Education and training

Primary and secondary education

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

Ministry announces this year’s high school examination dates

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has set November 14 as the date for this year’s high school exams. Students will be able to submit their applications – through their high schools – for the entirety of the month of May. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-announces-years-high-school-examination-dates

U.S. Embassy in Cambodia launches $25 million Inclusive Primary Education Activity (IPEA) programme

A new $25 million U.S. government-funded education program that will improve the reading and learning experience for Cambodian primary schoolchildren was launched in Phnom Penh yesterday at an event jointly presided over by Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports; U.S. Ambassador ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501046575/u-s-embassy-in-cambodia-launches-25-million-inclusive-primary-education-activity-ipea-programme/

‘New normal’ academic year kicks off

Cambodia kicked off the new academic year of 2021-2022 for all grades on January 10, with all students required to implement the “new normal path in education” in the context of Covid-19. This came after two years of remote learning and disruptions to regular classroom ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-normal-academic-year-kicks

​​​​​​​Government and partners support quality education throughout the country’s COVID-19 recovery

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) was joined by its Capacity Development Partnership Fund (CDPF III) partners to celebrate school reopening in Kampong Chhnang to witness the use of the new Home Learning Packages which are being distributed to all 760,180 Cambodian children in ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50965883/government-and-partners-support-quality-education-throughout-the-countrys-covid-19-recovery/

Jab card check for students a one-off

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport instructed municipal and provincial education departments across the country to inform school administrators that the vaccination card check for students should be done just once on the first day they attend classes. ...

Post staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/jab-card-check-students-one

Children’s challenges and critical areas to be addressed

While Cambodia has made remarkable progress in increasing children’s access to primary education, Save the Children Cambodia is of the view that there are still some critical areas that need to be seriously addressed. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50943007/childrens-challenges-and-critical-areas-to-be-addressed/

Secondary schools set to reopen

The Education Ministry will be ready to reopen secondary schools nationwide starting in either September or October, after having been closed for several months to prevent the spread of Covid-19. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908820/secondary-schools-set-to-reopen/

UN urges school reopenings

The UN in Cambodia has encouraged the government to prioritise school reopening as soon as possible to avoid further declines in human capital development. ...

Voun Dara
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/un-urges-school-reopenings

School meal programme continues

The government and development partners are working to expand a school meal programme to help increase enrolment, attendance and graduation rates while improving children’s access to nutrition to better facilitate their education. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/school-meal-programme-continues

Students to learn info on human trafficking

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport and the secretariat of the National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT) have cooperated to incorporate human trafficking-related lessons into the primary school and high school level curriculum next year. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/students-learn-info-human-trafficking

Ministry to recruit more primary and high school teachers

The Ministry of Education has announced it will recruit thousands more primary and high school teachers next year to promote the quality of public education in the Kingdom. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784585/ministry-to-recruit-more-primary-and-high-school-teachers/

Battambang teachers use makeshift classrooms to tutor students

In late May, school teachers in Battambang’s Samlout district realized students were struggling to cope with studying at home – either via videos posted on social media or the daily telecasts on state broadcaster TVK. ...

Sokummono Khan and Hean Socheata
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/battambang-teachers-use-makeshift-classrooms-to-tutor-students/5528681.html

Education Ministry postpones exams over coronavirus

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has decided to postpone secondary and high school exams in response to the pandemic. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50711143/education-ministry-postpones-exams-over-coronavirus/

School’s out for the year but studying and exams to go on

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has postponed secondary and high school examinations this year to contain Covid-19 infections. In a letter on Wednesday the ministry said: “In the 2019-2020 academic year, the Ministry of Education will continue implementing new reforms to all kinds ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/schools-out-year-studying-and-exams-go

Education Ministry to create additional school-based hygiene facilities

Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron called on schools to install proper toilet and handwashing facilities to promote good hygiene practices among children to mitigate their susceptibility to infectious diseases. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50697815/education-ministry-to-create-additional-school-based-hygiene-facilities

Ministry focuses on early education

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport will on Monday launch “Komar Rien Komar Cheh”, an early childhood education programme supported by USAID, Global Partnership for Education (GPE), Unesco, Unicef and many other NGO partners. The event will be presided over by Minister of Education, Youth ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-focuses-early-education

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