New Class in VAAS

Welcome back after a long vacation, we are proud to share the information of our new class in VAAS. We are gradually reaching our goal, we get more and more new students to attend the specialty classes. After admission test has been completed and the classes have begun we were amazed by the high potential […]

Ministry visiting

August is a honorable month for us , We were honored by the visit of His Excellency Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport. We enthusiastically hosted them a tour around the campus and demonstrated the class activities . There was a fruitful meeting after the visit. Once again It was a […]

Teaching the Teachers

An unforgettable cultural exchange A group of French teenagers recently spent two weeks travelling around Cambodia with a group of PPS students. The trip was designed as a way for the two groups of young people to exchange culture and skills. After just one week of circus workshops at our campus in Battambang, the group […]

Healing Through Art: A New Collaboration

“Is forgiveness possible, is reconciliation possible? That’s what we’re exploring.” in this new Global Arts Corps project at PPSA. This is how Michael Lessac, the founder and artistic director of Global Arts Corps, sums up the goal of their project here at Phare Ponleu Selpak. Global Arts Corps (GAC) has been working with PPS artists […]

Taking Cultural Exchange to a Whole New Level

Recently, PPS hosted 28 teenagers from France for a cultural exchange solidarity trip thanks to support from CCAS. They came during their summer holidays to discover PPS, exchange skills with our students, and get a taste of Cambodia. Over two weeks in Battambang and around Cambodia, they participated in circus workshops with their Khmer counterparts […]

PPS Open Days 2015

There was a buzz around campus in the lead up to the PPS Open Days. All week, students were rehearsing, preparing and setting up to present their work. The excitement was palpable as staff and students worked late into the night to be ready. On July 3rd 2015, we opened our doors to present two […]


Mr Hun Mengheing is currently a master degree students at the University of Easter Finland majoring in lifelong learning and adult education. He experienced in exchange program oversea. Coming to intern in Cambodia just to share his experience on how he has become who he is nowadays. His accidental arrival at VAAS School objected in […]

Chan Pagna / Technician

Chan Pagna is a student currently majoring in animation in a well-known educational establishment called Pivaut applied arts school in Nantes, France. He worked at VAAS during his summer vacation as a technician and helped organize the one-month teachers’ training session. This is his the second training session he provides for VAAS in a wide […]

Open Day Festival at VAAS

  Open Day Festival at VAAS is an annual event put on each June. We are happy to invite all the public to attend. The aim of the festival is to promote our activities and show our donors how we use the funding. It is a chance for all the students in VAAS to show […]

Michel Van Zeveren / Child’s book Illustrator & author

  We had the pleasure of welcoming children’s books author and illustrator Michel Van Zeveren at VAAS/Phare Ponleu Selpak on June 10th and 11th, 2015. Invited to Phnom Penh by the French Institute in Cambodia to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his publishing house (l’Ecole des Loisirs), Michel Van Zeveren came all the way to Battambang to run three workshops […]