Education

Education
by Win Gatchalian on December, 9, 2022

Funding support for learners with disabilities under 2023 budget

Learners with disabilities will receive funding support under the 2023 national budget, Senator Win Gatchalian assures.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on December, 6, 2022

Restore ROTC in college

Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill that seeks to reinstitutionalize the two-year mandatory Basic Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Program and the two-year voluntary Advance ROTC Program at the tertiary level.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on December, 4, 2022

Prioritize effective implementation of ‘Inclusive Education Law’ for learners with disabilities

Amid the celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the administration to ensure that learners with disabilities are not left behind in the education sector's recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on December, 2, 2022

Youth awareness of HIV/AIDS at all-time low; inquiry on sexuality education needed

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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 26, 2022

On National Book Week: Improve learners’ reading proficiency

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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 25, 2022

Inquiry on complementary roles of public, private schools to achieve education goals

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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 21, 2022

Only less than 2% of public schools have free public Wi-Fi

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. 

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 17, 2022

To DPWH: Propose strategy to speed up classroom construction

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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 16, 2022

Increase SPED budget; learners with disabilities centers in all regions

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.