Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 4 Quality education

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/

PM calls on ministry to speed up education reforms

Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed the Education Ministry to step up its efforts in increasing the quality of education for all students in the Kingdom so they can land good careers later in life. Mr Hun Sen made the instruction in a recording released yesterday ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50655496/pm-calls-on-ministry-to-speed-up-education-reforms/

More teachers to be deployed at schools

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said the government had reached a quorum to deploy 3,600 teachers at schools that lack teaching personnel and will continue to improve teachers’ quality and raise their standards of living. Speaking at the 22nd Teachers’ Day celebration at the National ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-teachers-be-deployed-schools

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/

Literacy linked with life skill

Every year, the world celebrates 8th of September as the International Literacy Day, to recognize the important role of literacy as the basis for poverty reduction, democratization, and sustainable development. International evidence demonstrates that literacy improves the quality of people’s lives as literate people are capable ...

Khmer Time Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50641073/literacy-linked-with-life-skill/

PM pushes for lifelong learning opportunities

Prime Minister Hun Sen has tasked all relevant ministries, institutions, authorities, educational institutions, learning centres and monasteries to develop lifelong learning opportunities for the people to better their lives. In a message published yesterday to mark this year’s National Literacy Day, Mr Hun Sen said ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50637359/pm-pushes-for-lifelong-learning-opportunities/

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

Unesco: Teacher education to benefit 130,000 children

Some 130,000 children, particularly the vulnerable, will benefit from the Strengthening Teacher Education Programme in Cambodia (STEPCam), Unesco said on Tuesday. The UN agency said the initiative focuses on the role of teachers in building foundations in early learning, with the Ministry of Education, Youth ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unesco-teacher-education-benefit-130000-children

Minister urges graduates to continue studies and be ‘skilful intellectuals’

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron on Thursday encouraged recent graduates to continue their studies and become “skilful intellectuals”. The minister’s remarks were made during the Limkokwing University graduation ceremony in Phnom Penh’s Tonle Bassac commune. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-urges-graduates-continue-studies-and-be-%E2%80%98skilful-intellectuals%E2%80%99

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/

Three more BEEP centres open in Phnom Penh

The Labour and Education ministries, in collaboration with Unesco, yesterday jointly launched three more Basic Education Equivalency Programme centres in Phnom Penh for school dropouts to continue their education online. The new centres are at the National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, JVC Technical College ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50600369/three-more-beep-centres-open-in-phnom-penh/

Education Ministry meeting challenges of digital era

The National Assembly and the Education Ministry yesterday held a seminar to discuss the evolution of the Kingdom’s ability to meet global standards in e-learning. The seminar was opened by Nguon Nhel, first vice president of the National Assembly. Mr Nhel noted that digital technology ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50596893/education-ministry-meeting-challenges-of-digital-era/

Commission to review education sub-decree

The government plans to create a commission to review the national qualifications framework in order to improve the quality of education in the Kingdom. The establishment of the commission followed a request by Heng Vanda, Chairman of Cambodian Higher Education Association, during a meeting with ...

Ven Rathavong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50565376/commission-to-review-education-sub-decree/

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

Food safety set to be in curriculum

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport is set to finalise its draft national policy on student health, with food safety incorporated into schools’ curriculum throughout the country, according to a senior official at the ministry. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/food-safety-set-be-curriculum

Labour Ministry to failing students: Don’t despair

Students who failed this year’s grade-9 and grade-12 examinations should not despair as the government has provided alternative options for those who want to continue their studies, a Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training official said. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/labour-ministry-failing-students-dont-despair

Exam score blunder solved

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport on Thursday said its computerised score calculation process had experienced technical problems that affected the mathematics examination scores of 740 classes. This was found when its committee, established to address dissatisfaction over the results of the high school, ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/exam-score-blunder-solved

Group of pupils complain over results of examination

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport said it will set up an examination committee to review complaints from over 100 students who are unhappy with their national high school examination results. Students across the Kingdom were disappointed with their results, especially in mathematics, where ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/group-pupils-complain-over-results-examination

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