Social development

Education and training

School dropouts gain hope through Beep programmes

The ministries of Education; Labour and Vocational Training, and Unesco continue to collaborate on the four-year Basic Education Equivalency Programme (Beep) 2020-23 which has so far benefitted more than 2,000 school dropouts across the 15 provinces, of which nearly 30 per cent are female. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/school-dropouts-gain-hope-through-beep-programmes

Ministry reveals action plan goals

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has set goals for its fourth phase of action plans to meet Sustainable Development Goals based on the principles of quality, equity, inclusiveness and lifelong learning by 2030. Ministry spokesman Dy Kamboly spoke of the goals during a ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-reveals-action-plan-goals

New Generation School to expand nationwide

The Education Ministry yesterday said it has plans to expand its New Generation School programme to all public schools by 2030 to strengthen learning in the digital age. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50689591/new-generation-school-to-expand-nationwide

Educational reforms unveiled

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron said reforms to the education curriculum is aimed at raising its standards and quality to compete with countries in the region that exhibited better academic performance. In a lecture to trainee teachers at the National Institute ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/educational-reforms-unveiled

Scores fainted in Tboung Khmum high school: Officials

Scores of high school students in Tboung Khmum province fainted over the weekend due to high temperatures and personal health factors, authorities said. Deputy provincial governor Hak Sok Makara yesterday said 41 students at Kroch Chhmar High School fainted during classes on Friday and Saturday, ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50681282/scores-fainted-in-tboung-khmum-high-school-officials

Alternative education programme to expand to 15 provinces

The Basic Education Equivalency Programme has plans to expand centres to 15 provinces so online education can be provided to drop out students who want to finish Grade 9. According to a Unesco report, BEEP was initially launched in Phnom Penh in February last year. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50680053/alternative-education-programme-to-expand-to-15-provinces

Kingdom expands school feeding programmes

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron said on Monday that with the government’s long-standing partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP) and many other partners, Cambodia is now preparing its school feeding implementation to be fully homegrown.​ Speaking on the sidelines of ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-expands-school-feeding-programmes

Thousands of students benefit from school meals programme

An Education Ministry statement yesterday said the government, with support from the UN World Food Programme and development partners, implemented the school feeding programme in 1,167 primary schools through which 260,000 children received breakfast, about 8,000 children got funds to buy food and about 5,000 ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50666011/thousands-of-students-benefit-from-school-meals-programme/

Photo of pupils learning outside prompts action

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday ordered National Committee for Disaster Management first vice-president Kun Kim to visit O’Chunh Primary School in Teuk Kraham commune’s Sen Rung Roeung I village in Choam Ksan district, Preah Vihear province, after images of students studying in tents went ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/photo-pupils-learning-outside-prompts-action

Tuol Kork special needs teachers resign

Two Tuol Kork Primary School teachers who taught students with special needs tendered their resignation, citing low salaries and not being recognised by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport as the reasons. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tuol-kork-special-needs-teachers-resign

PM tells Royal Academy to up PhD standards

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday instructed the Royal Academy of Cambodia to carefully scrutinise post-graduate candidates as he said the number of Cambodian PhD students was “too high”, with the Kingdom recording one of the highest ratios of PhD holders in the world. Hun ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-tells-royal-academy-phd-standards

New Generation Pedagogical Research Centre inaugurated

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport on Thursday inaugurated the New Generation Pedagogical Research Centre (NGPRC), located at the National Institute of Education.​​ ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-generation-pedagogical-research-centre-inaugurated

Japan grants $190K for environment education

The government of Japan, via its embassy in Cambodia, granted more than $190,000 on Tuesday to Nature Centre Risen, an NGO for environmental education at kindergarten and secondary schools in the Kingdom. The grant is for the project, “Realisation of Sustainable Life Environment through the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-grants-190k-environment-education

Cambodia lagging in English proficiency: index

Despite massive efforts to improve the English language skills of its people, Cambodia still lags behind much of the world. The annual English Proficiency Index, released this week, ranked the Kingdom 94th out of 100 countries included in the study. ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50659171/cambodia-lagging-in-english-proficiency-index/

Cambodia must recognise urgency of developing skilled workforce

The structural economic issues facing the Kingdom will need greater institutional collaboration, according to Vongsey Vissoth, Permanent Secretary of State at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, who sees a lack of economic diversification and competitiveness as key issues to overcome. ...

Gerald Flynn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50658956/cambodia-must-recognise-urgency-of-developing-skilled-workforce/

PM calls on ministry to speed up education reforms

Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed the Education Ministry to step up its efforts in increasing the quality of education for all students in the Kingdom so they can land good careers later in life. Mr Hun Sen made the instruction in a recording released yesterday ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50655496/pm-calls-on-ministry-to-speed-up-education-reforms/

More teachers to be deployed at schools

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said the government had reached a quorum to deploy 3,600 teachers at schools that lack teaching personnel and will continue to improve teachers’ quality and raise their standards of living. Speaking at the 22nd Teachers’ Day celebration at the National ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-teachers-be-deployed-schools

Ministry forms committee as students protest exam results

The Education Ministry has formed a committee tasked with addressing complaints from students who failed the national high school exam and demanded a review of their grades. A ministry press statement issued yesterday acknowledged that many students have protested the results of the exam and filed ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50642929/ministry-forms-committee-as-students-protest-exam-results/

Literacy linked with life skill

Every year, the world celebrates 8th of September as the International Literacy Day, to recognize the important role of literacy as the basis for poverty reduction, democratization, and sustainable development. International evidence demonstrates that literacy improves the quality of people’s lives as literate people are capable ...

Khmer Time Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50641073/literacy-linked-with-life-skill/

Students welcome ‘School Learning Gardens’ in Siem Reap

More than 100 enthusiastic students, teachers and community members welcomed the launch of “School Learning Gardens” at Trapeang Svay Primary School in Siem Reap province’s Angkor Thom district on Wednesday. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/students-welcome-school-learning-gardens-siem-reap

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