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Cambodian MoU sets stage to build teacher capacity in universities

2019-05-07

On 7 May 2019, FEHD signed a MoU for academic cooperation with the Directorate General of Higher Education (DGHE), The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, Kingdom of Cambodia to build the capacity of Cambodian universities for quality enhancement of higher education teaching and learning. The MOU is the first international MOU ever signed by the Ministry. Professor Allan Walker, Dean of FEHD, led a delegation for the signing ceremony and follow-up discussions for the academic cooperation. Both His Excellency Mak Ngoy, Director General of Higher Education, and Professor Walker mentioned in their remarks about the strong and established partnership between FEHD and DGHE since 2012 that has a significant impact to access to quality higher education. The purpose of the MoU is to deepen this partnership to sustain and scale up this impact across the universities in Cambodia. Discussions are already underway for FEHD to co-design and co-develop a Postgraduate Diploma of Higher Education Teaching and Learning with five leading public universities that include the Royal University of Phnom Penh, Institute of Technology of Cambodia, Royal University of Agriculture, Svay Reing University and University of Battambang.