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Cambodia’s first confirmed case of Covid-19 occurred in late January. With a second case in early March in Siem Reap Province, home of the renowned temples of Angkor Wat, the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport (MoEYS), in an abundance of caution, closed the schools until further notice.
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport in collaboration with The Asia Foundation and other partners, launched a nationwide reading campaign called #ReadEveryDay.
Poverty is complex, multifaceted, and deeply rooted in global, national, and local socioeconomic and power structures.
Words like “fun” and “children’s storybooks” are not often used when discussing how to prepare today’s youth for the high-tech jobs of tomorrow, but they need to be.
Cambodia has a very high rate of labor migration to other countries, and a dramatically changing economic landscape.
After a relatively turbulent year, in 2019 Cambodia’s government commences its sixth mandate, setting the direction for the next five years.