About James Michael Uaminal

James Michael Uaminal is working as a staff researcher at the Senate of the Philippines. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Law and BA in Political Science degree from UP Cebu.

South Asia Studies

The students who are left behind: pandemic-induced gap year in the Philippines


In the Philippines, it was reported that for school year 2020-2021 (“the pandemic school year”) around three (3) million learners opted not to enroll or continue their education at the basic education level. For context, this number is almost equal to the entire population of Quezon City (2.94 Million), a highly urbanized city in Metro […]