Education and training

Development and assistance for education

UNESCO highlights education contribution amid school closures

UNESCO yesterday highlighted its role in supporting education initiatives in the Kingdom amid school closures caused by the COVID-19 global outbreak. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50710021/710021/

Healthy meals on the way for rural students in Kingdom

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica) will provide $10 million to the Ministry of Education to implement a five-year Home Grown School Feeding project, which will benefit approximately 65,000 students and about 750 farming families. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/healthy-meals-way-rural-students-kingdom

Unicef promotes e-learning scheme

UNICEF has scaled up support in 145 countries, including Cambodia, to help children continue their studies after school closures around the world due to Covid-19. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unicef-promotes-e-learning-scheme

Japan funds construction of clean water system and school buildings in Cambodia

Japanese government has provided grant assistance of nearly US$400,000 to Cambodia, under its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (KUSANONE Grant). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50703909/japan-funds-construction-of-clean-water-system-and-school-buildings-in-cambodia/

Japan provides aid for schools, water facility in rural areas

Four provinces yesterday received nearly $400,000 in aid from the Japanese government to construct schools and infrastructure, according to the Japanese embassy in Phnom Penh. ...

Srey Kumneth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50703678/japan-provides-aid-for-schools-water-facility-in-rural-areas/

Students get free e-education app

The Cambodian Union of Youth Federations (CUYF) has teamed up with E-school Cambodia to deliver free of charge online learning for grades 1 to 12 to keep learning on track amid Kingdom-wide school closures. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/students-get-free-e-education-app

Japan, Cambodia boost bilateral ties

Foreign Affairs Ministry undersecretary of state Chea Kimtha and Japanese director-general for Southeast Asian Affairs Hiroshi Ishikawa held a meeting yesterday to bolster cooperation between the two countries. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50702465/japan-cambodia-boost-bilateral-ties/

Education Ministry and partners launch #ReadEveryDay campaign

In the spirit of nurturing the love for reading, a nationwide campaign dubbed #ReadEveryDay was initiated by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, in collaboration with the Asia Foundation and other partners. ...

Anith Adilah Othman
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50699624/education-ministry-and-partners-launch-readeveryday-campaign

BIN & TGB Charity support children’s education in Cambodia

TGB Charity, a subsidiary charity brand of BBIN, partnered with Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) this year and donated US$40,000 to various educational projects to support vulnerable children in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50697539/bin-tgb-charity-support-childrens-education-in-cambodia

Gov’t teams up with Sweden, Unicef to revamp education

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport on Wednesday launched the Quality and Inclusive Education Support Partnership, an initiative supported by Sweden and Unicef that aims to enhance access to education for children in the Kingdom, particularly from disadvantaged communities. Running from 2020 to 2023, the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-teams-sweden-unicef-revamp-education

Japan donates $500K for B’bang education

In an agreement signed at the Embassy of Japan in Phnom Penh on Tuesday, Shanti Volunteer Association (SVA) received a $529,068 grant from from the Japanese government to carry out its projects aimed at improving early childhood education in Battambang. In a press release, the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-donates-500k-bbang-education

Ministry approves computer budget for schools

The Finance Ministry has approved a budget for the Education, Youth and Sport Ministry to spend on computers and printers for public schools. Finance Minister Aun Pornoniroth in a letter on Friday said the budget is to facilitate a part of the Education Ministry’s reform ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50572826/ministry-approves-computer-budget-for-schools/

Preah Vihear’s teachers barred from tutoring

Teachers in Preah Vihear province and the Cambodian Independent Teachers’ Association (Cita) have denounced a letter issued on Tuesday by the provincial education department banning teachers from tutoring on Sundays and public holidays. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihears-teachers-barred-tutoring

Dropouts to get online education scheme

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport is working in conjunction with Unesco and the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) to launch an internet-based education programme for Cambodian youths in grades seven to nine who have dropped out of school. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dropouts-get-online-education-scheme

RUPP seal Sweden’s $10M funding

The Swedish Embassy in Cambodia signed a memorandum of understanding with the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) on Wednesday to fund a high-quality training and research institute. The agreement is worth in the region of $10 million for a four-year pilot phase focusing on ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rupp-seal-swedens-10m-funding

Government leads joint programme with EU, strengthening an education sector

The EU on Wednesday launched the new phase of a multi-agency supported programme aimed at strengthening the Kingdom’s education sector. The Capacity Development Partnership Fund (CDPF), which was started in 2011, has entered its third and final phase which will cost $27 million over four ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-leads-joint-programme-eu-strengthening-education-sector

Budget boosts for health and education

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said the government will increase the budget for the health and education ministries in next year’s national budget to improve the welfare of people.​ ...

Ven Rathavong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50523127/budget-boosts-for-health-and-education/

Education grant targets disadvantaged children

The Education Ministry’s Capacity Development Partnership Fund has accepted another multimillion dollar grant from the Global Partnership for Education in order to improve the quality of education for students lacking economic support. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50498655/education-grant-targets-disadvantaged-children/

Higher education reform gets $90M

Cambodia’s higher education sector – which education officials last month said lacks a clear vision – will undergo improvements under a six-year project financed by a $90 million no-interest loan from the World Bank. ...

Yesenia Amaro
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/higher-education-reform-gets-90m

Japan funds education and health

The Japanese government yesterday provided grant assistance worth nearly $350,000 to support IT education for disabled young Cambodians, as well as the construction of hospital buildings in three provinces across the kingdom. The agreement was signed at the Japanese embassy in Phnom Penh yesterday afternoon between ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50108990/japan-funds-education-and-health/

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