.