Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports

Raising standards: Govt sets 2 yrs to create up to 1,000 model public schools

Under its Pentagonal Strategy, the Prime Minister Hun Manet–led government has set a two-year goal of transforming between 500 and 1,000 public schools into model ones by improving their quality from the kindergarten up to high school level. ...

Torn Vibol

Values-added education: PM wants morals included as a core school subject

In conjunction with the opening of the new school year today, Prime Minister Hun Manet has called for a more holistic approach to overall education and not just focusing on academic excellence. ...

Torn Vibol

Bac II exam results announced earlier than planned

The results of the 2023 high school diploma exam (Bac II) will be announced today, earlier than expected due to the smooth marking process. ...

Torn Vibol

Ministry asks candidates to believe Bac II results

The Ministry of Education asked candidates who sat for the Higher Secondary Diploma or Bac II on November 6 to have confidence in how the Ministry grades the exam. ...

Hang Punreay

Ministry, Japanese college commit to expand cooperation

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport and the Osaka Christian College (OCC) of Japan have committed to continue strengthening and expanding cooperation in the field of education in Cambodia to produce human resources with quality, efficiency and potential. ...

Hang Punreay

Ministry of Education ensures fairness in marking Bac II papers

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport is taking care to ensure the accuracy and transparency of the Bac II examination marking process. ...

Torn Vibol

Ministry sets December 1 to roll out model school system

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has set December 1 for the opening of the academic year along with the introduction of the “model school” and the “model school award” at selected public schools. ...

Torn Vibol

Education scheme aiding ethnic minority students

In a concerted effort to combat dropout rates and bridge language barriers among ethnic minority students in Cambodia, the “Digital Educational Resources in Indigenous Languages for Primary School Students” initiative has brought about transformative change. ...

Chea Sokny

Annual high school exam to be held today nationwide

The two-day national examination of Grade 12 high school students will begin on Nov. 6 nationwide with a total of 137,412 candidates. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry programme to improve higher education sector

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport plans to introduce doctoral and faculty training courses at the National Institute of Education and other higher education institutions. ...

Tith Kongnov

Ministry bans use of mobile phones, electronic devices in classrooms

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has announced a ban on the use of mobile phones and electronic devices in classrooms and during school hours unless they are used for teaching activities. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea

Education minister attends Global School Meals Coalition Summit

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron is attending a two-day Global School Meals Coalition Summit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron today and tomorrow in Paris. ...

Torn Vibol

Belgium steadfast in support for Cambodian students

The Government of Belgium is providing scholarship support for Cambodian students wishing to pursue master’s and doctoral degree programmes at some of Belgium’s most renowned universities. ...

Hang Punreay

Eight more schools to adopt NGS curriculum

A senior education official has announced plans to introduce the New Generation School (NGS) curriculum in eight additional public schools across Phnom Penh and various provinces thanks to a partnership with the East Asia Management University (EAMU). ...

Van Socheata

Manet highlights importance of moral education from young age

The education system in Cambodia should not only provide knowledge but also impart virtues, morality and positive behaviour starting from kindergarten, said Prime Minister Hun Manet. ...

Kim Yutharo

RAC launches new Khmer dictionary

The National Council for the Khmer Language of the Royal Academy of Cambodia has launched the updated Khmer dictionary, which is published in hard copy and digitally for students, government officials and the general public to use. ...

Hang Punreay

Drop in dropouts: Ministry’s efforts to increase enrollments paying off

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport’s efforts to reduce the school dropout rate is paying dividends with an increase in the number of students who will be sitting for the upcoming Junior High School examinations. ...

Torn Vibol

Minister spells out eight priorities for education sector

Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport, said  that the four priorities set by the government and the four points set by the Ministry of Education will be the driving force for education reform in the seventh mandate. ...

Torn Vibol

Minister plans enhanced ties with Mali education sector

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron has announced plans for a future collaboration between a school in Mali and Cambodia’s New Generation Schools (NGS). ...

Bor Pich Zelin

DPM Dr. Hang Chuon Naron unveils priorities to promote public schools

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Youth, and Sports highlights priorities to advance the quality of public educational institutions under the 7th mandate government leadership. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Stopping outflow: New private school licensing halted to address teacher exodus

Minister of Education, Youth, and Sport Hang Chuon Naron has decided to temporarily suspend the setting up of new private educational institutions, especially in Phnom Penh, while studying how teacher migration to these establishments is affecting the quality of public schools. ...

Torn Vibol

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