Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III mentioned the enactment into legislation of the free school schooling invoice will present the wanted increase not only for college students however even in the authorities’s conflict towards poverty.
“With this law, our country will have a bigger pool of skilled professionals who are necessary for the development of a modern economy,” he mentioned in hailing Friday the signing into legislation the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act.
The measure, already signed by President Duterte, will present free tuition and different faculty charges for college students of state universities and faculties (SUCs).
It can even pave for higher pathways out of poverty for many Filipino households, mentioned Pimentel.
“A college diploma is the most decisive tool a Filipino can carry in the struggle to give his or her family a better life and Pres. Duterte has just given every Filipino the means to have it,” he mentioned.
“I have always believed that education is the great equalizer. I am where I am today because of my education,” Pimentel added.
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