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.
Following the release of a report that flagged ‘mass promotion’ in basic education schools, Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to implement effective intervention programs to help struggling learners catch up.
Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking a national impact evaluation of the Mother-Tongue Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE), ten years after the K to 12 Law mandated the policy’s implementation.
Senator Win Gatchalian said heirs will have another chance to avail of the government’s estate tax amnesty program as the Senate approved on the third and final reading a proposed measure that would extend by 2 years the period of availment and simplify the process of the tax relief.