via Phnom Penh Post, 14 November 2023: The Angkor Heritage Education Program (AHEP), a joint effort by the APSARA National Authority and the Khmer Cultural Heritage Organization, has significantly enhanced the understanding of Cambodian students regarding the protection, care, and preservation of national artifacts. Launched in 2018, AHEP targets high and primary school students, especially those in the Angkor area, combining classroom learning with visits to historical sites, including temples, research locations, and museums.
The Angkor Heritage Education Program (AHEP), in collaboration with the APSARA National Authority (ANA) and the Khmer Cultural Heritage Organization (KCHO), has greatly enhanced students’ understanding of the protection, care and preservation of Cambodian artifacts.
The initiative, which began in 2018, targets both high and primary school students, particularly those from the Angkor area.
Un Monita, executive director of the KCHO, explained that the program me forms a vital foundation for classroom learning, complemented by visits to actual sites of historical significance in the Angkor area. These sites include temples, research and excavation locations, as well as museums where artifacts are displayed.