Education and training

Vocational education

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-highlights-tvet-as-path-to-higher-education

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501445525/ministry-of-labour-and-pse-agree-to-promote-vocational-training-for-young-people/

France pledges $217.66M for training in key sectors

France has pledged to assist Cambodia with an additional 200 million euros ($217.66 million) to boost vocational training in energy and clean water treatment. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/france-pledges-21766m-for-training-in-key-sectors

Over 20,000 youths signed up for “TVET 1.5M”

As of Jan. 4, at least 20,393 young people, 7,007 of them women, from poor and vulnerable families have registered for the Technical and Vocational Education and Training “TVET 1.5M.” ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501420759/over-20000-youths-signed-up-for-tvet-1-5m/

Some 1,300 underprivileged students enroll at NPIC

Since the official launch of the technical and vocational training programme for poor and vulnerable youths last month, some 1,300 young people have enrolled at the National Polytechnic Institute of Cambodia (NPIC). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501412958/some-1300-underprivileged-students-enroll-at-npic/

Government urges youth to consider vocational training

Senior officials from the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training are encouraging young Cambodians to study technical skills but choose courses that not only interest them but are also in demand to improve their chances of finding suitable work in the job market. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501403688/government-urges-youth-to-consider-vocational-training/

Ministry offers free vocational training for 67,000 nationwide

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training announced free vocational training for 67,000 people from across the country in keeping with the demands of the labour market. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501403686/ministry-offers-free-vocational-training-for-67000-nationwide/

Cambodia to provide training on technical skills for 1.5 million young people

Cambodia’s private sector hopes to provide vocational training on technical skills for approximately 1.5 million young people to supplement the country’s local skilled workforce, enhance capabilities, and reduce production costs shortly. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501395454/cambodia-to-provide-training-on-technical-skills-for-1-5-million-young-people/

Minister of Labour thanks the Japanese company for continuing to train technical schools in Cambodia

Heng Sour, Minister of Labour and Vocational Training, on Nov 20, thanked the Japanese company for continuing to provide human resource training to JVC Technical Institute on vehicle repair and maintenance skills, including a project to train the capacity of Cambodian trainees in Japan through ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501395614/minister-of-labour-thanks-the-japanese-company-for-continuing-to-train-technical-schools-in-cambodia/

MoU strengthens technical and vocational internships

The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training, Chamber of Commerce, and employers’ association signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote internship opportunities for vocational and technical training. ...

Kiripost staff writers
https://kiripost.com/stories/mou-strengthens-technical-and-vocational-internships

Skilled labour critical for new investment, underlines PM Hun Manet

The vocational and technical training for 1.5 million young people from poor and vulnerable households across the country at state institutions, without tuition fee charges will have skilled labourers to feed the production chain of investment. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501386316/skilled-labour-critical-for-new-investment-underlines-pm-hun-manet/

Skills training for 1.5 million people will focus on 10 areas with 38 skills, says PM

The Prime Minister of Cambodia, Dr. Hun Manet, stated that the vocational training policy for 1.5 million young people will focus on 10 areas and 38 professions. .. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501386064/skills-training-for-1-5-million-people-will-focus-on-10-areas-with-38-skills-says-pm/

Royal Government plans to spend about $36 million to train young people from poor families

In 2024, the Royal Government of Cambodia planned to spend about $36 million on vocational training for young people from poor and vulnerable families across the country. This is according to the draft of the 2024 national budget, which was released by the Ministry of ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501383846/royal-government-plans-to-spend-about-36-million-to-train-young-people-from-poor-families/

ADB signs $140m loan agreement to boost skills and public services

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed two loan agreements with the Ministry of Economy and Finance on Tuesday for a total of $140 million to boost the quality of Cambodia’s workforce through technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and improve public service delivery by ...

Thang Sinorn
https://kiripost.com/stories/adb-signs-140m-loan-agreement-to-boost-skills-and-public-services

Rehabilitating drug users urged to strive for a new life

Chea Somethy, Minister of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation encouraged drug addicts to engage in sports and patiently create a new future while assuring them that society does not stigmatise victims or people who have a history of drug use. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501367052/rehabilitating-drug-users-urged-to-strive-for-a-new-life/

Ministry intensifying efforts in fight against child labour

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training is intensifying its efforts to disseminate labour laws and legal documents related to child employment across Cambodia, with an emphasis on five provinces. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-intensifying-efforts-fight-against-child-labour

AFD commits to skills development in Cambodia

France has reaffirmed its commitment to ongoing collaboration with Cambodia’s Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, particularly in relation to the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and National Social Security Fund (NSSF) sectors. ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/afd-commits-skills-development-cambodia

Vocational training for informal students increases

Some 10,499 students trained in various vocational skills last year, a rise of 2,229 people from the 8,270 informal students in 2021, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport said.​ ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501358574/vocational-training-for-informal-students-increases/

SDF implements 100 projects, trains 11,309

The Skills Development Fund (SDF), under Cambodia’s Ministry of Economy and Finance, has implemented 100 training projects in the last five years since its inception in March 2018, benefitting 11,309 workers. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501338655/sdf-implements-100-projects-trains-11309/

ADB loan for TVET to boost skilled workforce in Cambodia

Cambodia will benefit through reforms and investments in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) combined with private sector participation with a new $100 million loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501335348/adb-loan-for-tvet-to-boost-skilled-workforce-in-cambodia/

Labour Ministry, SCIA ink MoU on Vocational Training for Cambodia’s young people

The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Singapore Cambodia International Academy (SCIA) have reached a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in carrying out the Royal Government of Cambodia’s policy on vocational training for 1.5 million young people. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501312580/labour-ministry-scia-ink-mou-on-vocational-training-for-cambodias-young-people/

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