by Win Gatchalian on June, 5, 2021

On vaccinating minors: Address hesitancy among parents, guardians

With the government eyeing to start the vaccination of 29 million Filipinos in the pediatric sector by September or October this year, Senator Win Gatchalian says boosting parents’ confidence in COVID-19 vaccines becomes critical amidst persisting hesitancy among Filipino adults.

by Win Gatchalian on June, 4, 2021

To teachers: Register, get vaccinated against COVID-19

With the COVID-19 vaccination program opening up to the A4 priority list, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging teachers and non-teaching staff to register with their local government units and receive their jabs.

by Win Gatchalian on May, 31, 2021

Bill ensuring equal opportunities for learners breezes through third reading

The Senate has approved on third and final reading a bill that would institute services for learners with disabilities in support of inclusive education. For Senator Win Gatchalian, sponsor and co-author of the measure, this is a major step forward in ensuring that learners with disabilities are not left behind in the basic education sector’s better normal.

by Win Gatchalian on May, 28, 2021

Drug abuse prevention program in Grades 7-12 subjects needed

Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill that aims to integrate a drug abuse prevention program in Grades 7 to 12 subjects under the K to 12 Basic Education System.

by Win Gatchalian on May, 24, 2021

Higher teaching supplies allowance needed even beyond pandemic

While the Department of Education (DepEd) eyes home-based learning even when the pandemic is over, Senator Win Gatchalian says increasing teaching supplies allowance would give teachers relief on expenses related to distance learning.

by Win Gatchalian on May, 20, 2021

Include teens in COVID-19 vaccination program

Senator Win Gatchalian hailed the government’s plans to include teenagers in the COVID-19 vaccination program, a move that the lawmaker says would boost the basic education sector’s return to normalcy and the safe reopening of schools.

by Win Gatchalian on May, 18, 2021

Improved Free Tuition Law implementation raised on Nat’l Higher Education Day

Amidst the nationwide celebration of the first ‘National Higher Education Day,’ Senator Win Gatchalian raised again the need to improve the implementation of the ‘Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act’ (Republic Act 10931) or the Free Tuition Law which will ensure continued education for 1.3 million students.

by Win Gatchalian on May, 17, 2021

Inquiry needed on gaps hounding Filipino Sign Language use for deaf education

While access to learning remains a challenge for learners and teachers with disabilities amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking an inquiry on the status of using the Filipino Sign Language (FSL) as the language of instruction of deaf education under the K to 12 basic education system.

by Win Gatchalian on May, 16, 2021

More vaccinations, less infections to boost confidence on safe schools reopening

To help boost public confidence on the resumption of face-to-face classes in low-risk areas, Senator Win Gatchalian said it is crucial to contain the spread of COVID-19 and inoculate more people against the virus.