Category: From the Schools

English, learning
Posted on: December 19, 2012 Posted by: Sarakk Rith Comments: 0

Private tutoring – our opinion

We were inspired by this video from Privatisation in Education Research Initiative to think about our opinions on the culture of private tutoring in Cambodia. It’s very common in all the schools we work with. There are some good things from private classes: • Students can have more confidence on …

Posted on: November 26, 2012 Posted by: Anna McKeon Comments: 0

Why do students drop out of school?

This is the big question that we keep asking and asking at PEPY. Why do students drop out, and is there a way we can encourage them not to? Drop out rates at Chanleas Dai Junior High School have risen from 3% to 9% to 22% over the last three …

Posted on: November 20, 2012 Posted by: Miriam Gilkes Comments: 0

Child Clubs adopt changes for the new program year

Now in their fifth year, PEPY’s Child Clubs are going through some more changes.  Inspired by the idea that children should be encouraged to identify, share and communicate solutions to problems they face in their community, the Community Development Team has been working hard to improve the learning experience of the …

Posted on: October 26, 2012 Posted by: Miriam Gilkes Comments: 0

New student-led initiative for Chanleas Dai Primary School

Since PEPY transitioned ownership of the library in Chanleas Dai Primary School, our team has been working with the school to find new ways to support them in running library activities. Last week, we were delighted to invite two education specialists to train the primary school teachers on the steps …