by Win Gatchalian on March, 31, 2023

Boost K to 12 graduates’ readiness to meet labor market demands

Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill to help address the mismatch between the skills of K to 12 graduates and the demands of the labor market.

by Win Gatchalian on March, 30, 2023

Bill to create National Education Council refiled

To improve the harmonization of policies between the three education sub-sectors of the country, Senator Win Gatchalian has refiled a bill that seeks to create the National Education Council (NEDCO).

by Win Gatchalian on March, 15, 2023

Increase HIV awareness among children, adolescents

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Education (DepEd) to step up efforts on raising the youth’s awareness on the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

by Win Gatchalian on March, 14, 2023

More STEM students needed to meet demand for civil engineers

To meet the country’s demand for civil engineers amidst a projected boom in the country’s private construction industry, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the need to entice more students to take up the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) strand in senior high school.

by Win Gatchalian on March, 13, 2023

EDCOM II to address K-12 curriculum woes

The Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM II) will study challenges hounding the K to 12 curriculum, including the implementation of the Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) and the spiral progression approach, Senator Win Gatchalian said.

by Win Gatchalian on March, 12, 2023

Give adolescent mothers second chance to continue education

Aside from sustaining the effort to curb teenage pregnancy through effective reproductive health education, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed that it is equally important for the government to support the reintegration of adolescent mothers to the education system.

by Win Gatchalian on March, 6, 2023

Nationwide learning recovery program to be rolled out soon

Following the Senate’s third and final reading approval of the Academic Recovery and Accessible Learning (ARAL) Program Act (Senate Bill No. 1604), learners nationwide will soon have access to well-systematized tutorial sessions and well-designed intervention plans that will address pandemic-related learning loss, Senator Win Gatchalian said.

by Win Gatchalian on March, 3, 2023

Underutilization of Special Education Fund flagged

Though local government units have been seeking additional support for education funding, Senator Win Gatchalian flagged that the utilization of the Special Education Fund (SEF) remains low.

by Win Gatchalian on February, 25, 2023

Protect teachers from unfair debt collection practices

While Vice President and Secretary of Education Sara Duterte said she is looking forward to partnering with the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) to solve teachers’ loan obligations and contracts, Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the passage of a measure that prohibits unfair and abusive debt collection practices.