What is the education like in Cambodia?
Education System in Cambodia
|Primary||Primary||9 years of basic education. Primary through grade 6.|
|Middle||Junior High||Junior high consists of grades 7-9|
|Secondary||Secondary School||Three years of secondary|
How are children treated in Cambodia?
In Cambodia the situation is serious and the health of children is poor. AIDS is rampant and unfortunately affects many children. A third of new infections are transmitted from the mother to the child, and what’s more, a great number of children find themselves orphans after their parents die of AIDS.
Are schools free in Cambodia?
Even though public education is free in Cambodia, in rural areas the attendance at schools is below average, as children often have to work in order to help their families.
The major challenges are sexual and reproductive health (SRH) issues, including STIs and HIV/AIDS (prevalence of 0.2 percent among youth aged 15-24), unwanted pregnancy, pregnancy-related illnesses, unsafe abortion, mental health problems, accidents and violence.
What is a typical day in school?
At some schools, students will attend the same classes every day. At other schools, students may take one set of classes Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and a different set of classes on Tuesday and Thursday.
A Typical Day at School.
|12:30 pm||Physical education|
Is English taught in Cambodian schools?
Aside from many other subjects taught in the Khmer language at the pre-school, primary, and secondary level and in higher education, English also is included in the national curriculum.