Education and training

Primary and secondary education

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501445291/ana-opens-training-program-on-heritage-education-for-students-in-2024/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/model-secondary-schools-embrace-digital-education

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/model-primary-standards-in-effect

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/education-scheme-aiding-ethnic-minority-students

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/manet-highlights-importance-moral-education-young-age

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/1363025/drop-in-dropouts-ministrys-efforts-to-increase-enrollments-paying-off/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501348687/sipars-mobile-library-initiative-gets-cambodian-children-reading/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501334575/be-prepared-to-promote-nation-at-world-jamboree-scouts-told/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501282259/unlocking-the-potential-of-a-digital-education-at-mle-schools/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501259573/7-drop-out-of-schools-in-oddar-meanchey-every-year/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/world-vision-cambodia-launches-10000-books-campaign-child-literacy

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-gifts-primary-schools-prosthetic-limbs-grants

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koica-childfund-continue-partnership-kratie

Hun Manet calls for Khmer language class at int’l schools

Hun Manet, a future prime ministerial candidate for the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), requested that the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport cooperate with international private educational institutions to strengthen their Khmer language curriculums, along with increasing instruction in Cambodian ethics and traditions. ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-manet-calls-khmer-language-class-intl-schools

ICT seminar for teachers in Kratie and Mondulkiri

With an eye on the future, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) has organised a special training seminar in the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) by school administrators and teachers of multilingual education at the primary level. ...

Nang Veasna
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501238104/ict-seminar-for-teachers-in-kratie-and-mondulkiri/

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. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/education-ministry-revising-accelerated-learning-programme

Chinese language set for secondary school curricula

Cambodia and China have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the joint development of Chinese language curricula in public secondary schools in the Kingdom, with 20 high schools having been selected for the pilot phase of the programme. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chinese-language-set-secondary-school-curricula

500 underprivileged kids to access digital math tool

Five hundred underprivileged Cambodian kids are being given the chance to expand their education with free access to a fun math digital learning tool provided by the charity of Israel to Cambodia. ...

Meas Molika
https://kiripost.com/stories/500-underprivileged-kids-to-access-digital-math-tool

Boys more at risk of dropping out of school at secondary levels

Rochom Sokha, 19, decided to drop out of school last year when he was in grade eight. Now, he is farming with his family in his hometown to help support them, as his four younger siblings are still in school. ...

Ngay Nai
https://cambojanews.com/boys-more-at-risk-of-dropping-out-of-school-at-secondary-levels/

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.   ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-cambodia-makes-good-progress-education-reform

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