Gatchalian bats for teachers’ higher salaries to uplift morale

Re-electionist Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking to increase teachers’ salaries to uplift their morale and to motivate more students to join the country’s teaching force.   In a forum hosted by the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) entitled “Ang Senador at ang Edukasyon,” Gatchalian shared his proposal on how to increase teachers’ salaries, especially at […]

Gatchalian: Future workers should be equipped with skills needed for post-pandemic recovery

Reforms in the country’s education system should focus on equipping future workers with skills needed for the Fourth Industrial Revolution which will be crucial to post-pandemic recovery, Senator Win Gatchalian said.   According to a December 2021 Discussion Paper by state think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), 62% of the country’s workers have […]

Gatchalian reiterates importance of pediatric COVID-19 vaccination in reopening schools

Senator Win Gatchalian has emphasized the importance of vaccinating all eligible learners to further ensure the safe resumption of face-to-face classes nationwide.   Gatchalian reiterated that based on available data and the advice of experts, children aged 5 to 11 will benefit from COVID-19 vaccines which are proven to prevent severe disease, hospitalization, and death. […]

Gatchalian vows push to education sector’s recovery from pandemic’s impact

Re-electionist Senator Win Gatchalian has vowed to prioritize the recovery of the country’s education sector from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.   According to Gatchalian, who is currently serving as the chairman of the Senate Committee on Basic Education, Arts and Culture, he will continue to push for the safe reopening of schools […]

Gatchalian urges NTF, LGUs: Work with schools in vaccinating kids aged 5 to 11

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 and local government units (LGUs) to work with schools in rolling out the vaccination of children aged 5 to 11.   For the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Basic Education, Arts and Culture, working with schools would help in efficiently identifying, organizing, […]

EDCOM II to prevent collapse of country’s education system, end learning crisis

The Senate has approved on third and final reading a bill that seeks the creation of the Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM II). For Senator Win Gatchalian, this is a crucial step forward in addressing the country’s education crisis and preventing the collapse of the education system.   Under Senate Bill No. 2485, the […]

Gatchalian backs progressive expansion of face-to-face classes

Senator Win Gatchalian backs the progressive expansion of limited face-to-face classes in areas under Alert Levels 1 and 2, calling the move a crucial next step in the recovery of the basic education sector from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.   President Rodrigo Duterte recently approved the recommendation of the Department of Education (DepEd) […]

Gatchalian wants to tap college volunteers as tutors in proposed nationwide remedial program

In rolling out a learning recovery program to address learning loss amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Win Gatchalian is proposing tapping college students as tutors.   Under Senate Bill No. 2355 or the Academic Recovery and Accessible Learning (ARAL) Program Act, which Gatchalian filed last year, tertiary level students may volunteer as tutors provided that […]

Gatchalian: CCF Life Academy to bring international education opportunities to more Filipinos

The CCF Life Academy Foundation, Inc. is now officially recognized as an educational institution of international character with the signing of Republic Act No. 11638. Senator Win Gatchalian, sponsor and co-author of the measure, says the law expands opportunities for Filipino learners and their families to access international education.   “Recognizing CCF Life Academy as […]