Education

Youths Need More Skills To Thrive in Asean, Analyst Says

"Youth and ASEAN Integration" forum which was organized in Phnom Penh on Sunday 16th November 2014. (Photo by Say Mony).

08 April 2015
Asean’s 10 member countries are working toward creating a regional bloc that would open up a free flow of goods and services across the region, much of it by the end of this year. More

UN Millennium Goal for Education Remains Elusive

Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron told VOA Khmer that while Cambodia has made some progress, many children still drop out of school in order to seek work.

Poor Governance at Root of Cambodia’s Education Problems, Expert Says

The dropout rates remain high: just 20 out of 100 students registered in Cambodian primary schools are able to finish 9th grade.

Hun Sen Says First Lady’s Education Initiative Lacks a Plan—and Money

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday criticized the visit of First Lady Michelle Obama, saying her 'Let Girls Learn' initiative is not funding the education of Cambodian girls.

In Siem Reap, Poor Girls Want To Stay in School

Girls in Siem Reap province say they are aware of the importance of education, especially higher education, to escape poverty.

Obama Gone, But Education Challenges Remain

Many residents in Siem Reap say they were not aware of the first lady’s visit, and some said even though they were, they aren’t sure what will happen next or how it will help.

Video Obama’s Visit Could Have Lasting Effects, Officials Say

Cambodian officials said over the weekend they hope her visit will also shine a positive light on the country and encourage more visitors to come.

Video Cambodians Hopeful Obama Visit Will Boost Education for Girls

Cambodians say they are hopeful the visit of US First Lady Michelle Obama will make a positive difference in the educational future of their girls.

Cambodians Hopeful on Girls’ Education After Obama Visit

Around the world, 62 million girls are not in school. School dropout rates among female students in developing countries like Cambodia also remain a concern.

Video Obama Leaves With Words of Encouragement for Girls

Following First Lady Michelle Obama’s three-day visit to Cambodia to promote her “Let Girl Learn” initiative, Cambodian officials say they hope for positive changes in girls’ education.

Obama Leaves With Words of Encouragement for Girls

Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron said her visit gave strong encouragement for girls’ education in Cambodia.

Video First Lady Michelle Obama Shares Her Story in Education with Girls in Cambodia

First Lady Michelle Obama is on her three-day visit in Cambodia to promote girls’ education.

Photogallery For Girls, the Value of Education No Mystery

Schoolgirls at Hun Sen's Bokorng High School where U.S First Lady Michelle Obama visited on Saturday March 21 2015 and Angkor High School in Siem Reap say they recognize the value of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let Girls Learn” initiative—and many are ready to participate.

Photogallery U.S. First Lady Encourages School Girls in Siem Reap, Visits Angkor

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is in Cambodia's famed Ankor Wat temple where she spoke Saturday at a Peace Corps training event and also met with a group of girls at a school on the outskirts of Siem Reap. The visit is part of a two-nation trip meant to highlight a new global women's education initiative.

Video Michelle Obama Meets With Cambodian Students

Accompanied by PM Hun Sen's wife, US first lady told schoolgirls to stay in school and take advantage of their education to demand greater freedoms in their country.

Photogallery For Girls, the Value of Education No Mystery

Schoolgirls at Angkor High School in Siem Reap say they recognize the value of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let Girls Learn” initiative—and many are ready to participate.

Video Few Aware of Michelle Obama’s Visit to Cambodia

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is in Cambodia this weekend to launch "Let Girls Learn," an initiative to help keep 62 million girls worldwide in schools. However, there’s not a sign in Siem Reap, not even an American flag to show that she is visiting. VOA Khmer’s Reasey Poch reports.

Video Michelle Obama Arrives in Cambodia

Cambodia's first lady Bun Rany Hun Sen greeted US first lady at airport; trip aimed at promoting education for girls.

Video First Lady Michelle Obama Begins Cambodia Tour

First Lady Michelle Obama arrived Friday in Cambodia for a three-day visit to promote girls’ education.

40th Anniversary of Khmer Rouge Takeover

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Filmmaker Looks Back on Career Before Khmer Rouge Takeover –Part 4i
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17 April 2015
During the time the Khmer Rouge was in power, from April 17, 1975, to Jan. 7, 1979, more than 1.7 million Cambodians perished. The Khmer Rouge especially targeted intellectuals and artists for execution, as they sought to create an agrarian ideal. In an exclusive interview with VOA Khmer's Poch Reasey, Tea Lim Koun discusses his filmmaking in the 1960s and 1970s and what it meant to leave it behind.

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You've Got To Be Kidding (Movie: Bedtime Stories)i
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01 December 2014
You can say, "What? You lost your passport? So, you're stranded in a foreign country, where you don't speak the language and you don't know anyone? You've got to be kidding me, right?" What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to www.youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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Video You've Got To Be Kidding (Movie: Bedtime Stories)

You can say, "What? You lost your passport? So, you're stranded in a foreign country, where you don't speak the language and you don't know anyone? You've got to be kidding me, right?" What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish.
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Video All Thumbs (Movie: Minority Report)

You can say, "I was 'all thumbs' this morning when trying to tie this tie - I kept making mistakes and just couldn't figure a way to pull it together." What does it mean? Watch here.
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Video Carry Out (Movie: Jane Eyre)

You can say, "He has many strong qualities as a leader and under his leadership I think he will successfully 'carry out' the new mission and vision for this company." What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish.
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Video A Wake Up Call (Movie: Limitless)

You can say, "The visit to the doctor was definitely 'a wake up call' for him. The heavy drinking, smoking, and partying every night needs to stop." What does it mean? For more videos - go to www.youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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Video Save Face (Movie: Just Go With It)

You can say, "I can't believe he's not accepting responsibility for his mistakes. To 'save face' he continues to make excuses for himself." What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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