Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports

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

NGOs call for road safety to be included in nat’l examination

wo NGOs focused on Cambodian road safety have sent a letter to Minister of Education Hang Chuon Naron on Wednesday requesting that road safety be included in students’ learning objectives ahead of the beginning of the new school year on Friday. In their letter, the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ngos-call-road-safety-be-included-natl-examination

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/

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/

GNC: Youths ‘forced’ into drugs

NGO Good Neighbours Cambodia (GNC) has released a report which said that 3.4 per cent of youths had tried drugs and another 4.9 per cent were enticed or forced into using narcotics by friends and neighbours. GNC said a survey of 283 youths from 13 ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/gnc-youths-forced-drugs

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

PM pushes for lifelong learning opportunities

Prime Minister Hun Sen has tasked all relevant ministries, institutions, authorities, educational institutions, learning centres and monasteries to develop lifelong learning opportunities for the people to better their lives. In a message published yesterday to mark this year’s National Literacy Day, Mr Hun Sen said ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50637359/pm-pushes-for-lifelong-learning-opportunities/

Unesco: Teacher education to benefit 130,000 children

Some 130,000 children, particularly the vulnerable, will benefit from the Strengthening Teacher Education Programme in Cambodia (STEPCam), Unesco said on Tuesday. The UN agency said the initiative focuses on the role of teachers in building foundations in early learning, with the Ministry of Education, Youth ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unesco-teacher-education-benefit-130000-children

Order called for national exams

The Ministry of Interior has called on the governors of Phnom Penh and the provinces to collaborate with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport and specialised institutions to ensure security, safety and order during this year’s Grade 12 national examinations on August 19-20. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/order-called-national-exams

PM: Kingdom will not bow to ‘preaching’ on human rights

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday said “the forest had not been seen for the trees” when the human rights situation in Cambodia was assessed and that the Kingdom would not bow to preaching on the matter. Hun Sen was presiding over a ceremony on ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/pm-kingdom-will-not-bow-preaching-human-rights

Minister urges graduates to continue studies and be ‘skilful intellectuals’

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron on Thursday encouraged recent graduates to continue their studies and become “skilful intellectuals”. The minister’s remarks were made during the Limkokwing University graduation ceremony in Phnom Penh’s Tonle Bassac commune. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-urges-graduates-continue-studies-and-be-%E2%80%98skilful-intellectuals%E2%80%99

Hun Sen seeks Chinese cooperation on human resource development

Prime Minister Hun Sen requested China’s cooperation on human resource development on Wednesday by collaborating with the Royal Academy of Cambodia and the ministries of Education, Youth and Sport and Labour and Vocational Training and boosting the sector. The request came during a meeting with ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-seeks-chinese-cooperation-human-resource-development

Ministry urges schools uphold harmful food ban

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has renewed calls for all educational establishments across the country to uphold the ban on the sale of unhealthy or unsafe food, after finding that some are still failing to comply with food safety guidelines. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-urges-schools-uphold-harmful-food-ban

Khmer Silk Centre opens at RUPP

The Khmer Silk Centre at the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) was inaugurated on Wednesday, with the aim of boosting research in the Kingdom’s silk industry.​ Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron hoped that the centre ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/khmer-silk-centre-opens-rupp

Thnot d’Or awards to be held for agronomy and food processing

The Kinal Foundation, in collaboration with the French Agency for Development, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport will hold the 2019 Thnot d’Or Awards for agronomy and food processing on Saturday. The second Thnot d’Or Awards ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/thnot-dor-awards-be-held-agronomy-and-food-processing

Two schools issue ban on smart phones

Two state schools have banned students from using smart phones during school hours, saying it distracts them from their studies. Um Maly, the principal of Pochentong Secondary School in Dangkor district, yesterday said that he made an announcement on Monday informing his more than 1,000 ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50601667/two-schools-issue-ban-on-smart-phones/

Three more BEEP centres open in Phnom Penh

The Labour and Education ministries, in collaboration with Unesco, yesterday jointly launched three more Basic Education Equivalency Programme centres in Phnom Penh for school dropouts to continue their education online. The new centres are at the National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, JVC Technical College ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50600369/three-more-beep-centres-open-in-phnom-penh/

Fewer school hours to beat the heat

With temperatures reaching more than 40 degrees Celsius, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport announced on Thursday that it was amending school study hours to lessen the risk of illness for teachers and students, particularly those at kindergarten. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fewer-school-hours-beat-heat

Education Ministry meeting challenges of digital era

The National Assembly and the Education Ministry yesterday held a seminar to discuss the evolution of the Kingdom’s ability to meet global standards in e-learning. The seminar was opened by Nguon Nhel, first vice president of the National Assembly. Mr Nhel noted that digital technology ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50596893/education-ministry-meeting-challenges-of-digital-era/

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