The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training has officially launched the national TVET e-learning platform to address distance and online teaching and learning in case it may be needed again during the Covid-19 pandemic and to prepare for any future disruption to classroom learning. .
The launching ceremony of the National TVET e-learning platform was held online on November 24 in the presence of more than 800 people from ministries, provincial training committees, educational institutions and technical and professional training, the private sector and various development partners.
According to the ministry’s announcement regarding the official launch, it is stated that the platform they have developed is a national system for distance technical and vocational education and training that can be used both on tablets and smartphones.
The development of the platform was supported in part by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.
The announcement added that the national system has been put in place to address the challenges of distance and online teaching and learning for professors, technicians and students during the pandemic, as well as to open a another new way of learning in the field of technical and vocational education and training that will prove useful regardless of the Covid-19.
“This national system contains content such as courses, videos, tutorials, online courses, self-assessment tests, study materials and other general knowledge information related to teaching and technical and vocational training in Cambodia, ”the announcement said.
Pich Sophoan, Permanent Secretary of State at the Ministry of Labor, told The Post that all interns, students, parents and the general public can access the TVET e-learning program for free through the Android Play Store, the iOS App Store and the App Gallery. or they can visit: www.tot-elearning.com
Sophoan said that Cambodia has 57 technical and vocational education and training institutions under the ministry that can use this national system for online teaching and learning.
Sophoan said 31,529 students were already enrolled in the national system with 3,522 lessons and video lessons available now and nearly 10,000 people have already downloaded the app.
Houy Muy, a first year student at the Institute of Industrial Technology, started studying through the TVET E-Learning app. She said the system is convenient for her and other students in technical and vocational training as it provides a lot of coursework and learning content, including information they want to know but is not part of the curriculum. official program.
“It makes it easy for students to read their lessons ahead of time, whether the school is open or not. We also benefit because the platform offers all kinds of lessons from many different schools, which allows us to explore different topics and learn on our own, ”she said.