Education

Education
by Win Gatchalian on December, 28, 2021

Gatchalian: Uphold children’s welfare in post-Odette relief efforts, rehabilitation

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Education (DepEd), Department of Health (DOH), and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to uphold the safety and welfare of children in Odette-hit areas.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on December, 6, 2021

NCR schools join dry run of limited face-to-face classes; continued vigilance needed

While Senator Win Gatchalian welcomed the addition of more schools in the pilot implementation of limited face-to-face classes, he pressed the need for continued vigilance especially as the world monitors the threat of the Omicron variant.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on December, 4, 2021

Gatchalian seeks ramped up vaccination of minors, teachers amid Omicron threat

Senator Win Gatchalian is pressing to accelerate the vaccination of minors and teachers following the global alarm on the COVID-19 variant Omicron.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 11, 2021

Strengthen local school boards as gov’t eyes ‘full devolution’ in 2022

With the national government set to fully devolve basic services and facilities to local government units (LGUs) in 2022, Senator Win Gatchalian says local school boards should be strengthened in their capacity to deliver educational programs and services.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 26, 2021

To DepEd: Fill up thousands of vacant teaching positions

While the Department of Education (DepEd) is seeking an additional P2.58 billion in 2022 to hire 10,000 teachers, more than 30,000 teaching positions are yet to be filled as of September this year.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 18, 2021

Adequate funding needed for Senior High School financial assistance

The Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS-VP) is in peril with its budget facing a looming decline of P.8.7 billion for the next fiscal year, Senator Win Gatchalian said.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 16, 2021

To DepEd: Improve utilization of funds for computerization program

For Senator Win Gatchalian, the education department should ensure that funds are properly used to procure and provide computers for the country’s public schools.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 12, 2021

Accelerate COVID-19 vaccination of teachers with face-to-face classes pilot run

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and local government units (LGUs) to help the Department of Education (DepEd) in accelerating full COVID-19 vaccination coverage among teachers.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 11, 2021

DepEd’s 2022 budget should prioritize safe schools reopening

The 2022 budget of the Department of Education (DepEd) should prioritize the safe reopening of schools, Senator Win Gatchalian said.