Every child has the right

to a trained teacher

This page was last updated on August 13, 2023

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New ITTSR course starting soon

If you are an early career English Teacher and want to improve your teaching skills significantly you are welcome to this program. It will start on the 21st of October and will continue till the end of March 2024, every Saturday morning or afternoon. The workshops will be held at the TDSO campus in Siem Reap. The first group will

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Kick-Off Meeting for English for Primary School Teachers (EPST) program (Cohort 2)

TDSO – Teacher Development Support Organization held a kick-off meeting for its “English for Primary School Teachers (EPST) program” (Cohort 2) on September 15, 2023. EPST is a one-year program designed for primary school teachers in Siem Reap to develop their English language proficiency and pedagogical skills. Education authorities from the Provincial Department of Education, Youth and Sport (PoE), the District

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57 Trainees from EPPS&ITTSR Programs Successfully Completed Teaching Practicum

On September 10, 2023, 57 trainees successfully completed their teaching practicum for the English for Public School Teachers (EPPS) and Interactive Teacher Training (ITTSR) programs at TDSO – Teacher Development Support Organisation. As the photos show, we can see that all the trainees had a productive and fun time during this teaching practicum. It was a great opportunity to arrange

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Empowering Cambodia’s Future: Every Child Has the Right to a Trained Teacher


Teachers hold the key to unlocking a brighter future for the world. They are not merely educators; they are architects of dreams, builders of character, and torchbearers of knowledge. With their guidance, children are equipped to navigate the complexities of our diverse and globalized world, ensuring they are well-prepared to succeed in life. Teachers play an irreplaceable role in shaping individuals and societies, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of countless generations. However, while progress has been made in ensuring school attendance, the lack of trained teachers remains a formidable challenge, especially in countries like Cambodia. Join us in our mission to provide Cambodian children with trained teachers, empowering them with the education they deserve!

Teachers have the most vital job in the world – they are the architects of our future. They mould young minds, nurture talents, and instil a passion for learning. Teachers touch every aspect of society, from imparting academic knowledge to fostering creativity, critical thinking, and emotional intelligence. They shape future leaders, scientists, artists, and activists, creating a ripple effect extending beyond the classroom walls.

A well-rounded education goes beyond textbooks and exams. Trained teachers inspire children to become compassionate, responsible, and engaged global citizens. They encourage respect for diversity, empathy towards others, and a sense of responsibility towards the community and the environment. By instilling these values, teachers ensure that their students grow into well-rounded individuals capable of positively contributing to society.

Cambodia has come a long way in increasing school attendance, with over 97% of children attending primary schools. However, the quality of education remains a significant concern. The scarcity of trained teachers hinders the country’s progress towards providing every child with a high-quality education. Many communities are deprived of the opportunity to learn from qualified educators, depriving them of the chance to reach their full potential.

We believe that every child has the right to a trained teacher. You can help empower Cambodia’s future generation by joining hands with us. Your support will aid in providing the children of Cambodia with access to quality education led by skilled and dedicated teachers. Together, we can make a difference, bridging the gap between potential and opportunity and paving the way for a brighter tomorrow.

Teachers are the backbone of any society, and their influence shapes the destiny of nations. Trained teachers are essential in providing children with the tools they need to succeed in our ever-changing world. Let us unite to ensure that every child in Cambodia has access to a quality education guided by dedicated educators. Together, we can light the way towards a brighter, more promising future for Cambodia, one child at a time. Remember, every child has the right to a trained teacher!

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TDSO, The Teacher Development Support Organization (formerly known as The Angkor Tree Project), is a non-profit organisation dedicated to supporting teachers in Cambodia. Our core mission is to provide Teacher Training, focusing on CPD (Continuous Professional Development). A Language Centre supports our Teacher Training Centre.

We believe that every child has the right to high-quality education and to enjoy their childhood – to learn, play, make friends and grow up in a safe and happy environment. We strongly support the United Nations’ sustainable development goals and commit to contributing primarily to the goal of quality education: ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

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