Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a resolution seeking a Senate inquiry on the status of the implementation of the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013 (Republic Act No. 10627) to address the alarming incidence of bullying in the country’s schools to recommend policy and legislative interventions for its effective enforcement.
A language spoken in a particular region is FIlipinos’ least preferred medium of instruction for Grades 1 to 3, results of a Pulse Asia survey commissioned by Senator Win Gatchalian show.
Senator Win Gatchalian will receive today the honorary degree of Doctor of Education, honoris causa, from the Philippine Normal University (PNU).
Lack of classrooms. Based on the results of a Pulse Asia survey commissioned by Senator Win Gatchalian, more than half of Filipinos think this is the top issue that the Department of Education (DepEd) should immediately address.
Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking the strict enforcement of the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013 (Republic Act No. 10627) to address the alarming incidence of bullying in the country’s schools, which is linked to poor learner performance.
Amidst on-going efforts to transform the basic education sector to make it more resilient and innovative, Senator Win Gatchalian pointed to the potential of the social media platform for continuous delivery of education especially in the face of shocks like the COVID-19 pandemic.
When the Department of Education (DepEd) releases its basic education report at the end of this month, Senator Win Gatchalian expects an honest to goodness assessment, including concrete steps forward to address the crisis hounding the sector.
Most middle-income taxpayers can expect to have higher take-home pay starting this year courtesy of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, said Senator Win Gatchalian who helped in crafting the law.
While the Private Education Assistance Committee (PEAC) is urging the government not to marginalize private schools, Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking a Senate inquiry on the complementary roles of public and private schools to achieve the country’s national objectives and sustainable development goals in education.