Social development

Education and training

Ministry of Labour to provide vocational training to 1.5 million young people from poor and vulnerable families

Pursuant to the recommendation of Prime Minister Hun Sen, the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training is co-developing a national policy on vocational training for 1.5 million young people in poor and vulnerable families with the Royal Government paying tuition fees and monthly stipends. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Free online courses to strengthen tourism SMEs’ digital and financial skills

Cambodia’s tourism SMEs can sign up to free modules delivered by PATA that focus on strengthening finance and digital skills in a post-pandemic world ...

Marissa Carruthers

Japan pledges continued support for Cambodia’s education

Japan is committed to continue supporting Cambodia’s education sector, especially the scholarship program under the Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development (JDS). ...

Khmer Times Staff

ODC provides data literacy training for journalists

The four-day Data Literacy Training for Journalists on Social Accountability has successfully finished, with Open Development Cambodia (ODC) grateful for active engagement from participants, and hopes they can use the knowledge and skills gained for their professional and personal development. ...

Mon Sokeo

PM calls for more improvement of higher education quality

Prime Minister Hun Sen urged relevant institutions, especially the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) to further enhance the quality of higher education, particularly the doctorate degree. ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM awards tax reliefs for all educational establishments

In a significant move to boost the education sector in the country, the Royal Government of Cambodia has decided to extend the tax reliefs enjoyed by higher educational institutions till now to all educational establishments from January 2024 for five years until the end of ...

Manoj Mathew

Ministry sets dates for Diploma and Bac II exams

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has announced the annual schedule for junior high school Diploma and high school Baccalaureate (Bac II) final examinations. ...

Hang Punreay

Education ministry set to reform budgeting practices

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron outlined plans for reforms at his ministry, with a focus on institutional capacity building and performance-based budgeting. ...

Van Socheata

Half of high school dropouts in Ratanakiri are indigenous

Ratanakiri provincial authorities are concerned as almost half of the high school dropouts in the province are students from indigenous communities. ...

Chhun Sunly

AFD pledges $435m for Cambodian development projects

AFD has pledged to pump its largest amount of funding to date into Cambodia in the form of $435 million to fund a raft of projects, with priority given to water and sanitation, agriculture, energy and vocational training sectors. ...

Marissa Carruthers

Schools off during SEA and ASEAN Para Games

Students across the nation have been given 28 days off school during the 32nd SEA Games and 12th ASEAN Para Games, with the possibility to study online. ...

Yatt Malai

Officials join environmental crime seminar

Seven Cambodian delegates attended a meeting on “Joint Inter-Institutional Response to Environmental Crimes and Biological Threats” held on March 22 to 23, in Bangkok, Thailand. ...

Post Staff

Ministry declares 29-day school break during SEA Games

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has declared a 29-day public and private school break from April 20 to May 18, while Cambodia hosts the 32nd SEA Games. ...

Torn Vibol

New digital literacy program to benefit thousands of students

Thousands of students across the country are set to benefit from Khmer Digital Literacy Program, a new digital literacy program, to be launched in Cambodia next month. ...

Adur Pradeep

Cambodia launches khmer digital literacy programme

The Khmer Digital Literacy Programme was launched on Wednesday to equip Cambodian students and educators with digital literacy skills, bridging the digital gap and empowering citizens to navigate the online landscape safely and effectively. ...

Seng Mengheng

7% drop out of schools in Oddar Meanchey every year

Around 7% of schoolchildren stop their education at lower class levels in Oddar Meanchey province every year due to migration of parents, a top official said yesterday. ...

Chhun Sunly

$4m pumped into improving nutrition in schools

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) has pledged to spend $4 million this year to provide food to school children by using community-based agricultural products to promote nutrition and education in areas of high poverty and vulnerability. ...

Chhorn Raksmey

Public works ministry asks for Japan’s hand in human resource development

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has asked Japan to keep contributing to overall human resource development, and potentially support the Techo Sen Institute of Public Works and Transport (TSI) in its training of Cambodian engineers in specific skills. ...

Ry Sochan

World Vision Cambodia launches '10,000 Books' campaign for child literacy

World Vision International (Cambodia) has launched a “10,000 Books” campaign for children by calling for public participation to jointly promote reading culture and raise funds to help children in remote areas understand that reading is essential for them. ...

Long Kimmarita

Meals incentive: Gov’t beefing up school feeding programme to curb dropouts

The government has issued a sub-decree which will allocate over $4 million to fund meals in more than 400 schools across 10 provinces in a bid to curb dropouts this year. ...

Hang Punreay

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