Social development

Education and training

Literacy linked with life skill

Every year, the world celebrates 8th of September as the International Literacy Day, to recognize the important role of literacy as the basis for poverty reduction, democratization, and sustainable development. International evidence demonstrates that literacy improves the quality of people’s lives as literate people are capable ...

Khmer Time Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50641073/literacy-linked-with-life-skill/

Students welcome ‘School Learning Gardens’ in Siem Reap

More than 100 enthusiastic students, teachers and community members welcomed the launch of “School Learning Gardens” at Trapeang Svay Primary School in Siem Reap province’s Angkor Thom district on Wednesday. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/students-welcome-school-learning-gardens-siem-reap

PM pushes for lifelong learning opportunities

Prime Minister Hun Sen has tasked all relevant ministries, institutions, authorities, educational institutions, learning centres and monasteries to develop lifelong learning opportunities for the people to better their lives. In a message published yesterday to mark this year’s National Literacy Day, Mr Hun Sen said ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50637359/pm-pushes-for-lifelong-learning-opportunities/

School for autistic students to vacate NBIC to make room for the disabled

The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation has told The Rabbit School, a local NGO that educates autistic students, to move its operations from government-run National Borei for Infants and Children (NBIC) to a new premise, school director Hun Touch said. The ministry’s ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/school-autistic-students-vacate-nbic-make-room-disabled

Ministry to pilot school climate change project

The Ministry of Environment has proposed a model project to be implemented in urban schools to mitigate the impact of climate change. The pilot scheme will involve five target schools in the capital, including Preah Sisowath High School, Chaktomuk Primary School, Samdech Hun Sen Prey ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-pilot-school-climate-change-project

Siem Reap’s Wat Bo Primary School seen as model in Kingdom

Wat Bo Primary School in Siem Reap town is considered a model school throughout the Kingdom and beyond, having made a name for itself for its well-mannered pupils, pleasant environment and attentive teachers. Located in Sala Kamroeuk commune’s Wat Bo village, this academic year the ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reaps-wat-bo-primary-school-seen-model-kingdom

Unesco: Teacher education to benefit 130,000 children

Some 130,000 children, particularly the vulnerable, will benefit from the Strengthening Teacher Education Programme in Cambodia (STEPCam), Unesco said on Tuesday. The UN agency said the initiative focuses on the role of teachers in building foundations in early learning, with the Ministry of Education, Youth ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unesco-teacher-education-benefit-130000-children

Order called for national exams

The Ministry of Interior has called on the governors of Phnom Penh and the provinces to collaborate with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport and specialised institutions to ensure security, safety and order during this year’s Grade 12 national examinations on August 19-20. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/order-called-national-exams

Minister urges graduates to continue studies and be ‘skilful intellectuals’

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron on Thursday encouraged recent graduates to continue their studies and become “skilful intellectuals”. The minister’s remarks were made during the Limkokwing University graduation ceremony in Phnom Penh’s Tonle Bassac commune. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-urges-graduates-continue-studies-and-be-%E2%80%98skilful-intellectuals%E2%80%99

ADB approves $60 million loan for skills training

Asian Development Bank yesterday approved a $60 million loan to Cambodia to boost labor skills and competitiveness and help the government’s efforts to transit the economy into a skills-driven one. Cambodia is ranked 110th out of 140 economies in the 2018 Global Competitiveness Report, based on ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50617576/adb-approves-60-million-loan-for-skills-training/

Hun Sen seeks Chinese cooperation on human resource development

Prime Minister Hun Sen requested China’s cooperation on human resource development on Wednesday by collaborating with the Royal Academy of Cambodia and the ministries of Education, Youth and Sport and Labour and Vocational Training and boosting the sector. The request came during a meeting with ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-seeks-chinese-cooperation-human-resource-development

Cambodia urges tourism training on par with Asean

Cambodia is calling for the establishment of tourism institutes and universities to provide relevant skills in compliance with an Asean curriculum, Minister of Tourism Thong Khon said. He was speaking during the Sub-Forum on Yunnan-South Asia & Southeast Asia Tourism Vocational Education and Personnel Training ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-urges-tourism-training-par-asean

Two schools issue ban on smart phones

Two state schools have banned students from using smart phones during school hours, saying it distracts them from their studies. Um Maly, the principal of Pochentong Secondary School in Dangkor district, yesterday said that he made an announcement on Monday informing his more than 1,000 ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50601667/two-schools-issue-ban-on-smart-phones/

Three more BEEP centres open in Phnom Penh

The Labour and Education ministries, in collaboration with Unesco, yesterday jointly launched three more Basic Education Equivalency Programme centres in Phnom Penh for school dropouts to continue their education online. The new centres are at the National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, JVC Technical College ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50600369/three-more-beep-centres-open-in-phnom-penh/

Fewer school hours to beat the heat

With temperatures reaching more than 40 degrees Celsius, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport announced on Thursday that it was amending school study hours to lessen the risk of illness for teachers and students, particularly those at kindergarten. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fewer-school-hours-beat-heat

Student health targeted under new gov’t policy

The Cambodian government has approved the “Draft National Policy on School Health” after hearing reports and holding discussions at a Council of Ministers meeting led by Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday. “The draft national policy has as its vision the development of good physical, ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/student-health-targeted-under-new-govt-policy

MoEYS outlines achievements

The attendance rate at public and private primary schools stands at 98 per cent, a similar level to other countries in the region, Minister for Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron told a meeting to outline the achievements of the 2017-18 period on Monday. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/moeys-outlines-achievements

Minister of Education meets with Microsoft

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron met with representatives of Microsoft on Wednesday at the National Sport Training Center in Phnom Penh to support the multinational firm’s assistance with the development and expansion of the New Generation Schools (NGS) programme. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-education-meets-microsoft

Higher student dropout rates along Cambodia's border with Thailand

A Cambodian official reported last week that about 23 percent of children in three provinces along the border with Thailand have stopped attending school. Cambodian Education Minister Hangchuon Naron spoke at a conference about the student dropout rate. He said that the rate in Battambang, Banteay Meanchey ...

Jonathan Evans
https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/higher-student-dropout-rates-along-cambodia-s-border-with-thailand/4794430.html

Government starts programme for secondary school dropouts

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) launched the Basic Education Equivalency Programme (Beep) on Sunday – an internet-based education programme for Cambodian youths in grades seven to nine who have dropped out of school – at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC). ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-starts-programme-secondary-school-dropouts

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