Pre-school Books Revisions

  • P Project/Program

I Inactive

Key Information

Cambodia's Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in 2021 revised the textbooks for pre-school teachers for all subjects to a common format and content that integrated gender-responsive methodology which has the goal of gender equality for students in the classroom. Textbooks were revised on the teaching of pre-school in five core subjects, including: motor skills, science, social studies, pre-math and Khmer language.

Lead Implementing Government(s)



Not applicable or unknown

Government Affiliation

Government-affiliated program


2021 - 2022


Not applicable or unknown

Ministry Affiliation

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports


COVID-19 Response

Not changed

Geographic Scope


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas


  • Early childhood development


  • Curricula/lesson plans
  • School quality

Cross-cutting areas

  • Gender equality
  • Social and gender norms and beliefs

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Teachers - female, Teachers - male


Not applicable or unknown

School Enrolment Status

All in school

School Level

  • Pre-school

Other populations reached

  • Boys (both in school and out of school)
  • Girls (both in school and out of school)

Participants include

  • N/A

Program Approaches Back to Top


  • Gender-sensitive curricula


  • In-service teacher training – gender-responsive pedagogy

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Curricula, teaching and learning materials are free of gender-bias and stereotypes
  • Improved social and emotional learning/skills and mindsets

Cross-cutting goals

  • Improved critical consciousness
  • More equitable gender attitudes and norms