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Thinking Outside the Digital Box

Curtis Newbold explains why he took his online students to the jungles of Cambodia.

There’s a competition in Cambodia that celebrates school cooks

School cooks across the world are relied on for providing healthy and nutritious school meals for hungry students at snack times and lunchtime.

Tech innovator Cambodian girls create prize-winning poetry app

The creation of five girls aged 13 and 14, LiterTree is a team dedicated to one sole purpose – the preservation of Khmer poetry, which is at risk of being forgotten due to four decades of neglect following the killing of artists and the destruction of books and other artefacts of cultural heritage during the Khmer Rouge genocide.

Filipino delivers world-class learning to Cambodia

Filipino educator Teodoro Ariel “Teddy” Publico, who is an “English-as-second-language” or ESL teacher, recently conducted an English language-training program for more than 40 staff members of the Cambodian Senate’s secretariat-general at the Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia’s Institute of Foreign Languages.

India to offer 1,000 PhD fellowships to ASEAN students at IITs

In a major step to boost relations with ASEAN countries and increase people-to-people ties, the Government has decided to offer 1,000 PhD fellowships to ASEAN students at IITs in India.

Cal Poly team travels to Cambodia to help set up CubeSat program

A team from Cal Poly is helping a group of Cambodian high school students launch their very own space program.

The need to establish research universities in Cambodia

In an era of the globalisation and internationalisation of higher education, it is difficult, if not impossible, to disregard the regional and global trend toward building world-class universities.

More than 150 students protest Grade 12 results

More than 150 candidates who failed this year’s Grade 12 National Examination protested in front of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport in Phnom Penh on Wednesday to demand that their results be reviewed. They dispersed after a representative submitted their petition to an official.

At a floating village in Cambodia, children drift away from schooling

In Kbal Taol, a floating village in Battambang province's Koh Chivaing commune, most families depend on fishing for their livelihood.

Explore the cosmos in Phnom Penh: Bringing virtual reality to the masses

One minute you’re in Saraboth Ea’s Phnom Penh living room and the next you could be exploring the wonders of the cosmos through a virtual reality (VR) headset.

Ministry OK’s Khmer Rouge training center for teachers

The Education, Youth and Sport Ministry has approved a request from the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) to set up a research office and library in the Prey Veng provincial teacher training center.

Annual high school graduation exams kick off in Cambodia

A total of 117,024 Cambodian students are taking the national high school graduation exams on Monday, which is a prerequisite for them to pursue their studies at university levels.

China awards annual scholarships to 185 Cambodian students

The Chinese government on Monday granted scholarships to 185 Cambodian students for pursuing higher education in China for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Stronger STEM strategy needed to be upper-middle income by 2030

Cambodia has been one of the fastest growing economies in the world, maintaining 7.7 per cent average growth over the past 20 years.

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.

Ancient Tamil text ‘Tirukkural’ to feature in Cambodian school textbooks

The announcement was made by representatives of the Cambodian government and Pannattu Tamilar Naduvam recently in Chennai.

Free art classes for Siem Reap’s youth with Colors of Cambodia

Som Narath likes to spend his spare time studying art. He dreams of becoming a famous artist one day and is among many children and teenagers who regularly drop by NGO Colors of Cambodia to polish their artistic talents for free.

How a school in Asia is creating future entrepreneurial leaders — by opting out...

The working world is acknowledging the need to step away from the traditional 9-to-5 and embrace change.

Cambodian Deputy PM values Vietnam’s support for education sector

A ceremony to present the Vietnam Government’s gift to Cambodia’s education sector was held in Prey Veng province, 100 km east of Phnom Penh capital city of Cambodia on June 25.

NGO says 60% of three to five-year-olds not schooled

Sixty per cent of Cambodian children aged between three and five are not registered in any kind of formal education, a global Save the Children report released on Wednesday said.

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300 Confiscated Chainsaws Turned Into Elephant Sculpture

Three-hundred chainsaws confiscated from illegal loggers have been disassembled into pieces and reconstructed into a metallic elephant sculpture that authorities hope will raise awareness about conservation in Mondulkiri province.