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Name change for The Angkor Tree Project

The Angkor Tree Project vzw, the Belgian NGO that partners with the Cambodian NGO TDSO (Teacher Development Support Organisation) changes its name to be aligned with the organisation in Cambodia. After all, we are all working on the same project. This name change reflects the clear intention of the Belgian team to be supportive to the team in Cambodia, to be a facilitator and supporter, whilst leaving the overall project lead to the Cambodian team. With the new name comes a new logo. 3 stylized teachers symbolising the three departments: the Teacher Training Center, the IT for Teachers center and

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ITTSR Registrations are open

If you are an early career English Teacher and want to improve your teaching skills significantly you are welcome to this program. It will start in November and will continue till Khmer New Year, mid-April 2022), every Saturday morning or afternoon. The workshops will be held at The Angkor Tree Project’s campus in Siem Reap. If imposed by the government, it may change to online. The course participants are deemed to have the needed knowledge of the English language. It is NOT a language course. Before starting the course, you will be invited to take a language level test. Participation

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Education Heroes

TDSO actively participated in the 2021 conference. Son Nat, head of Teacher Training gave an overview of how TDSO tackled the COVID-period The 2021 digital conference aims to contribute to the understanding of what resilient education systems really stand for; what the barriers are to support, to protect and to appreciate the key role education actors play in our societies; what the perspectives, strategies and approaches are for achieving more resilient education systems;  and what good and inspirational practices are available 2020-2021 will be remembered as an exceptional period. The world was confronted with a pandemic. Countries went

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Cambodia in the Belgian classroom

While training Teachers in Cambodia is our first responsibility, we feel we have to inform primary school pupils in Belgium to.  Life in Belgium and life in Cambodia are very different. Houses, roads, schools, … everything looks different. For many children in Belgium, it’s a real eye-opener. They’ve heard about developing countries but never seen pictures of what it is in reality. They’ve seen on the news, but that’s only when there is war or when natural catastrophes occur.   Peter Thiels, our Belgian chairman, and Ludwig Jegers visited 3 different primary schools in Haacht (a village close to Brussels).

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Reward for TDSO

Vives (University College in Brugge, Belgium) awarded TDSO – The Angkor Tree Project with a certificate of recognition for its achievements and commitments as Global Engagement Changemakers. Vives and TDSO have a long history of cooperation, especially in the field of Speech Therapy. Our cooperation is visible in the Centre for Speech Excellence and in the Language Buddies projects. We are proud and honoured and hope to continue this cooperation for a long time.

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