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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. ...

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

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

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

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 ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50572826/ministry-approves-computer-budget-for-schools/

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 ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rupp-seal-swedens-10m-funding

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 ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/smart-ministries-offer-scholarships

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 ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-participate-world-cleanup-day

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, ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/exam-score-blunder-solved

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 ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/group-pupils-complain-over-results-examination

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 ...

Or Sreypich
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50520587/failing-students-urged-to-take-up-skills-training/

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.   ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50507433/minister-sets-down-exam-rules/

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. ...

Yon Sineat
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/two-international-union-groups-speak-fired-teachers

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. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ex-cnrp-teachers-fired-siem-reap-say-move-politically-motivated

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.  ...

Kong Meta and Yesenia Amaro
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-eyes-school-discipline

Dropout rates dropped in ’16, Education Ministry says

Significantly fewer upper secondary students dropped out of school in 2016 compared to the previous year, but Cambodian education authorities say they still want to halve the rate to improve graduation rates and students’ chances of success in life. ...

Touch Sokha
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dropout-rates-dropped-16-education-ministry-says

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

405 get an A in high school exams

The ministry of Education announced the results of the grade 12 high school exams on Saturday afternoon, noting that 405 of the 89,661 students who enrolled to take the exam received an A grade, a marked improvement on the previous year and a “surprise” for ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/29612/405-get-an-a-in-high-school-exams/

Ministry hails successful national exam, says no cheating at all

As the third year of strictly regulated national high school exams drew to a close on Tuesday, the Ministry of Education brushed off evidence of widespread attempts at cheating and declared the event a success. ...

Janelle Retka and Phan Soumy
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/ministry-hails-successful-national-exam-says-no-cheating-117078/

High-stakes Grade 12 exams kick off

Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron applauded the vast majority of Grade-12 students for obeying the strict no-cheating rules he introduced three years ago as nationwide testing kicked off yesterday with relatively few hiccups. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Yesenia Amaro
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/high-stakes-grade-12-exams-kick

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