Education and training

Higher education

University students encouraged to focus on digital technology

Ministry of Commerce (MoC) has encouraged university students in Cambodia to focus on digital technology and innovation developments amid the remarkably growing Industry Revolution 4.0 and e-commerce business after the e-commerce law was passed.​ ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501139165/university-students-encouraged-to-focus-on-digital-technology/

PM Hun Sen suggests opening of British Universities in Cambodia

Prime Minister Hun Sen has encouraged the United Kingdom to open schools, especially universities in Cambodia, after noting a growing trend of Cambodian students pursuing their studies in the UK. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501137045/pm-hun-sen-suggests-opening-of-british-universities-in-cambodia/

RUPP Vietnamese Language Department to offer 3 courses

Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Hang Chuon Naron issued a proclamation on November 22, 2021, to establish the Institute of International Studies and Public Policy of RUPP where students can study in the Vietnamese Language Department and obtain a bachelor’s in Vietnamese studies, Vietnamese ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501133204/rupp-vietnamese-language-department-to-offer-3-courses/

Thai uni offers scholarships to 40 Cambodian students: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen requested that Thailand’s Krirk University meet with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport to discuss recruitment after the school announced scholarships for 40 Cambodians. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/thai-uni-offers-scholarships-40-cambodian-students-pm

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/moon-pich-cowherd-naval-graduate

Jab card check for students a one-off

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport instructed municipal and provincial education departments across the country to inform school administrators that the vaccination card check for students should be done just once on the first day they attend classes. ...

Post staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/jab-card-check-students-one

RUPP plans student swap with Texas school

The Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Angelo State University (ASU) – located in the US city of San Angelo in the state of Texas – on October 25 to strengthen higher education cooperation, expand both institutions’ scope ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rupp-plans-student-swap-texas-school

Institutions of Higher Education to reopen doors to normal learning

It’s definitely smiles all around with the government deciding to reopen all  public and private institutions of higher education. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50942962/institutions-of-higher-education-to-reopen-doors-to-normal-learning/

Schools seek gov’t meeting to find ways for reopening

More than 100 private educational institutions have decided to request a meeting with the government to find ways to reopen schools as many of them are facing bankruptcy and on the brink of closing. The decision came during a virtual meeting among them on June ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/schools-seek-govt-meeting-find-ways-reopening

Higher education enrolment shrinks

The number of students enrolled in higher educational institutions in the new academic year has decreased compared to previous years, a trend which the education sector largely blames on the Covid-19 crisis. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/higher-education-enrolment-shrinks

Ministry allows public universities to reopen with COVID-19 measures​

The Ministry of Education yesterday announced that it has given a green light to public universities all over the country to reopen after months of closure to prevent the outbreak of COVID-19.​   ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772511/ministry-allows-public-universities-to-reopen-with-covid-19-measures/

Digital education will continue to be a priority

The Ministry of Education is cooperating with the International Centre for Higher Education Innovation of Unesco (Unesco-ICHEI) to diversify higher education with more digital-focussed programmes ...

Kuch Nithatevy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763513/digital-education-will-continue-to-be-a-priority/

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

Kingdom in talent ranking rise

Cambodia moved up a notch this year as a place for attracting and growing talent, according to the Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2019 (GTCI) report released this week. It ranked the Kingdom 107 out of 125 countries. ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-talent-ranking-rise

Three universities agree to found new research centre

The Royal University of Phnom Penh, the Royal University of Fine Arts, and the National Institute of Education inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Monday, agreeing to establish a joint higher education social sciences and humanities research institute. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-universities-agree-found-new-research-centre

Psychology department sees decrease in students

The Royal University of Phnom Penh’s department of psychology has seen a decrease in students and its dean has blamed a lack of human resources and decreased interest in the subject. Phan Chan Pov, dean of the psychology department at the university, said there are ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50544908/psychology-department-sees-decrease-in-students-2/

Agriculture scholarships to help nurture local talent

A new agriculture scholarship and research grant were launched yesterday with the aim of nurturing local expertise by providing students opportunities to pursue graduate degrees and conduct research. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5086816/agriculture-scholarships-help-nurture-local-talent/

Kratie University construction complete

The recently constructed Kratie University, which was mostly funded by the Chinese government, was handed over to the Education Ministry yesterday. ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37563/kratie-university-construction-complete/

Ministry of foreign affairs to build first diplomatic institute

The Foreign Affairs Ministry expects to complete construction on its first training institute for local diplomats in the next 18 months, officials said Monday. Foreign Affairs Ministry spokes-man Chum Sounry said work on the National Institute for Diplomatic and Relations of International Study began in December. ...

Chhorn Phearun
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/second2/ministry-foreign-affairs-build-first-diplomatic-institute-126811/

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