Documentation Center of Cambodia


Genocide Education in Cambodia

Commune Teacher Training at Kampong Cham Regional Teacher Training School

 June 24-30, 2011, Kampong Cham, Cambodia

Photo by: Kok-Thay, Sovann Mam, and Sokheang Ly

On June 24-30, 2011, the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education conducted the fifth commune teacher training in Kampong Cham province with 72 participants from all 18 districts and cities of the province. Three national teachers from the Ministry of Education, four national teachers from DC-Cam, and nine provincial teachers (five from Kratie, two from Kandal, one from Siem Reap and one from Preah Vihear) assisted the training. The training is conducted in the compound of the Kampong Cham Regional Teacher Training School. The format and structure of the training was the same as previous trainings. The core documents for the training include the textbook A History of Democratic Kampuchea, Teacher’s Guidebook and Student Workbook. Other supplementary materials are magazine Searching for the Truth, booklet case 002, prison book, KRT chronology, KR glossary, DK administrative map, and DK killing map. The training also uses several films such as Behind the Wall of S-21, Cambodian Children, Prison in Prey Veng, Baset, and Tuol Sleng, Mass Grave near Pagoda, and KR liberated zone in 1973.