Social development

Education and training

$4m pumped into improving nutrition in schools

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) has pledged to spend $4 million this year to provide food to school children by using community-based agricultural products to promote nutrition and education in areas of high poverty and vulnerability. ...

Chhorn Raksmey

Public works ministry asks for Japan’s hand in human resource development

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has asked Japan to keep contributing to overall human resource development, and potentially support the Techo Sen Institute of Public Works and Transport (TSI) in its training of Cambodian engineers in specific skills. ...

Ry Sochan

World Vision Cambodia launches '10,000 Books' campaign for child literacy

World Vision International (Cambodia) has launched a “10,000 Books” campaign for children by calling for public participation to jointly promote reading culture and raise funds to help children in remote areas understand that reading is essential for them. ...

Long Kimmarita

Meals incentive: Gov’t beefing up school feeding programme to curb dropouts

The government has issued a sub-decree which will allocate over $4 million to fund meals in more than 400 schools across 10 provinces in a bid to curb dropouts this year. ...

Hang Punreay

P Sihanouk, Thailand train beach lifeguards

Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities are running a series of training courses on water rescue for the life guards of each of the province’s tourist beaches. With the assistance of the Thai embassy, the workshops began on March 13. ...

Yuth Vireak

Kids encouraged to read ahead of National Reading Day

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) Hang Chuon Naron on Monday urged parents to bring their kids to participate in reading events, read more at home rather than playing games as the National Reading Day approaches. ...

Meas Molika

Japan gifts primary schools, prosthetic limbs in grants

Japan has signed an agreement to provide over $300,000 in grants for the construction of primary school buildings and the procurement of prosthetic limbs and physiotherapy equipment in Oddar Meanchey, Kratie and Phnom Penh. ...

Ry Sochan

Vocational training a key component to Cambodia’s development

Cambodia’s economic success depends on having skilled technicians to meet investors’ demands and labor market needs – and a shortage of human resources could impede the country’s ability to attract the investment it needs. ...

Seng Mengheng

Cambodia, China to expand cooperation in education sector

China’s ambassador to Cambodia Wang Wentian said China and Cambodia will push for closer cooperation in the education sector as the two countries observe the “China-Cambodia Friendship Year” in 2023. ...

Ry Sochan

MLVT to upgrade livelihood of 1.5M poor families

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) is finalising strategies to develop human capital, promote better work conditions, and enhance the livelihood of about 1.5 million poor and vulnerable families. ...

Hong Sovannary

Kingdom-Thailand ties help education sector growth

Growing collaboration between Cambodia and Thailand in education has strengthened the sector in the Kingdom, according to Hangchuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports. ...

Hong Sovannary

KOICA, ChildFund continue partnership in Kratie

The South Korean International Development Agency (KOICA) has agreed to provide more than $1.4 million in assistance to ChildFund Cambodia over the next three years to strengthen the education system for 17 rural primary schools in Chhlong district of Kratie province. ...

Ry Sochan

Free vocational training for 1.5 mil poor students

Prime Minister Hun Sen has said that the government will provide vocational training to 1.5 million poor youth as part of its policy for the upcoming seventh mandate. ...

Torn Vibol

Chanthol seeks quick fix for Cambodia’s lack of engineers

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol asked Thai experts to share knowledge with Cambodian engineers regarding ports, railways and even subways constructions. ...

Sem Pisey

Hun Manet calls for Khmer language class at int’l schools

Hun Manet, a future prime ministerial candidate for the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), requested that the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport cooperate with international private educational institutions to strengthen their Khmer language curriculums, along with increasing instruction in Cambodian ethics and traditions. ...

Neang Sokunthea

ICT seminar for teachers in Kratie and Mondulkiri

With an eye on the future, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) has organised a special training seminar in the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) by school administrators and teachers of multilingual education at the primary level. ...

Nang Veasna

Minister: Agribusiness ripe with opportunities

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina advised students studying economics at CamEd Institute to keep an open mind about what to study and which expertise to acquire, encouraging them to consider agribusiness. ...

Rann Reuy

Health Ministry accelerates vaccinations for students

The Ministry of Health has sped up the vaccination for students in educational institutions across the country by urging parents to bring their children for jabs against Covid-19 because all vaccines have been approved by the World Health Organization. ...

Torn Vibol

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