The NEP online discussion on education policy, the Edunettalk 38 on improving Gender Responsive responsiveness of teaching methodologies and school environments, was successfully held yesterday

The NEP online EduNetTalk 38 to discuss education policy and practice was successfully hosted with four distinguished speakers from NGO partners and MoEYS. 

Lived Streaming on NEP’s Facebook page on August 31, 2023, at 4:00-5:00 PM Cambodia time.

The talk discussed the topic of “Improving Gender Responsiveness of Teaching Methodologies and School Environments.”

The objectives of the talk were to:

  • Explored the implementation of a teacher policy action plan and its responsiveness to gender in the classroom and the school environments.
  • Discussed the solutions to improve gender responsiveness in the education sector.
  • Conveyed the perspectives of the education sector stakeholders on the use of gender-responsive pedagogy 
Introducing our speakers for this month’s discussion:
πŸ‘‰ Ms. You Saokeo Khantey is a Research Associate at the Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI).
She holds her master’s degree in public policy from KDI School of Public Policy and Management in South Korea. She has five years of experience in educational research and has led and co-led several research projects including gender in education, entrepreneurship education, skills development, and childcare service and education. 
πŸ‘‰ Dr. Chhouk Chanchhaya, the Deputy Director Teacher Training Department of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS).
He completed his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction at Chulalongkorn University. His research interests lie in the area of instructional design. He has participated in andragogy at Lindenwood University, MO. He is involved with developing curriculum for teacher education, teacher qualification upgrading programs, and instructional design at higher education.
πŸ‘‰ Mr. Uon Virak, Strategic Education Advisor, VVOB Cambodia
Mr. Virak holds a master’s degree in education in management and planning from the Royal University of Phnom Penh and received a diploma in ICT and Pedagogical Development from LIFE Academy, Sweden.
He has been working as a Strategic Education Advisor with VVOB for almost 14 years in the field of teacher professional development by providing technical assistance to the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport to strengthen capacity development for teachers and teacher trainers. His expertise includes teaching methodologies, mentoring, coaching, gender-responsive pedagogy, ICT in education, STEM, science education, and early-grade math teaching.
πŸ‘‰ Mr. Sam Oeun is an Education Project Lead for VSO. He graduated with a Master’s degree in Business Management and he is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Business Management and a Master’s degree in Education, which demonstrates his commitment to continuous learning and professional growth. Over the past 5 years, Mr. Sam Oeun has been actively involved in various projects and organizations, including World Vision, Action Aid, and VSO.

His roles and responsibilities have been focused on education and capacity development. Specifically, he has led an education project and was the technical advisor team leader in a professional development project. These projects aim to provide technical assistance to officials of the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports at the national and sub-national levels, with a particular focus on strengthening the capacity of secondary school teachers. Mr. Sam Oeun’s experience and expertise in education and development make him a valuable asset in the field.

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