Social development

Education and training

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/

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

Media literacy becoming important, say NGOs and ministries

Media literacy refers to the ability to think objectively about the information a person comes into contact with through general media and, increasingly, social media. It is a common goal of the government and civil society organisations to bring this knowledge to the Cambodian people, ...

Keo Bosaba
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/media-literacy-becoming-important-say-ngos-and-ministries

$70million will be spend on STEM education nationwide

A $70 million loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will be utilised to aid the STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education nationwide in the upper secondary level. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501180995/70million-will-be-spend-on-stem-education-nationwide/

Online media literacy forum gives youths digital savvy

The establishment of the Media & Information Literacy Network Cambodia (MIL-KH) is an important step towards providing problem-solving and critical thinking skills to young Cambodians to help them safely use digital communications, according to Oung Chanthol, executive director of the Women’s Media Centre of Cambodia ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/online-media-literacy-forum-gives-youths-digital-savvy

Pushing for safety: Ministry issues guidelines on students’ travel to school

In the wake of the recent boat capsize tragedy which claimed the lives of 11 students, the Education Ministry is pushing for measures to enhance safety, including an end to the use of modes of transport which pose a risk to passengers. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501173211/pushing-for-safety-ministry-issues-guidelines-on-students-travel-to-school/

UNESCO to launch BEEP in 14 more provinces

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) will launch its Basic Education Equivalency Programme (BEEP) in another 14 provinces. ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501170010/unesco-to-launch-beep-in-14-more-provinces/

Women urged to pursue postgraduate education

Prime Minister Hun Sen encouraged female students to pursue their education, regardless of whether they marry and have children, noting that the number of women pursuing postgraduate degrees and doctorates has decreased sharply compared to their male counterparts.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/women-urged-pursue-postgraduate-education

Ministry forming working group on migrant schools

Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Samheng is establishing a working group to study the feasibility of arranging school facilities for the children of migrant workers both in the country and abroad. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-forming-working-group-migrant-schools

PM urges Education Ministry to ensure education for all

Prime Minister Techo Hun Sen has asked Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Dr Hang Chuon Naron to ensure the education for all. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501167099/pm-urges-education-ministry-to-ensure-education-for-all/

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

Teacher’s association seeks permission for march with petitions

The Cambodian Independent Teacher’s Association (CITA) plans to celebrate this year’s Teachers’ Day on October 5 with a public display, with Phnom Penh authorities saying that permission may be granted depending on the circumstances. ...

Eng Reachny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/teachers-association-seeks-permission-march-petitions

Skills for future economy project to be okayed by 2023: ADB

ADB will support the Skills for Future Economy Sector Development Program in Cambodia, said a top official of the bank. The bank is the leading development partner in the technical and vocational education and training (TVET) sector. ...

Sok Sithika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501156974/skills-for-future-economy-project-to-be-okayed-by-2023-adb/

NCDM holds training seminar on IT tech in disaster management

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) and the World Food Programme (WFP) – in collaboration with the Department of Geography and Land Management at the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) – launched a three-day basic training course on use of remote sensing (RS) ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ncdm-holds-training-seminar-it-tech-disaster-management

MoU signed to push financial literacy

Associations of Banks and Microfinance Institutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday with a FinTech federation to promote financial literacy and inclusion as part of a move towards greater digital adoption. ...

Prak Chan Thul
https://kiripost.com/stories/mou-signed-to-push-financial-literacy

Liger School students to launch Cambodian economy book

Students from Liger Leadership Academy are gearing up to launch a book on Cambodia’s economy after two years of research. ...

Bun Tharum
https://kiripost.com/stories/liger-school-students-to-launch-cambodian-economy-book-volume-2

This year’s high school exam postponed to early December

The high school exam for the academic year 2021-2022, previously scheduled for Nov. 14-15, and then delayed to Nov. 21-22, was once again postponed to early December. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501150462/this-years-high-school-exam-postponed-to-early-december/

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