Ian Thompson Memorial ISF Boys’ Tournament 2019

2019-03-26T11:59:23+00:00March 10th, 2019|

Ian Thompson Memorial ISF Boys' Tournament 2019 On Saturday, 9th March,  almost 500 young football players from around Cambodia travelled to the ISF Sports Ground in Phnom Penh to compete in the 12th annual ISF Boys’ Tournament, which saw teams travel up to seven hours each way to compete. ISF’s Football Programme [...]

Goldman Sachs Gives ISF Girls’ Tournament 2019

2019-03-01T16:43:43+00:00February 24th, 2019|

Goldman Sachs Gives ISF Girls Tournament 2019 On Saturday, 23rd February, over 360 young female players from provinces across Cambodia will travel to the ISF Sports Ground in Phnom Penh to compete in ISF’s 10th annual Girls’ Tournament, a day focused on celebrating women’s inclusion in sport. “I believe that football is [...]

All Abilities Tournament 2019

2019-04-01T11:51:20+00:00February 14th, 2019|

All Abilities Tournament 2019 On Wednesday, 13 February 2019, The ISF Sports Ground hosted over 200 players to compete in the ISF All Abilities Tournament. This inclusive football tournament, which offers youth with disabilities the opportunity to play sport competitively, is one of the few of its kind in Cambodia. Youth with disabilities [...]

Experiential Learning Trip: Phnom Sontuk

2019-04-01T15:33:13+00:00February 12th, 2019|

Experiential Learning Trip: Phnom Sontuk In February 2019, 30 of our state school students, enrolled in grade 7 and 8, enjoyed an experiential learning trip to Phnom Santok, a cultural and natural site located in Ko Koh village, Kampong Thom Province. Surrounded by mountains, the site is home to many ancient heritages [...]

ISPP International Day 2019

2019-04-02T12:18:55+00:00February 10th, 2019|

ISPP International Day 2019 On Saturday, 9 February 2019, 12 students from ISF’s Catch-up Education Programme enjoyed International School of Phnom Penh’s (ISPP) annual International Day event. A lively event, full of cultural performances, games, music, dance and tasty food was all part of ISPP’s efforts to embrace and promote internationalism. Almost [...]

Smart Community Cup 2019

2019-03-01T17:25:22+00:00February 1st, 2019|

Smart Community Cup 2019 We were thrilled to participate in The Smart Community Cup 2019 which took place 26-27 January 2019. This Football-based Youth Empowerment Tournament welcomed 240 youth (120 male and 120 female players), aged 14-18 years old and focused on: Using life skills through professional youth football coaching and competing [...]

English Speaking Contest

2019-02-13T13:46:03+00:00January 30th, 2019|

On Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 15 students from ISF’s two Education Centres competed in the final round of ISF’s English Speaking Contest. The contest, which took place at the Stung Meanchey Education Centre, was open to all ISF students with the aim to: Inspire students to speak more English outside their classrooms. Motivate students to [...]

ICT classes offering new skills and hope

2019-01-04T15:24:55+00:00January 28th, 2019|

Kun* joined ISF’s Catch-up Education programme in 2014 at the age of 10 at grade 1. Originally from Kampong Cham province, Cambodia, he relocated to the Kingdom's capital Phnom Penh at an early age and was raised by his sisters after his parents died when he was just three years old. Kun is currently being [...]

Sok believes education is the key to achieving goals

2019-02-13T13:45:38+00:00January 20th, 2019|

Sok* is the only child of a family of eight to have the opportunity to attend school. Due to extreme poverty, Sok’s parents weren’t able to afford to send their children to school but thanks to ISF’s Education Programme, Sok started school for the first time at age 10 in grade 1 back in 2012. [...]

Ratannak’s journey to state school in Cambodia

2019-01-04T15:12:53+00:00January 14th, 2019|

Every October, ISF’s teachers organise final exams all the students in our Catch-up Education Programme to take evaluate their abilities and ascertain if they are ready to enter Cambodian state school. In 2018, we had 25 students from our Chbar Ampov Education Centre graduate from the programme and enter state school. We will continue to [...]

A balance between employment and education

2019-01-04T15:19:59+00:00January 7th, 2019|

Chan* joined ISF’s Education Programme at the age of 10 in grade 1. Currently a state school student in grade 9, he wishes to finish his education but earlier this year seemed doubtful as he was struggling with the cost of daily living expenses. Chan’s parents died when he was just a baby and he [...]