Social development

Education and training

PM outlines plans to increase education to a full day in 50 primary schools

Authorities have revealed plans to increase primary education from half a day to a full day in 50 schools to increase the level of learning, with calls being made for teachers’ pay to be increased in accordance with the additional time spent teaching. ... ...

Meas Molika

Cambodia to further enhance education for good human capital

Prime Minister Hun Manet has reaffirmed the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC)’s commitment to further enhance the education sector for good human capital for the national benefits. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry initiates primary school reading competition

The Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport has instructed all provincial and municipal education departments, school development committees and primary school management committees to organise reading competitions at the primary school level. ... ...

Torn Vibol

IT Academy and ministry support lifelong learning with digital focus

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, in collaboration with the IT Academy STEP Cambodia and DVV International Cambodia, is set to host the first national lifelong learning forum titled “Digital Technology Represents Lifelong Learning Opportunities” on March 28. ... ...

Bor Pich Zelin

MoU aims to elevate youth financial literacy

Financial literacy among Cambodia’s youth is slated to receive a boost after an agreement was signed between SOSORO Museum and the Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC) to enhance youth’s educational awareness about their money affairs. ... ...

Mao Sreypich

SOSORO Museum, ABC sign MoU to promote financial education

In a move to improve financial education in Cambodia, the Preah Srey Içanavarman Museum of Economy and Money (SOSORO) and the Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC) on Wednesday said that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Education minister calls for libraries, reading in teacher training schools

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron has called on all teacher training institutions to establish standard libraries and incorporate reading programmes into their curricula to further enhance the capabilities of pedagogical students. ... ...

Bor Pich Zelin

Ministry conducts Digital School training

The education ministry’s Information Technology Department conducted a recent training course for 200 high school teachers, in order to enhance their use of online teaching resources. ... ...

Bor Pich Zelin

European Union and Cambodia launch $53 million technical education initiative

On Tuesday the European Union and the Cambodian government launched four new programs designed to promote sustainability and energy efficiency in the country, including a $53.1 million initiative to improve technical education. ... ...

Seoung Nimol and Pou Soreachny

Ministry urges the establishment of libraries in more schools

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport is pushing for the establishment of libraries in educational institutions across the country to assist students’ with their studies. ... ...

Ton Vibol

WCS and local authorities educate secondary and high school students about the endangered species

In WCS’s Tonle Sap Landscape program, Community outreach programs play an important role in raising local awareness of wildlife conservation and engaging them in protecting and conserving natural resources. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Minister highlights TVET as path to higher education

Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Heng Sour stated that technical and vocational education training (TVET) serves as a bridge for young people to develop simple skills which can be combined and form a foundation for further studies in college. ... ...

Van Socheata

ANA opens training program on Heritage Education for students in 2024

The Apsara National Authority, in collaboration with the Khmer Cultural Heritage Organization and  the local authority, opened a training program on Heritage Education for students at Hun Sen Prasat Bakong High School, Siem Reap Province. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry of Labour and PSE agree to promote vocational training for young people

Heng Sour, Minister of Labour and Vocational Training, and Ms. Leakhena des Pallières, Managing Director of the PSE-Pour un Sourire d’Enfant, agreed to promote vocational technical training to Cambodian youth to acquire specific skills for the job market. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Model secondary schools embrace digital education

The Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport has initiated a campaign to elevate the standard of model schools by implementing digital education for students in selected secondary schools in Phnom Penh. The initiative aims to enhance student achievement and is set to expand across the ...

Chea Sokny

Tremendous growth in education sector over decade

Over a decade, the number of higher education institutions in Cambodia has grown from 110 to 132, according to the 10-year Achievement Report released by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport. ... ...

Hang Punreay

Ministry puts more than 40,000 migrant kids into schools

From 2018 to 2023, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) cooperated with its partners to help a total of 43,952 children of migrant working parents enter public schools as well as childcare and educational centres managed by humanitarian organisations. ... ...

Hang Punreay

Number of kindergartens and schools increasing

From 2013 to 2023, the number of kindergartens and schools increased from 14,852 to 18,830, which in the ten-year period was 3,978 more places of education nationwide. ... ...

Hang Punreay

Model primary standards in effect

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron has introduced model primary school standards, unveiling a document on child development linked to primary education and an accelerated first-year Khmer language textbook. ... ...

Kim Yutharo

Higher education institutions instructed to enhance quality of doctoral training

The Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport has observed a steady increase in the number of students pursuing PhD degrees and is taking steps to enhance the quality control of doctoral training. ... ...

Torn Vibol

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