Secondary school students in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh returned to classrooms on Wednesday, marking a milestone in the Southeast Asian nation's battle with COVID-19.
Cambodian schools have been closed for more than 200 days since the onset of Covid-19. Already struggling to engage thousands of young learners pre-pandemic, this extended break has only worsened the situation, with the long-term effects on a generation of students yet to be seen.
The Cambodian government has done little to prepare its population for an epochal economic shift.
Cambodia has closed all schools across the country as the number of Covid-19 cases increase.
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen Monday decided to close all schools in capital Phnom Penh and southern Kandal province again for two weeks after a new community COVID-19 outbreak had been detected.
Human trafficking has been added to the school syllabus in Cambodia as students return to classes for a new year after extended breaks in 2020 were enforced due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Cambodia reopened public schools across the kingdom on Monday after the first community outbreak of COVID-19 was over late last year.
The new lessons will help students understand the different forms of human trafficking, the roles of schools and communities in prevention, and the relevant laws and rights.
Schools in Cambodia's capital and the surrounding area will be shut for two weeks as a precaution after Hungary's foreign minister tested positive for the coronavirus after visiting Cambodia last week, the Education Ministry said Sunday.
Schools throughout Cambodia reopened Monday (Nov 2) for the first time since March but with class sizes and hours limited by COVID-19 precautions.
About 400 private schools have gradually reopened since last month out of 600 applicants for “stage two” reopenings, the Education Ministry said on Thursday.
Jumping down from the tree near her home, Srey Ka assumes her spot in the shade underneath as she adjusts the dials...
The presence of Chbab Srey in classrooms well into the 20th century tells the uninitiated much of what they need to know about the power of gender roles in Cambodia’s education system.
Schools in Cambodia reopened on Monday after a six-month closure due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thailand's Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn has decided to renew her educational assistance to two technology institutes in Kampong Thom and Kampong Speu provinces for another five years.
Sor Sonith, a fourth-grade teacher in Bosra commune’s Sreu Kleng primary school, quickly realized that the classes the Education Ministry was broadcasting across state television stations wouldn’t work for her 30 students in Lames village.
Authorities in Cambodia on Tuesday began preparing to get kids back to schools that will reopen next week with limited-capacity classes after staying shut for months as the country has succeeded in keeping the Covid-19 situation under control with a total of 274 cases and no fatality.
Cambodia will reopen kindergartens and some public and private schools on Sept 7 as the nation returns to normalcy following the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Education Ministry will allow grade 9 and 12 students from one public high school in Phnom Penh, and students across four provinces deemed “low-risk” for Covid-19 transmission, to head back to classrooms in just over a week, following six months of shuttered schools.
Cambodia will reopen the academic institutions on Sept 7 after temporary closure since mid-March due to the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, according to the Education Ministry on Friday.