Monday, September 23, 2019

Education

China Focus: Ancient Chinese woodcraft master inspires int’l vocational training cooperation 

San Veasna, 23, a teacher from Cambodia Luban Workshop teaching communication engineering, has the Chinese name "Long," which means dragon.

Lowell High School duo named recipients of Tsongas Scholarship

Lowell High School recently awarded two graduating seniors with the Tsongas Scholarship, named for the late Paul Tsongas, who served as a Lowell city councilor and a U.S. senator.

Cambodian teacher filmed taking students’ money disciplined

A Cambodian primary school teacher in capital Phnom Penh has been removed from her job after a video of her illicitly collecting money from students circulated online, an Education Ministry spokesman said on Monday. 

Time to formalize daycare in Cambodia

The Cambodian state has taken responsibility for providing preschool education with a two-to-three-hour session per school day to some children aged between three an six years old, but there is no concrete plan or budget for public daycare.

Education is Government’s Topmost Priority: Cambodian PM Hun Sen

Strengthening the education sector is a top priority for the Cambodian government, says Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Refugee Returns To Nebraska And Shares Her Success Story

Refugees impact Nebraska and the United States in many different ways. One Cambodian refugee has taken a journey that led her to Nebraska and to success nationally in the biotech industry.

Investing in Cambodia’s Adolescent Girls

Cambodia has a very high rate of labor migration to other countries, and a dramatically changing economic landscape.

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.

Cambodia’s Minister of Education: Students are showing greater STEM interest 

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron said on Thursday that in the last five years, students have shown increased interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) based curriculums.

Cambodia includes peace as a subject in its school curriculum

Education on peace to be part of the Cambodian school curriculum to effect change at grassroots level.

Higher Student Dropout Rates Along Cambodia’s Border with Thailand

A Cambodian official reported last week that about 23 percent of children in three provinces along the border with Thailand have stopped attending school.

Cambodia and the UK, securing the workforce of the future

Since 2015 the British Embassy in Cambodia, and the Cambodian Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MOEYS) have been proactively engaging and fostering a strong relationship.

Gov’t: Education is priority

As over one million Cambodians migrate to work abroad, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron said improvements in education is a priority for the Kingdom in order to stem migration and create jobs.

Dropout Rates for Cambodian Provinces Bordering Thailand at 23 Percent

About 23 percent of children in three Cambodian provinces along the country’s northwestern border with Thailand have dropped out of school, causing great concern for the education ministry.

Couple building future for schoolchildren in Cambodia

A Queenstown couple have become heroes in an impoverished Cambodian village after bankrolling and building a new school, which they hope to expand. 

Gunma teacher’s gift to kids in Cambodia: a decent education

As a child, Miyuki Hoshino, now 92, thought about quitting school because her family was so poor. It was wartime Japan, after all.

Studying is hard in Cambodia

Cambodian Senate president Say Chhum recently encouraged the country’s youth to study hard in order to become future leaders.

Cambodia Prepares for First Pilot Training School

Training provider Alpha Aviation Group (AAG) has inked a memorandum of understanding with Cambodian holding company Negocia Ventures to explore the development of Cambodia’s first modern pilot training school. The announcement comes at a time when Boeing projects demand for pilots in the region to triple over the next decade.

Cambodia embarks on new phase of flagship education program

Cambodia's Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports launched on Wednesday the new and final phase of a multi-year joint capacity development partnership, which aims to strengthen the country's education sector over four years.

Japanese teen funds library for Cambodia school out of her pocket

Instead of spending the gift money she received each New Year's and on entering school, Miyu Ozawa saved it for her future.

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