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Empowering Teachers, Shaping a Brighter Future for Cambodia.

Amidst the vibrant life and the joyful children that grace the streets of Siem Reap, a hidden problem perpetuates the cycle of poverty – the lack of quality education.  In the city’s heart, The Teacher Development and Support Organisation (TDSO) stands as a beacon of hope, dedicated to rectifying this educational deficit. Our profound commitment is to provide high-calibre professional development opportunities for teachers, empowering them with the knowledge and competencies needed to drive a transformative change in Cambodia’s educational landscape.

At TDSO, we firmly believe that teachers are the true pillars of educational progress and catalysts for positive societal transformation. Our overarching mission is to offer support and empowerment to these dedicated professionals through a diverse range of meticulously crafted training programs. These programs are designed to elevate teaching practices, foster innovation, and champion student-centred learning.

TDSO stands out in its mission to enhance Cambodia’s education system by deploying seasoned educators, offering bespoke workshops tailored to individual needs, and prioritizing local empowerment, ensuring a transformative impact deeply rooted in the local context for sustainable educational growth.

The impact of training teachers transcends the classroom, creating a ripple effect that resonates throughout society. As teachers enhance their skills and enrich their pedagogical practices, they, in turn, transform the lives of countless students. Whether you are an aspiring teacher seeking foundational training or a seasoned educator striving to enhance your pedagogical practices, TDSO is your steadfast professional development partner. Together, we unite to shape the future of education, inspiring generations to come.

We invite you to contact us today to explore our training programs and workshops and discover how you can become a part of the transformative TDSO community. Let us embark on a journey of sustainable impact, paving the way for a brighter future in Cambodian education.

We also invite charitable organisations and foundations in search of high-impact projects with minimal overhead costs. TDSO’s commitment to sustainable education transformation and the inherent multiplier effect of training teachers make us an ideal partner for those seeking to make a profound and efficient difference in education. Reach out to us today to explore collaboration opportunities. Together, we can break the cycle of poverty through quality education and pave the way for a brighter future.

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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 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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