A week since the toll increase in the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) took effect, regular users of the toll road still complain of the deteriorating traffic situation along the expressway, particularly during peak hours due to the high volume of vehicles.
Senator Win Gatchalian is proposing to institutionalize the holding of local education summits at least once a year to discuss issues, reforms, and programs.
Amid on-going efforts to review the K to 12 program, Senator Win Gatchalian identified a challenge that the Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM II) should address: how to help the four out of 10 learners who enter Grade 1 but end up leaving school by Grade 10.
Senator Win Gatchalian received an honorary Doctor of Laws from the Bulacan State University (BulSU) in recognition of his education advocacies, including his role in the passage of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (Republic Act No. 10931) or the free higher education law.
Senator Win Gatchalian said the proposed value-added tax (VAT) refund measure for non-resident tourists should provide a seamless experience to ensure that its objective of attracting more tourists is realized.
Following the release of a report which showed the Philippines lagging behind its East and Southeast Asian peers in terms of skills, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the urgency of implementing reforms to boost Filipinos’ competitiveness.
Senator Win Gatchalian is proposing an enhanced back- to-school program in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to address enrollment woes in the region.
Following the signing of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Excellence in Teacher Education Act (Republic Act No. 11713), Senator Win Gatchalian urged the government to ensure the law’s full implementation so that teachers can receive quality education and training.
Amid the nationwide celebration of the National Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Month, Senator Win Gatchalian continues his push for the digital transformation of the country’s basic education sector.