Cambodia’s ‘no cheating in exams’ policy is working

August 26th, 2015 , VOA Khmer

Cambodia’s education minister says this year’s effort to prevent final-year students from cheating on their exams worked well, and he is confident results will be better than they were for the class of 2014. Many pupils will be hoping the same, given that 60 percent of last year’s class failed after the government introduced the “no-cheating” policy. …

Robert Carmichael

As exam nears, bribes replaced with tutoring fees

August 19th, 2015 , The Cambodia Daily

Beginning with last year’s Grade 12 national exam, the Education Ministry put a stop to the time-honored tradition of teachers taking bribes to allow students to cheat on the test, drastically reducing the passing rate among students and the profit-making potential for proctors. …

Janelle Retka and Huot Chanpav