Kids encouraged to read ahead of National Reading Day
Minister of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) Hang Chuon Naron on Monday urged parents to bring their kids to participate in reading events, read more at home rather than playing games as the National Reading Day approaches. ...
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. ...
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 ...
Belgium to assist promotion of education in Cambodia
The commitment was made by Ms. Silbille de Cartier d’Yves, newly-appointed Bangkok-Based Ambassador of Belgium to Cambodia in a meeting with Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports. ...
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Minister of Education vows to reduce COVID-19 impact on education system
The Minister of Education, Youth and Sports has stated that Cambodia is working to reduce the impact of Covid-19 on the education system by shifting to a multidisciplinary approach in the education system. ...
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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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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). ...
Ministry approves computer budget for schools
The Finance Ministry has approved a budget for the Education, Youth and Sport Ministry to spend on computers and printers for public schools. Finance Minister Aun Pornoniroth in a letter on Friday said the budget is to facilitate a part of the Education Ministry’s reform ...
RUPP seal Sweden’s $10M funding
The Swedish Embassy in Cambodia signed a memorandum of understanding with the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) on Wednesday to fund a high-quality training and research institute. The agreement is worth in the region of $10 million for a four-year pilot phase focusing on ...
Smart, ministries offer scholarships
Smart Axiata in collaboration with the ministries of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS), and Posts and Telecommunication (MPTC), signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday to “develop future talents and digital corporate leaders”. As part of this, 20 scholarships will be offered to ...
Kingdom to participate in World Cleanup Day
September 15 is World Cleanup Day and Cambodia will be participating with 20 million people from 150 countries across the globe, said Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra. He said that this year, working under the theme “Together for a Clean World”, participants in the ...
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Exam score blunder solved
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport on Thursday said its computerised score calculation process had experienced technical problems that affected the mathematics examination scores of 740 classes. This was found when its committee, established to address dissatisfaction over the results of the high school, ...
Group of pupils complain over results of examination
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport said it will set up an examination committee to review complaints from over 100 students who are unhappy with their national high school examination results. Students across the Kingdom were disappointed with their results, especially in mathematics, where ...
Failing students urged to take up skills training
Minister of Education Hang Chuon Naron yesterday advised Grade 12 students who fail the national exam to study vocational skills instead of ending their education. Speaking at the launching of a pilot project “Basic Education Equivalency Program” in Phnom Penh, he said that students who ...
Minister sets down exam rules
The Education Ministry plans to spend nearly $5 million on the national high school exam this year. Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron said yesterday that the ministry spent about $4.8 million preparing for the national exam every year. ...
Two international union groups speak for fired teachers
Two prominent international unions have written to the Ministry of Education accusing it of illegally firing several employees with ties to the now-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party, and asking that the group be reinstated. ...
Ex-CNRP teachers fired in Siem Reap, say move politically motivated
The Ministry of Education has fired four ex-Cambodia National Rescue Party members from their teaching jobs in Siem Reap province, according to a letter from Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron. ...
Ministry eyes school discipline
The Ministry of Education late last week instructed provincial education departments to tighten their management of schools and to discipline teachers who are failing to live up to their responsibilities. ...
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