LEGARDA PUSHES FOR THE MAGNA CARTA OF PRIVATE SCHOOL TEACHERS

July 8, 2022

Four-term Senator Loren Legarda highlighted the importance of passing a Magna Carta of Private School Teachers to safeguard the rights and welfare of the teaching force in private institutions. 
She has filed Senate Bill 3, which aims to improve the social and economic status of private school teachers by protecting their rights and providing security of tenure and permanence, which assures the stability of their employment. The proposed measure also provides guidelines on compensation, leave, and retirement benefits, as well as […]

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LEGARDA BATS FOR ADDITIONAL BENEFITS, PROTECTION FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS

July 7, 2022

LEGARDA BATS FOR ADDITIONAL BENEFITS, PROTECTION FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS
Senator Loren Legarda underscored the important role of teachers in the development of the youth and society upon filing Senate Bill No. 2, which seeks to amend specific provisions of Republic Act No. 4670 or the Magna Carta for Public School Teachers to provide additional benefits and protection to teaching and non-teaching personnel in public schools all over the country.
Among the significant amendments under SBN 2 is the provision of security […]

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LEGARDA PUSHES FOR BILL PROVIDING COMPUTER TABLETS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS

July 6, 2022

Senator Loren Legarda underscored the importance of providing quality education for all Filipino students and helping them cope with the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic as she filed Senate Bill No. 1 or the “One Tablet, One Student Act of 2022”.
The proposed measure aims to give each elementary and secondary level student in public schools, as well as those enrolled in State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), a tablet to help them adapt to the online learning system being […]

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LEGARDA FILES FIRST 10 PROPOSED BILLS IN 19TH CONGRESS

July 4, 2022

Senator Loren Legarda has filed her first ten (10) proposed legislative measures in the 19th Congress today.
Having served as a senator for 18 years, she was the first to file among the 24 incumbent and newly-elected senators in accordance with the principle of seniority in the Senate.
“We just filed the first batch of our priority bills today, which are mostly zeroed in on the edification of the country’s education and livelihood system. We prioritized these measures as we believe they […]

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LEGARDA THANKS COLLEAGUES AS SHE ENDS TERM AS ANTIQUE REP; VOWS TO CONTINUE CRAFTING POLICIES IN SENATE TO HELP IMPROVE LIVES OF FILIPINOS

June 30, 2022

On her last day as Representative of the Lone District of Antique, Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda expressed her pleasure in serving the Filipino people as a member of the House of Representatives over the past three years.
“I am grateful to have served the Filipino people, most especially my fellow Antiqueños, alongside my honorable and hardworking colleagues whose hearts I have witnessed to care for visions of the best for our countrymen and empowering our people,” she said.
During her stint at […]

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