Cambodian Youth Inspired by STEM Festival and Ready for the Digital Challenges

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Development Innovations
The 4th Cambodia Science & Engineering Festival (#CSEF2018) was another great success, attracting more than 25,000 people over the three days from March 1st to 3rd, 2018 at the beautiful Olympic Stadium, an iconic building from the 1960s designed by renowned Cambodian architect Van Molyvann. The festival participants enjoyed action-packed events, hands-on booths to test […]
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STEM Festival Inspires Cambodian Youth to Become Innovators

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By Samnang OUNG IT Manager Development Innovations The 3rd Cambodia Science & Engineering Festival (#CSEF2017) was a big success, attracting more than 23,000 people over the three days at the beautiful Olympic Stadium, an iconic building from the 1960s designed by renowned Cambodian architect Van Molyvann. In early March, the festival participants enjoyed action-packed events, […]
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Women in ICT4D? Cambodian Role Models are All Around

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Woman's Day
By Kate Heuisler Chief of Party Development Innovations One popular old Khmer proverb says “Women can only stay around the kitchen”.  We think this is pretty limiting, and not true of the vibrant, diverse tech and innovation communities we see growing in Cambodia. Through our programming, we are working to modernize this phrase with our […]
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Tech Festival Showcases Technologies Made in Cambodia

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The Inno-Tech Festival was run by many groups in the technology and innovation communities and strengthened cooperation between government, civil society, private sector, and Cambodian tech users. “I am interested in the exhibition, which showcases many new technologies such as modern electronic devices. Technology is really important since it can help make our life better, […]
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Practicing the Hour of Code in Cambodia

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Global movement connects Cambodians to coding In December 2015, more than 100 million students in 180 countries joined the global computer science movement called “The Hour of Code” to learn basic coding skills and promote IT education. Many Cambodians know how to use smartphones and play video games, yet they don’t know how to create […]
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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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