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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 15, 2022

November as National Reading Month

Senator Win Gatchalian is proposing to declare November of every year as the National Reading Month, which will be celebrated with nationwide reading programs.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 10, 2022

Math and Science high schools in all provinces

Amidst the global celebration of the World Science Day for Peace and Development today, November 10, Senator Win Gatchalian continues to push for the establishment of public math and science high schools in all provinces nationwide.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 9, 2022

Return to full face-to-face classes; optional wearing of masks

A week after the opening of full face-to-face classes, Senator Win Gatchalian lauded the Department of Education (DepEd) for the successful return of full in-person classes, a move that he says is crucial to the recovery of the basic education sector from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 8, 2022

Proper teaching of GMRC, Values Education

Amid the nationwide celebration of Filipino Values Month, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to ensure the proper teaching of Good Manners and Right Conduct (GMRC) and Values Education in the country's basic education schools.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 5, 2022

On National Children’s Month: Pandemic recovery should uphold children’s welfare

Amid the nationwide celebration of National Children’s Month this November, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the government to ensure that the country’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will uphold the welfare of children.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 2, 2022

Creation of National Public School Database

Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking the creation of a National Public School Database to promote an easier and seamless access to education for the public through a streamlined enrollment process.