Education and training

Primary and secondary education

Ministry of Education issues new life skills training guidelines

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has issued new guidelines for integrating basic life skills training into public primary and secondary school curricula. This initiative aims to equip students with practical skills for real-life challenges and career development. ...

Torn Vibol

Primary schools extend study day by 2 hours

With a view to boost the quality of public school education, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport is extending elementary school study time by two hours each day. ...

Torn Vibol

PM outlines plans to increase education to a full day in 50 primary schools

Authorities have revealed plans to increase primary education from half a day to a full day in 50 schools to increase the level of learning, with calls being made for teachers’ pay to be increased in accordance with the additional time spent teaching. ...

Meas Molika

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

ANA opens training program on Heritage Education for students in 2024

The Apsara National Authority, in collaboration with the Khmer Cultural Heritage Organization and  the local authority, opened a training program on Heritage Education for students at Hun Sen Prasat Bakong High School, Siem Reap Province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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

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

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

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

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

Sipar’s mobile library initiative gets Cambodian children reading

More than 15,000 Cambodian children and youths read books in seven target areas through their mobile library project last year, NGO Sipar reported. ...

Tith Kongnov

Be prepared to promote nation at World Jamboree, scouts told

Before they left for the 25th World Scout Jamboree in South Korea, Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport and President of the Cambodian National Scouts advised the Cambodian National Scout delegation that it must uphold and maintain national dignity on the international ...

Torn Vibol

Unlocking the potential of a digital education at MLE schools

When Anlong Kes Primary School received a smart TV last year to help teachers support digital learning in schools with ethnic minority students, the staff weren’t short on ideas on how to use it. Grade 1 teacher Antoey Vibot said she knew her students would ...

Khmer Times Staff

7% drop out of schools in Oddar Meanchey every year

Around 7% of schoolchildren stop their education at lower class levels in Oddar Meanchey province every year due to migration of parents, a top official said yesterday. ...

Chhun Sunly

World Vision Cambodia launches '10,000 Books' campaign for child literacy

World Vision International (Cambodia) has launched a “10,000 Books” campaign for children by calling for public participation to jointly promote reading culture and raise funds to help children in remote areas understand that reading is essential for them. ...

Long Kimmarita

Japan gifts primary schools, prosthetic limbs in grants

Japan has signed an agreement to provide over $300,000 in grants for the construction of primary school buildings and the procurement of prosthetic limbs and physiotherapy equipment in Oddar Meanchey, Kratie and Phnom Penh. ...

Ry Sochan

KOICA, ChildFund continue partnership in Kratie

The South Korean International Development Agency (KOICA) has agreed to provide more than $1.4 million in assistance to ChildFund Cambodia over the next three years to strengthen the education system for 17 rural primary schools in Chhlong district of Kratie province. ...

Ry Sochan

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