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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
Significance of vocational skills in Cambodia reiterated
Prime Minister Hun Sen has once again reminded the public to pay attention to vocational skills. ...
Khmer Times Staff
MoEYS cooperates with KOICA in improvement of ICT capacity for teachers in Kandal
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) cooperated with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to increase ICT capacity for lower secondary education teachers in Kandal. ...
Khmer Times Staff
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...