Despite a slight improvement (+2.66 points) in the Philippines' average performance in the 2022 round of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Senator Win Gatchalian emphasized that the government should not lose the urgency in stemming the country’s education crisis and accelerating learning recovery.
Corruption is likely to remain a problem in public transactions unless the government implements full digitalization of its services, Senator Win Gatchalian said.
To assess whether the book publishing industry in the Philippines is keeping up with the changing times and rapid digitalization, Senator Win Gatchalian will seek an oversight review on the Book Publishing Industry Development Act (Republic Act No. 8047).
To address new and persisting challenges that public school teachers face because of the education sector’s volatility and complexity, Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill which seeks to amend the 57-year old Magna Carta for Public School Teachers (Republic Act No. 4670).
Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking to leverage digitalization to promote the culture of reading among learners and their communities.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to expedite the reset of the power distribution rate for the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco).