Cambodia considers teachers as the backbone of the country's education, as their contribution to ensure responsive teaching to contemporary industrial revolution is indispensable.
H.E. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports made the point in the opening ceremony of annual CamTESOL Conference at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia here in Phnom Penh recently.
Taking the opportunity, the minister thanked all teachers for their role in sharing knowledge, including English teaching methodology to younger generations, and in promoting the development of the country's education sector.
Ambassadors of UK and Australia to Cambodia Ms. Tina Redshaw and Ms. Angela Corcoran who also attended the event shared their views on the significance of CamTESOL event in further improving vocational skills, relations and development.
They also spoke highly of Cambodia's development in education, especially in the CamTESOL programme for the last 15 years.
The 15th CamTESOL Conference was organised in Phnom Penh from Feb. 15 to 17, under the theme Teachers as Learners.
The event attracted about 1,700 participants from over 30 countries in the world.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press