Social development

Education and training

Ministry allows public universities to reopen with COVID-19 measures​

The Ministry of Education yesterday announced that it has given a green light to public universities all over the country to reopen after months of closure to prevent the outbreak of COVID-19.​   ...

Taing Rinith

UNESCO says COVID-19 impacts 113,000 Cambodian school personnel

While the world, including Cambodia is celebrating today the Word Teacher’s Day, UNESCO said Cambodian education sector is one of the affected-sectors by the COVID-19 pandemic.   ...

Khmer Times Staff

Agreement signed to foster online learning

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports has collaborated with EZECOM, an internet provider, to further boost online learning in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry ready to open schools for all

Minister of Education Hang Chuon Naron confirmed yesterday the ministry is ready to ask Prime Minister Hun Sen to begin Phase 3 of the schools reopening, as phases one and two are running smoothly. ...

Sen David

Digital education will continue to be a priority

The Ministry of Education is cooperating with the International Centre for Higher Education Innovation of Unesco (Unesco-ICHEI) to diversify higher education with more digital-focussed programmes ...

Kuch Nithatevy

Promoting Cambodia’s Digital Higher Education

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in cooperation with the International Centre for Higher Education Innovation of UNESCO (UNESCO-ICHEI) in Shenzhen is advancing higher education in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Group mounts campaign to keep children in school

The Child and Youth Network in Cambodia launched a “back to school” campaign on Wednesday to seek support to ensure children return to classes and do not drop out of school. ...

Voun Dara

Schools across Cambodia reopen

Schools across Cambodia reopened for students yesterday, following the green light from the Ministry of Education after six months of closures to curb the spread of COVID-19. ...

Som Kanika

Kindergartens, primary schools due to reopen next month

The Education Ministry today gave green light to kindergartens and primary schools to reopen next month after more than three months of closures in a bid to stem the spread of COVID-19. ...

Som Kanika

Government issues strategies for reopening

An inter-ministerial committee has released several strategies for the reopening of educational institutions in the new academic year 2020-2021. ...

Va Sonyka

SOP released ahead of Phase One school reopening

The Ministry of Education yesterday issued the official standard operating procedure (SOP) for the anticipated reopening of select schools in the Kingdom to ensure the safety of students amid the pandemic. ...

Sen David

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

Students won’t be tested before returning to school

Students will not be tested for Covid-19 before resuming studies at 20 schools in Phnom Penh and some provinces after parents protested, saying the tests are not necessary. ...

Khorn Savi

Private school exam dates pushed back

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has postponed the grade 12 national examinations for private schools from August 17-18 to August 27-28 so as not to clash with the upcoming national holiday scheduled from August 17-21. ...

Voun Dara

20 schools to reopen

The Council of Ministers has allowed the Ministry of Education to reopen 20 high-safety standard schools months after their closures amid COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Sen David

Government agrees to reopen TVET centres

The government announced that it is allowing the reopening of workshops, laboratories and competency assessment centres at technical and vocational education and training institutes in response to a request from the Labour Ministry on June 26. ...

Va Sonyka

Select schools to reopen in August

A Senior Education Ministry official announced yesterday the ministry will request Prime Minister Hun Sen to allow some high-safety standard schools to reopen next month. ...

Sen David

Ministry allows holding of exit exams in school premises

The Ministry of Education today allowed university students to sit for a two-days exit examination at school premises after a three-month-long closure, which was imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus. ...

Som Kanika

Schools to be reopened in ‘three stages’

With guidance from Prime Minister Hun Sen, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, is in the process of reopening schools in three stages. But no timeline has been set, ministry spokesperson Ros Soveacha said on Thursday. ...

Voun Dara

Cambodia to delay school opening till year’s end

Cambodia’s Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport will delay school openings and high school graduation examinations until the end of the year to prevent a second wave of COVID-19. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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