Student Councils: Building Leadership and Confidence

Student councils pay an important role in our Lower Secondary School Development Program (LSSDP).  By tapping into the energy of youth in the community, we are able to incorporate their ideas and perspectives into school development projects.  We are finding that a focused set of activities helps to develop the untapped potential of the Student […]

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Education Awareness Campaigns in Local Communities

The Lower Secondary School Development Program works closely with School Support Committees to identify local priorities and solutions for communities to develop their schools. In Khun Ream, one of 11 communities we work in, we recently held an ‘’Education Awareness Campaign’’. This campaign involves parents, students and other community members to discuss and share ideas […]

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Flower Fundraising Ceremonies – Bon Phkar Brak

In working with communities to improve their lower secondary schools, fundraising by the community is a key activity. It’s part of TLC’s approach to building sustainability and self sufficiency at the local level.  While we teach communities how to write proposals and seek funding, we love that the colorful Cambodian tradition of Bon Phkar Brak […]

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Communities Fundraise for their Schools

On the 1st of November over 700 parents, students and teachers attended the opening day celebrations at Chann Sar primary and lower secondary schools. Chann Sar is one of 11 communities where TLC conducts the Lower Secondary School Development Program. As part of opening day activities, students and teachers set up a market to raise […]

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Supporting School Development Priorities

At This Life Cambodia we work directly with School Support Committees (similar to a PTA) in each community to build their knowledge and capacity for developing and improving their schools. We believe that local communities are the experts when it comes to setting and implementing their own development priorities. Mr. Ke Bunthorn is 70 years […]

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