Founded in 2009, Liger Learning Center is a non-profit company located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Liger enables 110 students to follow a 6-year state-of-the-art leadership program with a strong focus on STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics. With nearly 40% of the Cambodia population living below the poverty line, Liger is destined to the most ‘promising’ students of Cambodia. Liger is more than a school and aim to create future ‘change agents’ and future leaders of the country.
- Creating and empowering new leaders of Cambodia
- Investing in a brighter future of promising students
- Creating meaningful and authentic impact on students: project-based learning
- Giving students the ownership of their learning
Liger Learning Center model is mainly made possible by two resources: financial and human.
- Sponsoring and donating
Investing in human potential by creating change agents, Liger aims to offer the best conditions possible in order for its students to fully develop their potential. Therefore, Liger is constantly looking for improving and expanding its facilities (e.g. sports court). Therefore, help from investors and individuals are necessary to finance and contribute to the development of new school facilities and explorations or field projects.
- Human commitment
Not an ordinary school, Liger encourages its students to think differently. Offering multi-disciplinary projects, Liger base its learning process on real-life situation project and consider the world as a classroom. Therefore engaged and committed learning facilitators, educators and volunteers are essential parts of Liger.Relive the intervention of LIGER LEARNING CENTER : "New tools that enable acquisition and transmission of knowledge: Digital and beyond" during the WFRE17
CONTRIBUTION TO COMPANY PERFORMANCE
- Working closely with Minister of Education
- Created a textbook on the Economy of Cambodia, now distributed to 1 million students
- Investigated the first dinosaur footprint identified in Cambodia
- Working on a solar powered computer for Cambodian schools with no access to power
- Leadership program and full scholarship: 110 students
- Excellence: 32% of senior cohort students competed internationally in STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics - competitions in 2016
- Local employment: 75% of Cambodian Staff
- Spread the learning: 24 books written and published by Liger Students