Category: PEPY News

Posted on: May 10, 2019 Posted by: Kaia Smith Comments: 0

New Perspectives from Cambodia-Ireland Exchange

This year’s Cambodia to Ireland Exchange, made possible by the Irish National Teacher’s Organization (INTO), was an invaluable opportunity for participants from both countries to gain cultural awareness, learn from different perspectives and approaches, and build upon and create relationships across borders. 2 PEPY staff members, Dena By and Konnitha …

Posted on: April 11, 2019 Posted by: Kimann Khlang Comments: 0

Skills Fair in Kralanh High School

On 22 March 2019, PEPY’s Dream Management Project hosted the annual Skills Fair Event at Kralanh High School which aims to increase students’ awareness of opportunities after high school, including what kind of major they should pursue to fit with their dreams as well as current and future job markets, …

Posted on: April 1, 2019 Posted by: Kaia Smith Comments: 0

Former Scholarship student Sochea on the Importance of Giving Back

Sochea Khoeut is a former PEPY Scholarship student from 2014 who is studying International Relations and working as a project coordinator at The Heritage Hub of Cambodian Living Arts, an organization that supports and promotes much of the Cambodian culture that was lost during the Khmer Rouge period. Not only …

Posted on: March 7, 2019 Posted by: Kaia Smith Comments: 0

Students Build Confidence and Knowledge Through Creative Writing

Last week, Writing Through, an organization that teaches conceptual writing in order to increase confidence, creativity, and critical thinking skills, came to deliver a Taking Risks workshop at the PEPY Learning Center. Students learned from and enjoyed these sessions a lot – they were able to express themselves creatively, talk …

Posted on: February 20, 2019 Posted by: Kimann Khlang Comments: 0

Sharing Events in Kralanh and Srei Snom

Kralanh High School On Friday 11th January, PEPY Empowering Youth organized Kralanh High School’s first Sharing Event of 2019. This event encourages students to explore new ideas for their futures and exposes them to new experiences from professionals and other local role models. We invited three guest speakers, Mr. Lok Ratanak, Mr. …

Posted on: February 5, 2019 Posted by: Savoeng Skut Comments: 0

Students visiting universities and vocational training centers

Choosing a major is one of the most important steps in students’ path to their future careers. In order to make the right decision, they need to absorb enough news in advance. To support them in the decision-making process, PEPY conducts exposure visits for our Scholarship students. In January, students went to Regional Polytechnic …

Posted on: January 15, 2019 Posted by: Chhunnay Bin Comments: 0

ICT Class Reflections

2017-18 ICT Students: Impacts and Results During the 2017-18 academic year, PEPY’s ICT Class provided computer lessons to promotion 6 students. They learned about Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. For the MS Office lessons, students applied what they learned and were better able to do their university homework on the …

Posted on: December 27, 2018 Posted by: Kaia Smith Comments: 0

Meet some of PEPY’s newest Scholarship Students!

PEPY’s Promotion 7 Scholarship students have been in Siem Reap City for almost two months, and now that they’ve settled in are happy to share about their thoughts and experiences so far. They were asked about their challenges, why they wanted a PEPY Scholarship, and their short- and long-term goals. …

Posted on: December 14, 2018 Posted by: Channa Kev Comments: 0

PEPY Student Sominea and Why She Values Education

PEPY student Sominea’s gap year was not the same as those of most students in western countries! Sominea joined the PEPY scholarship project in 2017. She comes from Kampong Chhnang Province (as part of our first pilot project supported by iHerb). Although she graduated high school in 2016, Sominea took …

Posted on: November 26, 2018 Posted by: Kaia Smith Comments: 0

Extracurricular Activities Promote Open Minds

With a PEPY Scholarship, students receive a wide range of capacity building classes and opportunities that ensure that they develop not only their hard and soft skills, but also their creativity, critical thinking, and global/social awareness. In addition to regular English, ICT, and soft skill classes, Scholarship students also visit …