Education and training

Education and training policy and administration

Grade 12 exam postponed to Dec 27

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has set December 27 as the new date for high school diploma examination. The Grade 12 exam was originally scheduled for December 6. ...

Ry Sochan

MoEYS placing strong emphasis on youth empowerment policies

The Kingdom of Cambodia regards youth as a key resource and the most valuable asset for economic, social, cultural and environmental development, as well as for the maintenance of peace in the present and the future. ...

Post Staff

Sihanoukville to reopen five schools on September 13

Kouch Chamroeun, Governor of Preah Sihanouk Province, chaired a meeting to discuss the implementation of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports’ guidelines on teaching and learning in bulk for public educational institutions and Private in Preah Sihanouk Province, low risk, with the participation of ...

Khmer Times Staff

Areas safe to reopen schools to be mapped

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has given its municipal and provincial department two weeks to put together a report detailing which schools in their territory can safely reopen because of low Covid-19 transmission in their localities, while some schools are pushing to reopen ...

Mom Kunthear

Ministry of Education releases guidelines for in-person classes

As the Ministry of Education permits the reopening of classes in low-risk areas, new guidelines were introduced to prevent the spread of Covid-19, especially the Delta Variant. The Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, Hang Chuon Naron, released guidelines for in-person classes in public and ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministries give lecture on environmental diplomacy

The National Institute of Diplomacy and International Relations (NIDIR) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment organised a lecture on “Environment Policy and Management in Cambodia” for officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to assist them in understanding the link between ...

Long Kimmarita

Education programme for Out-of-School youths

Out-of-School youths and young adults who have not completed their lower secondary education can now do so with the launch of the 282 digitalised videos for teaching and learning for the Non-Formal Education Lower Secondary Equivalency (NFE-LSEP) programme. ...

Sen David

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

Preah Vihear’s teachers barred from tutoring

Teachers in Preah Vihear province and the Cambodian Independent Teachers’ Association (Cita) have denounced a letter issued on Tuesday by the provincial education department banning teachers from tutoring on Sundays and public holidays. ...

Long Kimmarita

Ministry clamps down on classroom abuse

The Education Ministry plans to eliminate all violence against children in schools. The ministry and partner NGOs held a workshop on Friday to discuss and implement a child protection policy. ...

Sen David

Minister sets down exam rules

The Education Ministry plans to spend nearly $5 million on the national high school exam this year. Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron said yesterday that the ministry spent about $4.8 million preparing for the national exam every year.   ...

Pech Sotheary

Ministry eyes school discipline

The Ministry of Education late last week instructed provincial education departments to tighten their management of schools and to discipline teachers who are failing to live up to their responsibilities.  ...

Kong Meta and Yesenia Amaro

Teacher retirement age and salaries bumped up

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday announced that the government plans to extend the retirement age for teachers by five years to 65-years-old in order to maintain stability in the number of teachers. ...

Sen David

Cambodian-born Vietnamese deserve better: visiting official

A senior Vietnamese leader has met with Cambodia’s National Assembly to request the continued acknowledgement of Cambodian-born Vietnamese, Vietnamese investors and to request that young Vietnamese born in the country be allowed to study in Cambodian public schools. ...

Khy Sovuthy

Schools to offer career guidance

As part of ongoing education reforms, a new curriculum set to be implemented in 2018 will address the lack of career counselling in high schools across Cambodia, a Ministry of Education official told attendees of an education forum yesterday. ...

Yesenia Amaro

Teachers’ salaries to be reviewed

The Education Ministry will look into further increasing the minimum wage for teachers in Cambodia after educators said the recent hike of $37, to take effect next April, was still insufficient.​ During the 2016 Teachers’ Day celebration at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia yesterday, Education ...

Pech Sotheary

Districts to be handed primary schools’ reins

Beginning this year, the Education Ministry will hand over management of 625 primary schools, 4,874 teachers and over 170,000 students to 14 districts in Battambang as part of a new initiative to decentralise and improve primary education. The districts will also absorb the management of ...

Kong Meta and Yesenia Amaro

Three years on, challenges remain for education minister

In his first year as education minister, Hang Chuon Naron quickly overhauled the national high school completion exam, enforcing strict regulations to eliminate rampant bribery and cheating, and cutting the pass rate in half to 41 percent. ...

Janelle Retka

Nearly $4M spent on national exam: Minister

Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron said yesterday that about $4 million was being spent on the upcoming national exam and that strict rules will ensure a fair contest. “Each candidate costs an estimated 140,000 riel [$35] that the ministry will spend for whole process of the ...

San Bunsim

Internet to be introduced at 5,000 schools

The Ministry of Education on Tuesday announced an ambitious five-year plan with Metfone to provide internet access to 5,000 state education institutions across the country. ...

Samoeurth Seavmeng and Taylor O'connell

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