Khmer General Education (KGE) Curriculum is developed in alignment with MoEYS’s General Education Qualification Framework and National Education Policy with the aim to develop the talents and capacities of all students in order that they become able people, with parallel and balanced intellectual, spiritual, mental and physical growth and development. After graduation, the students will:

  • develop a love of learning that will enable them to pursue employment and continue life-long learning;
  • attain a foundation knowledge of Khmer language, Khmer literature and Mathematics;
  • equip the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to improve and maintain their own physical and mental health and to contribute to the improvement and maintenance of the health of their families and wider society;
  • be able manage and take responsibility for their own actions and decisions and be self-reliant;
  • appreciate the value and importance of Science, Technology, Innovation and Creativity;
  • be able exercise judgment and responsibility in matters of morality and a commitment to identifying, analyzing and working towards solutions of problems experienced by their families and society,
  • understand and appreciate of other people and other cultures, civilizations and histories that leads to the building of a public spirit characterized by equality and respect for others’ rights;
  • be active citizens and be aware of social changes, understand Cambodia’s system of government and the rule of law, and demonstrate a spirit of national pride and love of their nation, religion and king;
  • protect and preserve their natural, social and cultural environment.

Early Year Curriculum of SISC is specially designed to align with the National Early Year curriculum and framework of MoEYS with the aim to promote the holistic development of young children. We focus on children’s physical, cognitive, emotional, social, aesthetic and spiritual and moral development.

  • Physical development focuses on children’s physical growth and development, including their motor skills, health, and well-being.
  • Cognitive development focuses on children’s cognitive abilities, including their language and literacy skills, numeracy skills, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Emotional development focuses on children’s emotional well-being, including their ability to recognize and express emotions, manage their feelings, and form positive relationships with others.
  • Social development focuses on children’s social skills and interactions, including their ability to communicate effectively, work collaboratively with others, and develop positive relationships.
  • Aesthetic development focuses on children’s creativity and artistic expression, including their ability to appreciate and participate in music, dance, drama, and visual arts.
  • Spiritual and moral development focuses on children’s spiritual and moral development, including their understanding of values, ethics, and cultural traditions.

KGE Primary School Curriculum is designed to ensure that every child has a strong foundation in Khmer language, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies, and that they develop their health, physical appearance, moral understanding, and learning skills to enable them to pursue life-long learning.

Subject areas and instruction delivery hours for Primary School KGE curriculum are:

Main SubjectsGrade 1Grade 2Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6
Khmer Language121212111010
Social Studies111122

KGE Secondary School is divided into Lower Secondary School (Grade 7-9) and Upper Secondary School (Grade 10-12).

The whole purpose of the Lower Secondary School curriculum is to provide all students with a breadth of knowledge, skills, Khmer language, Mathematics, Sciences, Social studies, learning skills, life skills, moral education and personal development necessary to enable them to contribute as productive members to the growth of Cambodian society and be able to further their studies at the upper grades.

Number of instruction hour delivery per week is various from one grade level to another, and the subject areas taught in secondary school are:

  • Khmer Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Earth Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • Moral Civics
  • Information Communication Technology (ICT)

Like the Lower Secondary School curriculum, the purpose of the Upper Secondary School curriculum is not only to expand and consolidate students’ knowledge from the basic education but also to provide them opportunity for future orientation, that is, to have capacity to continue their studies at higher education or to specialize their studies or to participate in social life by ensuring that students have acquired:

  • advanced knowledge of Khmer literature and mathematics;
  • deep knowledge of the national identity;
  • a more complex understand of morality and civic responsibilities;
  • the everyday life skills that enable participation in their local community life and Cambodian society.
  • a broad understanding of the natural world and of scientific principles;
  • high communicative competence in a Foreign Language.