The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications of Cambodia and the Ministry of Education jointly establish a community technology center on campus

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Recently, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Cambodia and the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications reached an agreement to establish community technology centers equipped with high-speed Internet access in high schools across the country, aiming to train students and local residents in digital skills and promote the development of the digital field. The project will be implemented in phases, starting with Takeo Province in the first five-year plan.

At the signing ceremony, Cambodian Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Chea Vandeth revealed that Hun Sen Miduna High School in Ba Ria District, Takeo Province will become the first community technology center to provide digital skills training to local students and residents. Starting from November 2023, the two departments will implement the community science and technology center construction project in high schools across Takeo Province.

Chea Vandeth emphasized that the main goal of the project is to promote digital education and literacy and support the development process of Cambodia’s digital human capital. “The center will play a key role in improving students’ digital technology capabilities through online teaching in Phnom Penh,” he added.

Cambodian Minister of Education Hangchuon Naron  praised the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications’ project to establish a community science and technology center, believing that the project has truly contributed to human resource training and the improvement of the education sector. He said the center will not only improve the quality of education for students but also expand the teaching capabilities and qualifications of teachers.