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Officials take a tour to study S Korean school meals programme

Cambodian Government officials, along with staff from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), are visiting South Korea on a study tour aiming at strengthening Cambodia’s school meals programme. ...

Torn Vibol

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

Government trained over 270,000 workers in past five years

The Royal Government of Cambodia has equipped over 270,000 workers with the necessary formal skills for the job market from 2018 to 2022. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Labour Minister asks JICA to continue vocational technical training to boost Cambodia’s economic growth to 7%

Heng Sour, Minister of Labour and Vocational Training, has requested the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Cambodia to continue developing human resources in technical and vocational training to increase the momentum of Cambodia’s economic growth to 7%. ...

Khmer Times Staff

International Literacy Day celebrations promote lifelong learning

To celebrate International Literacy Day, UNESCO helped the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport (MoEYS) held a celebration in Preah Vihear under the national theme, ‘Literacy is the Foundation of Entrepreneurship and Economics’. ...

Meas Molika

Ministry enhances curriculum for hearing, visual impairments

The education ministry is focusing on enhancing materials and teaching methods for a specialised curriculum supporting students with hearing and visual impairments in Cambodia, thereby promoting the development of disabled individuals. ...

AFD commits to skills development in Cambodia

France has reaffirmed its commitment to ongoing collaboration with Cambodia’s Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, particularly in relation to the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and National Social Security Fund (NSSF) sectors. ...

Neang Sokunthea

2nd European Higher Education Fair held in Cambodia

The second European Higher Education Fair was held here on Wednesday, aiming at attracting young Cambodians interested in pursuing university studies in Europe. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Senior Interior Ministry official asks China to help teach digital skills to ministry officials

A senior official of the Ministry of Interior requested the Chinese side provide digital skills training to Ministry of Interior officials, especially officials of the General Department of Digital Technology and Education, which has just been established in the seventh mandate. ...

Khmer Times Staff

NA requests continued Japanese support in capacity building of students

National Assembly President Khuon Sudary requested continued support from the Government of Japan in capacity building of students, especially the rural poor, as well as civil servants. ...

Torn Vibol

Cambodia, China to set up e-commerce training centre

Cambodia and China are discussing plans to establish e-commerce technical training centres or institutes in Cambodia amid the global boom of e-commerce. ...

Hin Pisei

Vocational training for informal students increases

Some 10,499 students trained in various vocational skills last year, a rise of 2,229 people from the 8,270 informal students in 2021, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport said.​ ...

Torn Vibol

Minister spells out eight priorities for education sector

Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport, said  that the four priorities set by the government and the four points set by the Ministry of Education will be the driving force for education reform in the seventh mandate. ...

Torn Vibol

UNESCO enhancing digital literacy for ethnic minorities

UNESCO and Conserve Indigenous Peoples Languages (CIPL), an NGO, are collaborating to enhance access to media, information, and digital literacy among ethnic minority youth in Preah Vihear, Mondulkiri, and Ratanakkiri provinces. ...

Chea Sokny

Neth Pheaktra: Ministry of Information to focus on institutional modernisation and media quality strengthening

Ministry of Information will focus on institutional modernisation, modern administration, and strengthening of quality of the country’s media through training and reinforcement of professional ethics in journalism. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia, India vow to strengthen cooperation in information dissemination and training of human resources in the field of information

This commitment was made during a working discussion between  Neth Pheaktra, Minister of Information and  Devyani Khobragade, Ambassador of India to Cambodia on the afternoon of September 6, 2023 at the Ministry of Information. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Chuon Naron pledges to further education reforms

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron has reiterated the importance of developing Cambodia’s human resources, noting that the ministry remains committed to fostering cooperation with all relevant parties to hit the Kingdom’s educational reform targets. ...

Bor Pich Zelin

Chuon Naron pledges to further education reforms

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron has reiterated the importance of developing Cambodia’s human resources, noting that the ministry remains committed to fostering cooperation with all relevant parties to hit the Kingdom’s educational reform targets. ...

Bor Pich Zelin

Stopping outflow: New private school licensing halted to address teacher exodus

Minister of Education, Youth, and Sport Hang Chuon Naron has decided to temporarily suspend the setting up of new private educational institutions, especially in Phnom Penh, while studying how teacher migration to these establishments is affecting the quality of public schools. ...

Torn Vibol

Cambodia's digital journey shows signs of growth

The number of students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) majors in higher education in Cambodia has increased in recent years, but the numbers still remain relatively low. ...

Prak Chan Thul

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

Digital learning in Ratanakiri to get drop-outs back to school

Plan International in cooperation with Ratanakiri’s provincial department of Education, Youth and Sport conducted teaching sessions for 5,400 drop out students to attend school and access formal education through the project “Enhancing Quality Learning for Out of School Children in Northeastern Cambodia (EQUAL)” by accessing ...

Tith Kongnov

Reforms improve education quality benefitting 500,000 students in Cambodia

Almost half a million students—52 percent of them girls have benefited from the improved school operations, learning facilities, and capacities of teachers and school leaders this project yielded. The project also formed the backbone of the country’s distance teaching and learning program or efforts during ...

Khmer Times Staff

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