Leading institutions in Singapore will be helping Cambodia get ready to fully embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It was recently reported that Singapore’s leading institutes are collaborating with the Cambodian government on a three-year programme that is expected to equip local students with the knowledge and skills required to tackle challenges in the 21st century.Singapore’s Ambassador to Cambodia, Michael Tan was quoted as saying that the programme would involve the fellow
The youth have often been pitted as Cambodia’s greatest asset especially in the face of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as Industry 4.0. According to the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) World Factbook, 30.8 percent of Cambodia’s population is made up of people between the ages of zero to 14 years, 17.8 percent is made up of those between 15 to 24 years, and 41.1 percent is made up of those between the ages of 25 to 54 years.
In December 2018, Cambodian Senate president Say Chhum had encouraged the country’s youth to study hard in order to become future leaders. He made the comment during the opening ceremony of the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia congress at a hotel in Phnom Penh. Chhum’s call certainly makes sense if one were to consider how young Cambodia’s population is.
The European Institute of Business Administration’s (INSEAD) 2019 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) report, released earlier this month, revealed that Cambodia had managed to move up one notch in the rankings as a country for attracting and growing talent. This means the Kingdom moved from 108th to 107th in the talent ranking.
Cambodian Senate president Say Chhum recently encouraged the country’s youth to study hard in order to become future leaders. He made the comment during the opening ceremony of the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia congress at a hotel in Phnom Penh.Chhum’s call certainly makes sense if one were to consider how young the Cambodian population is.