Cambodia : Kandal, Phnom Penh, Prey Veng and Kep provinces
A section of society in Cambodia is still segregated from access to quality education.
The pre-primary enrolment rate in 2007 was 11% while there are an increasing number of children entering primary school with no early childhood education.
30-50% of 18-50 year olds in communities are illiterate or semi-literate.
A lack of technical capacities of local authorities.
Strategic Planning and an Education Sector Support Program on the policy of decentralization and de-concentration.
Rectangle strategies: Improved ACCESS; Promoted QUALITY, Strengthen SYSTEM and INFLUENCE for policy and behaviour change.
To reduce the cost and improve the quality of education for marginalized children.
Axis 1: Strengthen capacity, performance and accountability of 10 commune councils in designing and managing an Education Development Plan
Axis 2: Implementing tailored educational services based on each communities needs and constraints:
Reinforcement of adult literacy and reading for all for 3,470 illiterate adults;
Early Childhood education (community-based pre-school) for 300 Children from 3-5 years old;
Cultural and social awareness-raising about Gender mainstreaming and health, safety and protection of children;
After-school support for children with difficulties;
Re- entry, tutoring and IE programs for 450 drop-out children, 2,000 slow learners, at least 400 children with disabilities ;
Development of youth volunteerism.
Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports; Provincial Council of each province.
Samphors Vorn, Country Program Director
Duration / 2011-2019