Education and training

Development and assistance for education

World Bank approves $79.5 million in financing to strengthen education in Cambodia

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved an additional $79.5 million for the expansion of ongoing activities aimed at improving access to quality education throughout Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501498328/world-bank-approves-79-5-million-in-financing-to-strengthen-education-in-cambodia/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/it-academy-and-ministry-support-lifelong-learning-with-digital-focus

Assembly’s VP urges boost to schools’ infrastructure

Vong Soth, second vice-president of the National Assembly (NA), urged authorities at all levels, Buddhists as well as donors from both home and abroad to support the development of education and school infrastructure. ...

Kim Yutharo
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/na-leader-urges-boost-to-school-infrastructure-

Ministry programme to improve higher education sector

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport plans to introduce doctoral and faculty training courses at the National Institute of Education and other higher education institutions. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501386432/ministry-programme-to-improve-higher-education-sector/

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
https://kiripost.com/stories/international-literacy-day-celebrations-promote-lifelong-learning

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chuon-naron-pledges-further-education-reforms

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501348492/reforms-improve-education-quality-benefitting-500000-students-in-cambodia/

Ministry of Education and UNICEF review Cambodia Education Development Plan 2023

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, in collaboration with UNICEF, organized a consultative workshop on “Mid-Term Review of the Fourth Sustainable Development Roadmap 2023 on Education in Cambodia”. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501345324/ministry-of-education-and-unicef-review-cambodia-education-development-plan-2023/

ADB’s $40 mil loan for clean water, sanitation, education

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $40 million loan to boost access to clean water, sanitation and education at grassroots level through reforms in public finance and decentralisation. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501331743/adbs-40-mil-loan-for-clean-water-sanitation-education/

Digital skill development roadmap to address Cambodia’s skills shortage

A digital skill development roadmap is being developed to help higher education institutions plug the future skills gap predicted in the sector nationwide ...

Bun Tharum
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-digital-skill-development-roadmap-to-address-skills-shortage

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
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-launches-khmer-digital-literacy-programme

Japan gifts primary schools, prosthetic limbs in grants

Japan has signed an agreement to provide over $300,000 in grants for the construction of primary school buildings and the procurement of prosthetic limbs and physiotherapy equipment in Oddar Meanchey, Kratie and Phnom Penh. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-gifts-primary-schools-prosthetic-limbs-grants

KOICA, ChildFund continue partnership in Kratie

The South Korean International Development Agency (KOICA) has agreed to provide more than $1.4 million in assistance to ChildFund Cambodia over the next three years to strengthen the education system for 17 rural primary schools in Chhlong district of Kratie province. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koica-childfund-continue-partnership-kratie

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

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

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/

Chinese-aided school building inaugurated in NW Cambodia’s remote area

A Chinese-aided school building was inaugurated on Saturday in a remote area here in northwest Cambodia, giving hopes for better education to children in this rural area, officials said. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501098114/chinese-aided-school-building-inaugurated-in-nw-cambodias-remote-area/

UK envoy joins fundraiser for Battambang art school

Britain’s Ambassador to Cambodia took part in celebrations in Phnom Penh to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne – the longest serving monarch in British history. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501062906/uk-envoy-joins-fundraiser-for-battambang-art-school/

World Bank talks about economic recovery and investments in education

World Bank Regional Vice President for East Asia and Pacific Manuela V. Ferro appreciated Cambodia’s effective COVID-19 response and encouraged the country to boost investments in education while jump starting economic recovery during her country visit between March 13 and 17. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501046003/world-bank-talks-about-economic-recovery-and-investments-in-education/

Ministry of Education signs MoU with Asia Foundation on further enhancing education sector

Minister of Education Hang Chuon Naron yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Asia Foundation president David D. Arnold on “Cooperation in the field of education” at the Ministry of Education. ...

So Cheata
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501044393/ministry-of-education-signs-mou-with-asia-foundation-on-further-enhancing-education-sector/

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