Social development

Education and training

Minister of Education supports TVET modernization

The Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports supports the initiatives by the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training to modernise the Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501508574/minister-of-education-supports-tvet-modernization/

PM urges universities to boost research cooperation

PM Hun Manet is asking public and private universities to increase cooperation for joint research and mutual study visits with both national and international universities. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501505827/pm-urges-universities-to-boost-research-cooperation/

PM suggests ERA students take responsibility for self-discipline

Prime Minister Hun Manet has reiterated that the Royal School of Administration (ERA), a training school for civil servants and public service officials, must have high standards of discipline, but that its implementation should not need to be strict. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-suggests-era-students-take-responsibility-for-self-discipline

Cambodia’s economic activity up but education needs strengthening for long-term growth

Cambodia’s economic activity picked up in the first quarter of 2024, but the education sector, which sits at the center of development, needs to be strengthened. ...

Ly Rosslan
https://cambojanews.com/cambodias-economic-activity-up-but-education-needs-strengthening-for-long-term-growth/

Primary schools extend study day by 2 hours

With a view to boost the quality of public school education, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport is extending elementary school study time by two hours each day. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501501783/primary-schools-extend-study-day-by-2-hours/

Teachers resume protests against ‘corrupt’ principal

Teachers at Chea Sim Chhouk Va High School in Phnom Penh’s Prek Pnov district returned to protesting once again to demand the removal of school principal Bun Mony and deputy principal Yeu Leang from their leadership posts. ...

Som Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501500239/teachers-resume-protests-against-corrupt-principal/

Quality and safety concerns push parents to private schools

There has been a recent rise noted in parents choosing to send their kids to private schools over public schools, citing quality education and a safe environment safety as being important for students. ...

Kuch Sikol
https://kiripost.com/stories/quality-and-safety-concerns-push-parents-to-private-schools

World Bank to improve education for disadvantaged kids with $79.5M fund

Education across Cambodia is set to receive a boost after the World Bank gave the green light for $79.5 million in additional financing to expand activities that are improving access to quality education nationwide. ...

Marissa Carruthers
https://kiripost.com/stories/world-bank-to-improve-education-for-disadvantaged-kids-with-795m-fund

World Bank approves $79.5 million in financing to strengthen education in Cambodia

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved an additional $79.5 million for the expansion of ongoing activities aimed at improving access to quality education throughout Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501498328/world-bank-approves-79-5-million-in-financing-to-strengthen-education-in-cambodia/

Cambodia, Thailand sign education cooperation

Cambodia and Thailand have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation to prepare technical education teaching and learning. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501486082/cambodia-thailand-sign-education-cooperation/

PM outlines plans to increase education to a full day in 50 primary schools

Authorities have revealed plans to increase primary education from half a day to a full day in 50 schools to increase the level of learning, with calls being made for teachers’ pay to be increased in accordance with the additional time spent teaching. ...

Meas Molika
https://kiripost.com/stories/pm-outlines-plans-to-increase-education-to-a-full-day-in-50-primary-schools

Cambodia to further enhance education for good human capital

Prime Minister Hun Manet has reaffirmed the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC)’s commitment to further enhance the education sector for good human capital for the national benefits. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501466943/cambodia-to-further-enhance-education-for-good-human-capital/

Ministry initiates primary school reading competition

The Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport has instructed all provincial and municipal education departments, school development committees and primary school management committees to organise reading competitions at the primary school level. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501466730/ministry-initiates-primary-school-reading-competition/

IT Academy and ministry support lifelong learning with digital focus

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, in collaboration with the IT Academy STEP Cambodia and DVV International Cambodia, is set to host the first national lifelong learning forum titled “Digital Technology Represents Lifelong Learning Opportunities” on March 28. ...

Bor Pich Zelin
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/it-academy-and-ministry-support-lifelong-learning-with-digital-focus

MoU aims to elevate youth financial literacy

Financial literacy among Cambodia’s youth is slated to receive a boost after an agreement was signed between SOSORO Museum and the Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC) to enhance youth’s educational awareness about their money affairs. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/mou-aims-to-elevate-youth-financial-literacy

SOSORO Museum, ABC sign MoU to promote financial education

In a move to improve financial education in Cambodia, the Preah Srey Içanavarman Museum of Economy and Money (SOSORO) and the Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC) on Wednesday said that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501459548/sosoro-museum-abc-sign-mou-to-promote-financial-education/

Education minister calls for libraries, reading in teacher training schools

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron has called on all teacher training institutions to establish standard libraries and incorporate reading programmes into their curricula to further enhance the capabilities of pedagogical students. ...

Bor Pich Zelin
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/education-minister-calls-for-libraries-reading-in-teacher-training-schools

Ministry conducts Digital School training

The education ministry’s Information Technology Department conducted a recent training course for 200 high school teachers, in order to enhance their use of online teaching resources. ...

Bor Pich Zelin
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-conducts-digital-school-training

European Union and Cambodia launch $53 million technical education initiative

On Tuesday the European Union and the Cambodian government launched four new programs designed to promote sustainability and energy efficiency in the country, including a $53.1 million initiative to improve technical education. ...

Seoung Nimol and Pou Soreachny
https://cambojanews.com/european-union-and-cambodia-launch-53-million-technical-education-initiative/

Ministry urges the establishment of libraries in more schools

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport is pushing for the establishment of libraries in educational institutions across the country to assist students’ with their studies. ...

Ton Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501454167/ministry-urges-the-establishment-of-libraries-in-more-schools/

Minister highlights TVET as path to higher education

Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Heng Sour stated that technical and vocational education training (TVET) serves as a bridge for young people to develop simple skills which can be combined and form a foundation for further studies in college. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-highlights-tvet-as-path-to-higher-education

ANA opens training program on Heritage Education for students in 2024

The Apsara National Authority, in collaboration with the Khmer Cultural Heritage Organization and  the local authority, opened a training program on Heritage Education for students at Hun Sen Prasat Bakong High School, Siem Reap Province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501445291/ana-opens-training-program-on-heritage-education-for-students-in-2024/

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