Metfone deploys Digital Education System in Siem Reap, approaching total 3,000 schools nationwide

29 Aug, 2020

Siem Reap, 27th August, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony between Board of Directors of 10 Makara 1979 High School and Metfone Company was organized formally in which Metfone will deploy Digital Education System for the school. This is on progress that Metfone implement the system for over 3,000 schools nationwide.

The ceremony happened under the presences of Mr. Kim Leng, Director of 10 Makara 1979 High School; Board of Directors of Metfone and representatives of Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport. The MoU aims to open up the long-term cooperation in enhancing development of Digital Education System, specific in deploying the School Information System (SIS); deploying the e-Learning and e-Books and shall not limit on deploying other digital solution services. In the following days, Metfone also conducted a training and workshop about the systems at the school.

SIS is one of outstanding solutions of Metfone for Education sector which was piloted at Hun Sen Serei Pheap High School in Kandal before and has been implementing in Siem Reap for Makara 1979 High school. SIS allows teachers to view and enter student’s attendance, leaves, and mark in their own electronic profiles; manage timetable, enter marks for Exams; manage classrooms; view and verify their own profile and moreover, send/receive notifications to students and their parents. In other sides, students and their parents also can check attendance, timetable, fee details, exam dates. They will view their children profile anytime, receive notifications from teachers and send requirements to the school. All of activities will be executed online by smartphone or computer in most convenient ways.

Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Bui Minh Binh, Vice General Director of Metfone said: “At Metfone, we are not just doing a business, but we are sticking to engage in cooperate social responsibility activities. So we always involved with Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, especially during the time of the pandemic of Covid-19. Metfone is proud that the Ministry of Education has chosen to be partner with the launch of this school information management system at 10 Makara 1979 High School and at other schools in Cambodia.”

“This is a comprehensive cooperation in full levels not only between Ministry of Education and Metfone, but also between the departments of Ministry of 100% schools in 25 provinces and Metfone branches nationwide.” He added.

In the ceremony, Mr. Kim Leng, Director of 10 Makara 1979 High School also shared his expectation on the project: “With experience of Metfone on deploying Digital Education System recently, we expect the system will completely change our working habits. Student input and student management are easier to access, whether absenteeism, scheduling, grading, etc. And parents can also monitor their children's education through mobile phone notifications."

Metfone is one of the leading telecommunications and ICT provider in Cambodia, bringing new technologies to the private and public sectors, especially in Education. With the philosophy of a "Caring – Innovator", Metfone will continue to develop its innovative products for the people of Cambodia and Cambodia to stay up to date in this digital age.

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