Social development

Education and training

EU $2billion pledge benefits Cambodia’s education system

The European Union (EU) has pledged €1.7 billion (about $2 billion) to the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) with an objective to help reform education system in 90 countries around the world including Cambodia. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906313/eu-2billion-pledge-benefits-cambodias-education-system/

Deputy PM to sign $3.3 mn grant aid deal with Japan

Japan is granting more than $3.3 million to Cambodia for this year’s Human Resource Development Scholarship. The Exchange of Notes and related documents on the extension of the grant aid will take place today with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn and  ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50901340/deputy-pm-to-sign-3-3-mn-grant-aid-deal-with-japan/

Minister focuses on early education

Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Hang Chuon Naron called on governments in the region to give priority attention to investment in early childhood care and development (ECCD) to achieve their sustainable development goals (SDGs). ...

Voun Dara
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-focuses-early-education

UN urges school reopenings

The UN in Cambodia has encouraged the government to prioritise school reopening as soon as possible to avoid further declines in human capital development. ...

Voun Dara
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/un-urges-school-reopenings

UNESCO Shares knowledge and experience in the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage

In order to build the capacities of staff of the Cambodian Living Arts (CLA), UNESCO was invited to a monthly meeting. The objective of this meeting is to share knowledge and experience with the CLA team by inviting experts and professionals operating in the cultural ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50896486/unesco-shares-knowledge-and-experience-in-the-safeguarding-of-intangible-cultural-heritage/

Cambodia’s Education for Sustainable Development 2030

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in collaboration with UNESCO has organised a consultation workshop on Education for Sustainable Development 2030 in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50888630/cambodias-education-for-sustainable-development-2030/

Education programme for Out-of-School youths

Out-of-School youths and young adults who have not completed their lower secondary education can now do so with the launch of the 282 digitalised videos for teaching and learning for the Non-Formal Education Lower Secondary Equivalency (NFE-LSEP) programme. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50883812/education-programme-for-out-of-school-youths/

Government meeting designs blueprint for schools to reopen

Cambodia’s education sector met for a high-level discussion with the government to forge a path forward for the re-opening of schools.   ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50880795/government-meeting-designs-blueprint-for-schools-to-reopen/

Schools seek gov’t meeting to find ways for reopening

More than 100 private educational institutions have decided to request a meeting with the government to find ways to reopen schools as many of them are facing bankruptcy and on the brink of closing. The decision came during a virtual meeting among them on June ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/schools-seek-govt-meeting-find-ways-reopening

Teachers, parents urged to promote online education

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport continues to advise teachers and parents of students to encourage study through e-learning by accessing lessons from the ministry’s website and social media. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/teachers-parents-urged-promote-online-education

140,000 register for e-Learning app in just one week

The Ministry of Education has announced that 140,000 people have so far registered for the MoEYs-E Learning programme within a week after its official launch. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50857693/140000-register-for-e-learning-app-in-just-one-week/

Cambodia among 17 countries in the world to prioritise vaccination for teachers

Cambodia is among 17 countries in the World to prioritise vaccination for teachers, according to a press release of the Asian Cultural Centre (ACC) AKP received this evening. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50835753/cambodia-among-17-countries-in-the-world-to-prioritise-vaccination-for-teachers/

KOICA $7m grant plans to boost ICT knowledge

A grant of $7 million has been provided by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport for promoting Information and Communications Technology (ICT) use in lower secondary education and enhancing the skills of teachers. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koica-7m-grant-plans-boost-ict-knowledge

Ministry, KAPE set up more internet-connected libraries

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport in partnership with Kampuchea Action to Promote Education (KAPE) is setting up modern libraries equipped with internet connections at 16 schools in Ratanakkiri, Kratie and Tbong Khmum provinces to promote student literacy. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-kape-set-more-internet-connected-libraries

All public and private educational institutions in Cambodia suspended

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports has issued a proclamation announcing the temporary suspension of public and private educational institutions at all levels throughout the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50827832/all-public-and-private-educational-institutions-in-cambodia-suspended/

Japan provides more support for Cambodia’s education and agriculture sectors

The Government of Japan has agreed to provide $754,321 to support the areas of education and agriculture in Cambodia, under the framework, The Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50813783/japan-provides-more-support-for-cambodias-education-and-agriculture-sectors/

Literacy rates ‘increase significantly’

Literacy rates in Cambodia have “increased significantly”, according to the General Population Census of Cambodia 2019 issued on Tuesday. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50807840/literacy-rates-increase-significantly/

School meal programme continues

The government and development partners are working to expand a school meal programme to help increase enrolment, attendance and graduation rates while improving children’s access to nutrition to better facilitate their education. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/school-meal-programme-continues

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