Adult Education for Economic Development Thailand, Cambodia and Lao PDR (2004-2010)

Economic Development


Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
National University of Laos, Lao PDR
Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Simon Fraser University, Canada


Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)


This university partnership project introduced an innovative approach to international co-operation and collaboration by drawing on Canadian and Thai expertise to build institutional capacity in Cambodia and Lao PDR.


The project goal was to promote community economic development in Cambodia and Lao PDR through increased access to quality continuing education and training relevant to the needs of adult women, men, and out-of-school youth, enabling them to participate actively in the social and economic growth of their communities. The ultimate beneficiaries of the project was people living in communities served by the partner institutions.


  • Continuing Education Centers (CECs) established at NUOL and RUPP
  • Capacity developed at CECs
  • Curriculum for delivery to communities designed, developed and delivered
  • Professional development of staff
  • Participatory action research

Project Communications

Project Implementation Plan

Annual Work Plans

2009-2010 (PDF, 312 KB)
2008-2009 (PDF, 1.3 MB)
2007-2008 (PDF, 1.3 MB)
2006-2007 (PDF, 1 MB)
2005-2006 (PDF, 816 KB) 

Narrative Reports

Final Report (PDF, 33.2 MB)
Final PAR Report (PDF, 5.6 MB) 
2009 Semi Annual (PDF, 3.8 MB)
2008-2009 (PDF, 2.3 MB)
2007-2008 (PDF, 3.2 MB)
2006-2007 (PDF, 1 MB)
2005-2006 (PDF, 676 KB)
2004-2005 (PDF, 822 KB)