Social development

Education and training

PM calls on all universities to pay attention to quality

Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has appealed to all universities, both public and private, to do their best to improve the quality of education to suit with the graduates’ abilities and degrees. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501227960/pm-calls-on-all-universities-to-pay-attention-to-quality/

Digital education network growing

The government has announced its intention to establish a nationwide digital network, known as Educational Broadcasting Cambodia (EBC). ...

Samban Chandara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/digital-education-network-growing

‘Education, health to get top priority in budget 2023’

Prime Minister Hun Sen said last week that education and health sectors would be given the highest priority in the national budget as the government needs to invest in human development and the protection of human lives, while other sectors such as national defence and ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501223917/education-health-to-get-top-priority-in-budget-2023/

Free vocational training for 1.5m students in 2024

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that up to 1.5 million young people, who could not afford higher education, will be able to receive free vocational training with an additional stipend as the government seeks to produce more labor skills. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-free-vocational-training-for-15m-students-in-2024

Private education sector thriving nationwide

The private education sector is thriving in Cambodia because there is an increase in talented human resources, a senior official said. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501224470/private-education-sector-thriving-nationwide/

PM Hun Sen cautions against underestimating education in Cambodia

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Monday that some people had studied under leaky school roofs in Cambodia, but they underestimated the quality of education here. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501224906/pm-hun-sen-cautions-against-underestimating-education-in-cambodia/

Education ministry: 8,619 full scholarships for 2023-24

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport announced that they would provide over 8,000 full scholarships for students to pursue undergraduate degrees for the next academic year 2023-2024. . ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/education-ministry-8619-full-scholarships-2023-24

Lack of skills is a barrier to Cambodia becoming a high middle-income country

An official of the Ministry of Economy and Finance said that the lack of skills is a barrier to Cambodia becoming a high middle-income country, according to the vision of the Royal Government. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501222579/lack-of-skills-is-a-barrier-to-cambodia-becoming-a-high-middle-income-country/

Techo Sen Institute offers digital scholarships

The Techo Sen Institute (TSI) – run by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport – and the Cambodia Academy of Digital Technology (CADT) under the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications have announced plans to offer a number of scholarships to high school graduates. ...

Hong Raksmey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/techo-sen-institute-offers-digital-scholarships

School makes STEM skills practical

Bunrany Hun Sen Chakriyavong, one of the only two high schools in the small coastal province of Kep, has recently added life skills to its curriculum in the hope that graduates will employ their skills to earn additional income to support their tertiary education. ...

Keo Bosaba
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/school-makes-stem-skills-practical

Education ministry revising accelerated learning programme

The Department of Primary Education of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, in collaboration with Plan International Cambodia (PIC), have worked together to launch a new range of accelerated grade one textbooks to provide opportunities for aging children who previously dropped out of school. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/education-ministry-revising-accelerated-learning-programme

Gov’t plans to improve STEM skills of students by 2030

The Government has vowed to improve student’s proficiency in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills as many students lack these key learning skills. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501209686/govt-plans-to-improve-stem-skills-of-students-by-2030/

72.33% of students pass national exams

A total of 72.33 percent of students have passed their high school diploma, with students in Phnom Penh and Kandal receiving their results today while pupils in remaining provinces have to wait until tomorrow. ...

Meas Molika
https://kiripost.com/stories/7233-of-students-pass-national-exams

Cambodia in need of qualified librarians, says official

Mao Kolap, vice-president of Cambodian Librarian Associations, said yesterday that Cambodia requires more qualified librarians to match the standards of advanced libraries in other Asean countries. According to a report by the Cambodian Library Association, there are only three graduated librarians, while there are 400 ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501194185/cambodia-in-need-of-qualified-librarians-says-official/

Cyberbullying prevention to be part of school curriculum

The Ministry of Education is preparing to include topics on cyberbullying, sexual exploitation and other online abuses in the school curriculum. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501188824/cyberbullying-prevention-to-be-part-of-school-curriculum/

Early childhood education encouraged

The government is urging parents, especially those in the rural areas of the provinces, to register their children at community preschools. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501185412/early-childhood-education-encouraged/

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