Ministries and other national bodies
Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
$4m pumped into improving nutrition in schools
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) has pledged to spend $4 million this year to provide food to school children by using community-based agricultural products to promote nutrition and education in areas of high poverty and vulnerability. ...
Kids encouraged to read ahead of National Reading Day
Minister of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) Hang Chuon Naron on Monday urged parents to bring their kids to participate in reading events, read more at home rather than playing games as the National Reading Day approaches. ...
A grade grads meeting PM
The Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport said the more than 1,000 students who earned A grades in last year’s high school examinations are set for their February 2 meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...
Education ministry: 8,619 full scholarships for 2023-24
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport announced that they would provide over 8,000 full scholarships for students to pursue undergraduate degrees for the next academic year 2023-2024. . ...
Education ministry revising accelerated learning programme
The Department of Primary Education of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, in collaboration with Plan International Cambodia (PIC), have worked together to launch a new range of accelerated grade one textbooks to provide opportunities for aging children who previously dropped out of school. ...
Ministry inks MoU for digital OS
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sala, a modern school operating system, on “Going-Digital for Education” with the support of eighteen public and private universities. ...
Education minister promotes digital transformation
Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron addressed an international conference on digital transformation in Cambodia. The conference aimed to raise awareness and seek input and contributions into the digital transformation of Cambodia, widely seen as necessary to ensure the Kingdom will remain competitive, ...
Kampong Speu factory workers get day-care centres
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport on October 27 formally inaugurated four day-care centres for the children of factory workers in Kampong Speu province. ...
Pushing for safety: Ministry issues guidelines on students’ travel to school
In the wake of the recent boat capsize tragedy which claimed the lives of 11 students, the Education Ministry is pushing for measures to enhance safety, including an end to the use of modes of transport which pose a risk to passengers. ...
Public and private educational institutions in Phnom Penh to be shuttered from November 10-12, 2022
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports has announced the temporary suspension of public and private educational institutions at all levels in Phnom Penh from November 10-12, 2022 to reduce traffic congestion for the people and facilitate the movement of numerous VVIP convoys for the ...
Khmer Times Staff
Cambodia to assess student learning to strengthen post-COVID recovery efforts
In June, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) started their participation in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a significant step towards understanding student learning outcomes, taking stock of what learners know, gauging the readiness of Cambodia’s youth for the future and ...
Khmer Times Staff
Program aims to assess learning levels in education
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) has signed up to a global scheme that aims to assess education quality in schools and students levels of learning, and aid post-Covid recovery in the sector. ...
Prak Chan Thul
Cambodia’s adult literacy increases significantly
Literacy rate for the citizens aged 15 years old and above in Cambodia has seen a significant rise, reflecting the government’s successful efforts in eradicating illiteracy rate, said a senior official of the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports. ...
Khmer Times Staff
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 ...
Starting Blocks: Cambodia Races to Prepare Kingdom for 2023 SEA Games
Vath Chamroeun is a busy man with daunting challenges. As secretary general of the Cambodian SEA Games Organizing Committee (CAMSOC), he is one of the main officials in charge of making sure the Kingdom is ready to host the 2023 Southeast Asian Games — and ...
KOICA hands over seven vehicles to education ministry
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) handed over this morning seven vehicles to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS), under the project for establishment of the incubation system between university and industry in Cambodia and home-grown school feeding programme. ...
Khmer Times Staff
CTEP gifts laptops to coding students at two high schools
Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Hang Chuon Naron said the ministry’s long-term goal is to establish at least one technical high school in each province and require each young person to have acquired at least one professional skill. There are currently 18 technical educational ...
Education ministry starts anti-tobacco campaign
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports – in collaboration with partner organisations – has launched a campaign to push for the banning of advertisements and the sale of tobacco products at public and private educational institutions. ...
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. ...
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. ...