Ngan Sokol wins CCF ‘Teacher of the Month’


Teacher Ngan Sokol has been awarded the CCF ‘Teacher of the Month’ Award for January, 2013. The TotM Award is made for ‘innovation, new ideas and thoughtful use of resources in the classroom which engage, stimulate and benefit the students’. This is the second time the TotM Award has been offered. The Teacher of the…

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CCF Launches Teacher Resource Centre


Today Cambodian Children’s Fund has taken another step forward in our innovative education program, with the launch of the CCF Resource Centre for Teachers. Comprising of three rooms, each with it’s own purpose, the Centre is a dedicated space for teachers to access information, tools and materials, prepare classes, stretch their creativity, learn from each…

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Cambodian Children’s Fund Wins Innovative Education WISE Award


Cambodian Children’s Fund’s education program has been awarded the 2012 WISE Award as “one of the world’s best initiatives in innovative education”. Cambodian Children’s Fund’s ‘Generational Change through Education’ project – which wraps community well-being around a comprehensive education program – was recognized for its “transformative impact on education and society”. CCF is the first…

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CCF extends its satellite reach


Had William Shakespeare been alive, well and participating in Applications Night for places in CCF’s soon opening new satellite school, he might have found himself with food for thought. In his own experience, children tended to be seen ‘creeping like a snail unwillingly to school’. On that night, any snail creeping around Preak Toal, a…

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CCF’s Film Group


One of CCF’s primary philosophies with respect to its children is to provide them with the opportunities to be creative and then to nurture that creativity; outcomes of this policy speak for themselves. CCF drama has been aired on Cambodian national television; its equally televised Monkey Dance troupe have performed by special invitation at Angkor…

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Students of the Year


Last month, CCF2 had the honor of announcing our Students of the Year. Students were selected by staff members and students alike and were recognized for their exceptional performance by their peers and faculty at the annual awards ceremony at the CCF2 facility. The award recipients credited their exceptional performances to their determination and hard…

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CCF’s Under-18 Girls Team stampede to victory


In 2010, Barclay’s Capital lent its support to the Indochina Starfish Foundation, an NGO which runs a range of sports leagues and provides extensive sports training support to charities and organisations across Cambodia, to set up the Barclays Capital ISF League. Two years later, Phnom Penh’s Old Stadium was the scene of 46 teams competing…

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Hong Kong University of Science & Technology make Science real at CCF

Science came to CCF’s senior students recently, when a group of students from Hong Kong’s prestigious University of Science & Technology spent two days running a series of short, highly interactive and engaging lessons on practical Science. Before starting their sessions, the twenty Hong Kong students and supporting staff had a chance to learn about…

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Sports in Steung Meanchey


On the surface, sports might seem like fun way to stay health but little else. We see it as so much more. The impact that organized games make are huge, whether it’s instilling a sense of confidence, teaching teamwork or inspiring kids to take leadership roles. Soccer and volleyball might be the most popular sports…

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CCF’s new oasis at Sambok Chab


Sambok Chab in Khmer means bird’s nest, a pastoral and gentle name for a village. But a less delicate, enticing and homely settlement is hard to find. One of a number of such locales scattered around Phnom Penh’s old dump, it is dust dry and dirty in the hot days, a nightmare of fetid mud…

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It’s not only Medals at major karate meet


There were medals; gold, silver and bronze and they were not alone. Supporting prizes were there in heaps. Bicycles shared pride of place with electric fans; boxes of noodles nestled comfortably beside crates of coca-cola; stacks of toothbrushes and toothpaste shared space with ranks of books and files of pens while kilos of detergent silently…

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Fun for the Faces: CCF’s Monkey dancers wow Angkor


In the 800 or 900 years since it was built the 216 faces of the amazing temple of Bayon, one of the most famous temples of the Angkor Wat complex, have been witness to many an impressive happening. They will have gazed at the arrival of Kings and parades of soldiers, they will have felt…

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