Social development

Education and training

Schools to be reopened in ‘three stages’

With guidance from Prime Minister Hun Sen, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, is in the process of reopening schools in three stages. But no timeline has been set, ministry spokesperson Ros Soveacha said on Thursday. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/schools-be-reopened-three-stages

Cambodia to delay school opening till year’s end

Cambodia’s Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport will delay school openings and high school graduation examinations until the end of the year to prevent a second wave of COVID-19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50737447/cambodia-to-delay-school-opening-till-years-end/

New centre to boost digital learning in the Kingdom

The Ministry of Education yesterday opened a centre for digital and distance learning at the capital’s Preah Sisowath High School. The construction of the centre, which will serve as a studio for producing educational videos and a venue for digital forums, seeks to advance virtual ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50736895/new-centre-to-boost-digital-learning-in-the-kingdom/

TVET boosts employability, 200,000 benefit: Hun Sen

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced in a statement on Saturday that 200,000 citizens have had their skills and employability boosted after receiving training through the technical vocational education and training policy since 2017. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50733709/tvet-boosts-employability-200000-benefit-hun-sen/

Offline digital learning for easy access

ChildFund Cambodia, an international childrens’ organisation has signed an agreement  with the Education Ministry to launch a digital learning system in rural areas. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50733328/offline-digital-learning-for-easy-access/

Ministry improves non-formal education for disadvantaged children

Local authorities on Monday were urged to expend efforts to improve children’s access to quality non-formal learning as the Ministry of Education said it has produced videos that particularly target its learners. ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50732128/ministry-improves-non-formal-education-for-disadvantaged-children/

E-literacy programme launched for out-of-school youth

Cambodia has launched a so-called Distance Learning of Literacy and Beep Teaching Video to promote literacy among out-of-school youth amidst COVID-19 threat. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726374/e-literacy-programme-launched-for-out-of-school-youth/

Private education sector reports 50 percent paycut

The president of the Federation of Education Services in Cambodia (FESC) has said that the government needs to expand the scope of its COVID-19 response package to include the private education sector. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50725372/private-education-sector-reports-50-percent-paycut/

Anti-drug push for schools

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, in collaboration with the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) and related partner organisations are preparing educational documents in an effort to prevent and control illicit drug use in schools. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/anti-drug-push-schools

Think! Think! free online classes launched by MoEYS and JICA

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) in cooperation with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have officially launched Think! Think! to provide free online classes to young pupils. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50716666/think-think-free-online-classes-launched-by-moeys-and-jica/

COVID-19 remote learning hurdles for students with disabilities

With the coronavirus pandemic sweeping through nations worldwide, the Kingdom has not been spared, reporting over 100 cases as of yesterday. As Cambodia scrambles to prevent another wave of infections, the government decided to shutter schools nationwide – a drastic measure that matches the scale ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50715578/covid-19-remote-learning-hurdles-for-students-with-disabilities/

E-Learning moves to TV

The Education Ministry yesterday started airing distance learning progra- mmes or e-Learning on the National Television of Kampuchea and some cable TV channels for students in the capital and provinces throughout the country. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50715186/e-learning-moves-to-tv/

Education Ministry postpones exams over coronavirus

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has decided to postpone secondary and high school exams in response to the pandemic. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50711143/education-ministry-postpones-exams-over-coronavirus/

Private schools struggling

The Cambodian Higher Education Association has claimed that 113 private educational establishments are facing bankruptcy because of their inability to pay rent and staff salaries in light of nationwide school closures caused by the Covid-19 outbreak. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/private-schools-struggling

School’s out for the year but studying and exams to go on

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has postponed secondary and high school examinations this year to contain Covid-19 infections. In a letter on Wednesday the ministry said: “In the 2019-2020 academic year, the Ministry of Education will continue implementing new reforms to all kinds ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/schools-out-year-studying-and-exams-go

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/

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