Education and training

Primary and secondary education

Kingdom expands school feeding programmes

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron said on Monday that with the government’s long-standing partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP) and many other partners, Cambodia is now preparing its school feeding implementation to be fully homegrown.​ Speaking on the sidelines of ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-expands-school-feeding-programmes

Thousands of students benefit from school meals programme

An Education Ministry statement yesterday said the government, with support from the UN World Food Programme and development partners, implemented the school feeding programme in 1,167 primary schools through which 260,000 children received breakfast, about 8,000 children got funds to buy food and about 5,000 ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50666011/thousands-of-students-benefit-from-school-meals-programme/

Photo of pupils learning outside prompts action

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday ordered National Committee for Disaster Management first vice-president Kun Kim to visit O’Chunh Primary School in Teuk Kraham commune’s Sen Rung Roeung I village in Choam Ksan district, Preah Vihear province, after images of students studying in tents went ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/photo-pupils-learning-outside-prompts-action

Tuol Kork special needs teachers resign

Two Tuol Kork Primary School teachers who taught students with special needs tendered their resignation, citing low salaries and not being recognised by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport as the reasons. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tuol-kork-special-needs-teachers-resign

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/

Siem Reap’s Wat Bo Primary School seen as model in Kingdom

Wat Bo Primary School in Siem Reap town is considered a model school throughout the Kingdom and beyond, having made a name for itself for its well-mannered pupils, pleasant environment and attentive teachers. Located in Sala Kamroeuk commune’s Wat Bo village, this academic year the ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reaps-wat-bo-primary-school-seen-model-kingdom

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/

MoEYS outlines achievements

The attendance rate at public and private primary schools stands at 98 per cent, a similar level to other countries in the region, Minister for Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron told a meeting to outline the achievements of the 2017-18 period on Monday. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/moeys-outlines-achievements

Government starts programme for secondary school dropouts

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) launched the Basic Education Equivalency Programme (Beep) on Sunday – an internet-based education programme for Cambodian youths in grades seven to nine who have dropped out of school – at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC). ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-starts-programme-secondary-school-dropouts

Project aims to test climate change response strategies

The Ministry of Environment has funded a Cambodia Climate Change Alliance project and selected five schools to test climate change response strategies by planting trees and developing gardens with increased biodiversity. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/project-aims-test-climate-change-response-strategies

Three million young people attend school

While Unesco’s Global Education Monitoring Report 2017/8 says 264 million young people worldwide are not attending school, according to the 2017-2018 national statistics 3,143,252 Cambodians were enrolled. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-million-young-people-attend-school

Teachers in Preah Sihanouk call out ceding of land

More than 50 teachers at Samdech Av Secondary School in Preah Sihanouk province have filed a complaint against the provincial authority’s decision to cede land behind the school to community members living nearby for the purpose of widening the road. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/teachers-preah-sihanouk-call-out-ceding-land

Ministry clamps down on classroom abuse

The Education Ministry plans to eliminate all violence against children in schools. The ministry and partner NGOs held a workshop on Friday to discuss and implement a child protection policy. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50514721/ministry-clamps-down-on-classroom-abuse/

National exam monitors recruited

The Anti-Corruption Unit yesterday started registering volunteer observers for the Grade 12 National Exam to monitor the process and guard against cheating. The ACU said it needed between 4,500 and 5,000 volunteer observers for the August 20 exam. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50510375/national-exam-monitors-recruited/

Reducing the digital divide with free Wi-Fi at schools

Telecom Cambodia aims to enhance access to the internet for students across the nation with a recently launched programme that seeks to equip high schools in the provinces with modern equipment, including free Wi-Fi. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50508863/reducing-the-digital-divide-with-free-wi-fi-at-schools/

Schools get climate change textbook

The Environment and Education ministries have unveiled the official textbook on climate change for upper secondary schools. Under-secretary of state of the Environment Ministry Khut Chandara said at the official launch of the book on Monday that education played an important role in social, economic ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50507849/schools-get-climate-change-textbook/

Minister sets down exam rules

The Education Ministry plans to spend nearly $5 million on the national high school exam this year. Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron said yesterday that the ministry spent about $4.8 million preparing for the national exam every year.   ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50507433/minister-sets-down-exam-rules/

Program targets poor performing schools

The Education Ministry and the Development Partnership Fund have agreed to target nine provinces to develop quality primary education. The program, phase three of the Global Partnership of Education, was launched yesterday for 40 districts in the provinces. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50501342/program-targets-poor-performing-schools/

Teacher training video released

The Education Ministry has produced a short video and posted it to its YouTube channel to help teachers educate students in grades one to three. The video, which runs less than 20 minutes, shows methods of teaching Khmer literature, mathematics and other subjects. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50101660/teacher-training-video-released/

Success of project to get marginalised children into classrooms lauded

Four years ago, a consortium of NGOs in Cambodia identified 57,000 marginalised children who, for various reasons, were not attending school, and put them into classrooms. Today, more than 90 percent of them are still attending classes, an achievement lauded during the Cambodia Consortium for ...

Yesenia Amaro
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/success-project-get-marginalised-children-classrooms-lauded

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