Largest Teachers’ Association Laments Dearth of Textbooks

By and | January 22, 2015

The head of the country's largest teachers association sent an open letter to Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron on Wednesday contending that there is a serious shortage of textbooks and teacher manuals due to corruption and indifference on the part of ministry officials.

Rong Chhun, president of the Cambodian Independent Teachers’ Association (CITA), called for “immediate” action to address the problem.

“The leadership [of the Ministry] ignores the issue of education and they just speak about reforming, but the reality is not like what they say,” he said. “From year to year, nothing changes; it stays the same.”

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