Mobile App Helps Teachers to Support Literacy Efforts

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Technology helps link children to reading in Khmer Each year Cambodian schools struggle to recruit enough teachers to meet the growing school-age population. The average student-teacher ratio is approximately 46 to one, with classrooms in some provinces exceeding 62 students per instructor. The shortage is particularly acute in primary schools. In order to mitigate the […]
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Giving Cambodians a Digital Voice

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A new smartphone application improves typing speed and ease in Cambodia’s native language In 2014, smartphone use in urban centers in Cambodia was growing rapidly. However, it was difficult for many young users to express themselves online in Khmer, Cambodia’s most widely spoken language. Most smartphone software did not provide easy-to-use support for Khmer, and […]
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All Girl Team Designs Internationally Recognized App

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Cambodian middle school students reach semifinals of  international tech competition Designing a viable business plan and coding an innovative mobile app are daunting tasks even for established startups. A team of 11-year-old Cambodian girls, however, is earning international accolades for an app that has inspired them to consider future careers in tech. Team LiGeek from […]
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Women Gain Skills to Create Their Own Technology Start-ups

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Participation in global tech competition inspires Cambodian women Technology is an empowering force for 23-year-old Phalla Vath. The computer science graduate and four of her fellow students participated in a global technology and entrepreneurship challenge and created the mobile app ‘E-result’ to help parents and guardians of students keep track of their academic performances. “I […]
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