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Chinese-aided school building inaugurated in NW Cambodia’s remote area

A Chinese-aided school building was inaugurated on Saturday in a remote area here in northwest Cambodia, giving hopes for better education to children in this rural area, officials said. ...

Khmer Times Staff

More than 300 students educated on the conservation, development of Angkor

The APSARA Authority organized a workshop on Management, Conservation and Development of Angkor Area and educated more than 300 students from the Royal University of Agriculture. ...

Khmer Times Staff

TVET Day boosts human resources with skills development

TVET Day will become a new opportunity for Cambodia to build up human resources with knowledge, skills, morality and high productivity which will be a potential to attract both domestic and foreign investors, especially large manufacturers to invest in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

More than 2,000 diplomas to be handed out by PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen is scheduled to preside over the handing out of diplomas to more than 2,000 students graduating from the Royal School of Administration. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Moon Pich: From cowherd to naval graduate

A former cowherd from Kampong Chhnang province attracted public attention recently when he posted several pictures of himself with US President Joe Biden and his grandmother at his recent graduation ceremony from the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland – in part due to the ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Students at Battambang orphanage granted scholarships

Students from the St. Anne Orphanage were granted scholarships to attend Don Bosco Vithayalai in Battambang, Cambodia, thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Post-Covid school reopenings see drop in returning students

Poverty is stopping several students from returning to schools post-Covid times, say school authorities. The pandemic had affected millions of families across the country, but children suffered the most. ...

Yim Sreylin

Boys more at risk of dropping out of school at secondary levels

Rochom Sokha, 19, decided to drop out of school last year when he was in grade eight. Now, he is farming with his family in his hometown to help support them, as his four younger siblings are still in school. ...

Ngay Nai

Gov’t vows to promote early childhood education

The Ministry of Education has set priorities to promote early childhood education and human resource development in the country. ...

Yim Sreylin

Minister: Cambodia makes good progress in education reform

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron stated that during the past five years of education reform, the ministry has established two models: New Generation Schools (NGS) and the introduction of an effective school-based management system.   ...

Voun Dara

Ministry plans to boost primary school education awareness

Ministry of Education plans to increase primary education awareness as the target number of children registering to study in primary school is declining. The registration target of 63.2 percent of children was not reached with only 61.1 percent registering in 2020-2021 and dropping to 59.58 ...

Yim Sreylin

UK envoy joins fundraiser for Battambang art school

Britain’s Ambassador to Cambodia took part in celebrations in Phnom Penh to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne – the longest serving monarch in British history. ...

Chhun Sunly

Education ministry seeks donations for national student contests

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport called for more donations from local and international donors to inventivise outstanding students in Khmer literatures, mathematics and physics, ahead of the national contest in these three subjects scheduled for June.​ ...

Post Staff

Information ministry to create e-book on new lexicon

The Ministry of Information will create an e-book on new media-related words already approved by the National Council of Khmer Language (NCKL) at the Royal Academy of Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Education institutions to churn out skilled workforce to meet demand

Cambodia needs a skilled workforce to meet the market demands of today and tomorrow and this is seriously lacking and becoming a major concern, especially when it is much needed to keep pace with the national growth and developments. ...

Tith Kongnov

Ministry announces this year’s high school examination dates

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has set November 14 as the date for this year’s high school exams. Students will be able to submit their applications – through their high schools – for the entirety of the month of May. ...

Mom Kunthear

NACD trains staff for new drug rehabilitation centre

The National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD), along with the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration, began a four-day training seminar for the staff of the province’s new national rehabilitation centre on April 4.   ...

Voun Dara

Cambodian children experience extensive “learning loss” during pandemic

Cambodia’s Ministry of Education and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday jointly revealed alarming new findings about learning loss experienced by Cambodian students during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry urges on-the-job skill training for journalists

A senior Ministry of Information official urged journalists to take advantage of the information age by continuing to study and improve their skills. In depth, up-to-date knowledge is required to provide comprehensive information to the public, he said. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

650 civil servants get digital tech training

The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications’ Cambodia Academy of Digital Technology has announced that it provided digital skills training for 650 civil servants between November and March, offering certificates upon completion that it says will prove their digital competency. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

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