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Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports

MoEYS discusses ways to bolster youth skills at ECOSOC forum

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) on Tuesday led a high-level delegation to participate in the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum 2024 held in New York city – aimed at strengthening the skills and capacity of Cambodian young people ...

Nhean Chamrong

Cambodia, Timor-Leste sign MoU on higher education

The education ministries of Cambodia and Timor-Leste have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on higher education to further promote science and culture education between the two countries. ...

Torn Vibol

Teachers urged to understand AI to boost education sector

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport encouraged teachers to learn more about artificial intelligence (AI) to help develop the education sector in Cambodia. ...

Hang Punreay

Ministry initiates primary school reading competition

The Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport has instructed all provincial and municipal education departments, school development committees and primary school management committees to organise reading competitions at the primary school level. ...

Torn Vibol

Education minister calls for libraries, reading in teacher training schools

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron has called on all teacher training institutions to establish standard libraries and incorporate reading programmes into their curricula to further enhance the capabilities of pedagogical students. ...

Bor Pich Zelin

Ministry conducts Digital School training

The education ministry’s Information Technology Department conducted a recent training course for 200 high school teachers, in order to enhance their use of online teaching resources. ...

Bor Pich Zelin

Ministry urges the establishment of libraries in more schools

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport is pushing for the establishment of libraries in educational institutions across the country to assist students’ with their studies. ...

Ton Vibol

Over 15,000 youth visit ‘Reading Day’ book fair

More than 15,000 youth turned out on the first day of the book fair, organised as part of the National Reading Day by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, at the Institute of Technology on Saturday. ...

Torn Vibol

Nat’l Reading Day book fair begins on March 9

The Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport has announced a three-day book fair from March 9-11 to celebrate the 9th National Reading Day to promote reading and writing in the country. ...

Torn Vibol

Model secondary schools embrace digital education

The Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport has initiated a campaign to elevate the standard of model schools by implementing digital education for students in selected secondary schools in Phnom Penh. The initiative aims to enhance student achievement and is set to expand across the ...

Chea Sokny

Tremendous growth in education sector over decade

Over a decade, the number of higher education institutions in Cambodia has grown from 110 to 132, according to the 10-year Achievement Report released by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport. ...

Hang Punreay

MoEYS Opens 48 ICT Labs for 29,000 lower secondary students and 300 pre-teachers

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) has established 2 ICT Labs for 24 institutes each – 4 Regional Teacher Training Centers (RTTCs) and 20 secondary schools-in 4 Provinces, Kampong Cham, Kandal, Takeo, and Prey Veng. In these 48 ICT Labs, 300 pre-teacher majoring ...

Khmer Times Staff

Schools banned from requesting extra fees from students

Authorities have banned the collection of fees ranging from 10,000 to 20,000 riel from students to pay for classroom facilities, electricity, and bathroom services as it is in contradiction to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports’ (MoEYS) guidelines. ...

Yatt Malai

Deal inked to introduce financial literacy to curriculum

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) and Ministry of Education have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to include the third phase of Embedding Financial Literacy into the school curriculum to raise awareness and improve student capability in financial management as the economy evolves. ...

Mao Sreypich

Ministry puts more than 40,000 migrant kids into schools

From 2018 to 2023, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) cooperated with its partners to help a total of 43,952 children of migrant working parents enter public schools as well as childcare and educational centres managed by humanitarian organisations. ...

Hang Punreay

Number of kindergartens and schools increasing

From 2013 to 2023, the number of kindergartens and schools increased from 14,852 to 18,830, which in the ten-year period was 3,978 more places of education nationwide. ...

Hang Punreay

Workshop to Foster “ASEAN-China Partnership”

The Southeast Asian Centre for Technical Education Development (SEAMEO TED) and Go Study Global Education have convened an ASEAN-China Partnership workshop to build relations and technical education partnerships. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Model primary standards in effect

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron has introduced model primary school standards, unveiling a document on child development linked to primary education and an accelerated first-year Khmer language textbook. ...

Kim Yutharo

Higher education institutions instructed to enhance quality of doctoral training

The Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport has observed a steady increase in the number of students pursuing PhD degrees and is taking steps to enhance the quality control of doctoral training. ...

Torn Vibol

Over 3,000 workers take part in Factory Literacy Programme

With over 3,000 workers, mostly women, successfully completing the Factory Literacy Programme, the initiative is playing a key role in improving the lives of women workers, mainly in the garments industry, according to Unesco. ...

Sreekanth Ravindran

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