Education and training

Higher education

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501442524/tremendous-growth-in-education-sector-over-decade/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501421802/higher-education-institutions-instructed-to-enhance-quality-of-doctoral-training/

2nd European Higher Education Fair held in Cambodia

The second European Higher Education Fair was held here on Wednesday, aiming at attracting young Cambodians interested in pursuing university studies in Europe. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501359982/2nd-european-higher-education-fair-held-in-cambodia/

MISTI’s STEM guidebook for students choosing higher education degrees

THE  Ministry  of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation (MISTI) provides a free PDF Science, Technology and Innovation guidebook to students looking to choose a higher education degree involving science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in Cambodia. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501346587/mistis-stem-guidebook-for-students-choosing-higher-education-degrees/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501299546/pm-calls-for-more-improvement-of-higher-education-quality/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501280100/pm-awards-tax-reliefs-for-all-educational-establishments/

PM calls on all universities to pay attention to quality

Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has appealed to all universities, both public and private, to do their best to improve the quality of education to suit with the graduates’ abilities and degrees. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501227960/pm-calls-on-all-universities-to-pay-attention-to-quality/

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: 8,619 full scholarships for 2023-24

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport announced that they would provide over 8,000 full scholarships for students to pursue undergraduate degrees for the next academic year 2023-2024. . ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/education-ministry-8619-full-scholarships-2023-24

Techo Sen Institute offers digital scholarships

The Techo Sen Institute (TSI) – run by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport – and the Cambodia Academy of Digital Technology (CADT) under the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications have announced plans to offer a number of scholarships to high school graduates. ...

Hong Raksmey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/techo-sen-institute-offers-digital-scholarships

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

University students encouraged to focus on digital technology

Ministry of Commerce (MoC) has encouraged university students in Cambodia to focus on digital technology and innovation developments amid the remarkably growing Industry Revolution 4.0 and e-commerce business after the e-commerce law was passed.​ ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501139165/university-students-encouraged-to-focus-on-digital-technology/

PM Hun Sen suggests opening of British Universities in Cambodia

Prime Minister Hun Sen has encouraged the United Kingdom to open schools, especially universities in Cambodia, after noting a growing trend of Cambodian students pursuing their studies in the UK. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501137045/pm-hun-sen-suggests-opening-of-british-universities-in-cambodia/

RUPP Vietnamese Language Department to offer 3 courses

Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Hang Chuon Naron issued a proclamation on November 22, 2021, to establish the Institute of International Studies and Public Policy of RUPP where students can study in the Vietnamese Language Department and obtain a bachelor’s in Vietnamese studies, Vietnamese ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501133204/rupp-vietnamese-language-department-to-offer-3-courses/

Thai uni offers scholarships to 40 Cambodian students: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen requested that Thailand’s Krirk University meet with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport to discuss recruitment after the school announced scholarships for 40 Cambodians. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/thai-uni-offers-scholarships-40-cambodian-students-pm

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/

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