Senator Win Gatchalian is alarmed that nearly 10 years after the K to 12 law (Republic Act No. 10533) institutionalized Mother-Tongue Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE), a study has found that less than only 10% of the country's schools is ready to effectively implement the program.
Amid the nationwide celebration of the Local Government Month, Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing to strengthen the involvement of local government units (LGUs) in improving the delivery and quality of basic education.
Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill that will require the teaching of financial literacy in elementary, secondary, and tertiary levels, including technical-vocational institutions.
Amid the celebration of World Mental Health Day today, October 10, Senator Win Gatchalian is reiterating his push to institutionalize mental health services in public and private schools nationwide.
A cut of more than P100 million on the National Academy of Sports’ (NAS) operations budget will hamper the recruitment of student-athletes, Senator Win Gatchalian flagged.
Upholding quality teacher education and training entails the proper implementation of the landmark Excellence in Teacher Education Act (Republic Act No. 11713), which Gatchalian sponsored during the 18th Congress and was signed into law last April.
Senator Win Gatchalian will seek additional funding for next year’s higher education programs to ensure that qualified students will not be deprived of free college education and financial assistance.
Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing to have separate line items for the budgets of the Alternative Learning System (ALS) and Special Education (SPED).
Senator Win Gatchalian is proposing that local government units (LGUs) be given the task of constructing classrooms to efficiently address the shortage nationwide.