Education and training

Higher education

Moon Pich: From cowherd to naval graduate

A former cowherd from Kampong Chhnang province attracted public attention recently when he posted several pictures of himself with US President Joe Biden and his grandmother at his recent graduation ceremony from the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland – in part due to the ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/moon-pich-cowherd-naval-graduate

Jab card check for students a one-off

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport instructed municipal and provincial education departments across the country to inform school administrators that the vaccination card check for students should be done just once on the first day they attend classes. ...

Post staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/jab-card-check-students-one

RUPP plans student swap with Texas school

The Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Angelo State University (ASU) – located in the US city of San Angelo in the state of Texas – on October 25 to strengthen higher education cooperation, expand both institutions’ scope ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rupp-plans-student-swap-texas-school

Institutions of Higher Education to reopen doors to normal learning

It’s definitely smiles all around with the government deciding to reopen all  public and private institutions of higher education. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50942962/institutions-of-higher-education-to-reopen-doors-to-normal-learning/

Schools seek gov’t meeting to find ways for reopening

More than 100 private educational institutions have decided to request a meeting with the government to find ways to reopen schools as many of them are facing bankruptcy and on the brink of closing. The decision came during a virtual meeting among them on June ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/schools-seek-govt-meeting-find-ways-reopening

Higher education enrolment shrinks

The number of students enrolled in higher educational institutions in the new academic year has decreased compared to previous years, a trend which the education sector largely blames on the Covid-19 crisis. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/higher-education-enrolment-shrinks

Ministry allows public universities to reopen with COVID-19 measures​

The Ministry of Education yesterday announced that it has given a green light to public universities all over the country to reopen after months of closure to prevent the outbreak of COVID-19.​   ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772511/ministry-allows-public-universities-to-reopen-with-covid-19-measures/

Digital education will continue to be a priority

The Ministry of Education is cooperating with the International Centre for Higher Education Innovation of Unesco (Unesco-ICHEI) to diversify higher education with more digital-focussed programmes ...

Kuch Nithatevy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763513/digital-education-will-continue-to-be-a-priority/

PM tells Royal Academy to up PhD standards

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday instructed the Royal Academy of Cambodia to carefully scrutinise post-graduate candidates as he said the number of Cambodian PhD students was “too high”, with the Kingdom recording one of the highest ratios of PhD holders in the world. Hun ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-tells-royal-academy-phd-standards

New Generation Pedagogical Research Centre inaugurated

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport on Thursday inaugurated the New Generation Pedagogical Research Centre (NGPRC), located at the National Institute of Education.​​ ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-generation-pedagogical-research-centre-inaugurated

Kingdom in talent ranking rise

Cambodia moved up a notch this year as a place for attracting and growing talent, according to the Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2019 (GTCI) report released this week. It ranked the Kingdom 107 out of 125 countries. ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-talent-ranking-rise

Three universities agree to found new research centre

The Royal University of Phnom Penh, the Royal University of Fine Arts, and the National Institute of Education inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Monday, agreeing to establish a joint higher education social sciences and humanities research institute. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-universities-agree-found-new-research-centre

Psychology department sees decrease in students

The Royal University of Phnom Penh’s department of psychology has seen a decrease in students and its dean has blamed a lack of human resources and decreased interest in the subject. Phan Chan Pov, dean of the psychology department at the university, said there are ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50544908/psychology-department-sees-decrease-in-students-2/

Agriculture scholarships to help nurture local talent

A new agriculture scholarship and research grant were launched yesterday with the aim of nurturing local expertise by providing students opportunities to pursue graduate degrees and conduct research. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5086816/agriculture-scholarships-help-nurture-local-talent/

Kratie University construction complete

The recently constructed Kratie University, which was mostly funded by the Chinese government, was handed over to the Education Ministry yesterday. ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37563/kratie-university-construction-complete/

Ministry of foreign affairs to build first diplomatic institute

The Foreign Affairs Ministry expects to complete construction on its first training institute for local diplomats in the next 18 months, officials said Monday. Foreign Affairs Ministry spokes-man Chum Sounry said work on the National Institute for Diplomatic and Relations of International Study began in December. ...

Chhorn Phearun
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/second2/ministry-foreign-affairs-build-first-diplomatic-institute-126811/

Thai university to set up tourism school

Thailand’s Rajamangala University of Technology plans to set up a tourism and hospitality institute in Siem Reap province to build the capacity of Cambodians working in the tourism sector. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36200/thai-university-to-set-up-tourism-school/

Fine arts university to relocate

The government will spend at least $12 million to relocate the Royal University of Fine Arts (RUFA) and build a cultural center on four hectares of land in Chroy Changvar district, while the old university buildings will be used to expand the National Museum. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36128/fine-arts-university-to-relocate/

Entrepreneurship to be taught in the classroom

Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron has unveiled a plan to add coursework on entrepreneurship to the school and university curricula starting in the next academic year, state news agency AKP said yesterday. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/entrepreneurship-be-taught-classroom

Smart axiata funds degrees for students

Ten students will have the opportunity to further their studies for free thanks to Smart Axiata’s SmartEdu Scholarship Program, which not only covers their entire tertiary education tuition, but has also awarded them a monthly stipend amounting to $15,000 for the duration of their degree. ...

Mayuri Mei Lin​
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/31378/smart-axiata-funds-degrees-for-students/

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