Liger Fact

Basic Info

Liger Learning Center provides high-potential, economically disadvantaged students with a world-class learning experience – empowering them to become leaders of tomorrow. Currently, there is one Liger Learning Center, located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Liger Learning Center is operated by The Liger Charitable Foundation, a US registered nonprofit

Through project-based learning and a focus on entrepreneurship and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) the Liger Learning Center in Phnom Penh prepares students to drive Cambodia’s future social and economic development. The Liger Charitable Foundation is creating a model, informed by global awareness and rooted in local culture, to ensure that promising, economically disadvantaged students have the capacity, drive, and network to lead their country’s future.


six year, full bursary, comprehensive educational program
age 11-12 at intake
students recruited from all over Cambodia

First cohort of 50 students currently at LLC
25 boys / 25 girls

new intake every three years
junior and senior cohort
maximum of 50 – 60 students in one cohort
junior and senior cohort means a maximum of 100 – 120 students at LLC

Approximately 183 day school year
Approximately 25% of the time off campus for experiential learning
Students return home 5 separate times per year for school break

A typical week consists of students participating in:

Advanced Enrichments (short introductory subject area classes)
Skill building
English Literacy
Khmer Literacy
Explorations (project based learning)
Extensions (all learning and activities outside the regular school day)

Read more about our explorations and things we’re proud of

Learning Model

Project-based Learning, Opportunity-based Learning, Experiential Learning, Literacy, Entrepreneurship, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)

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Liger Graduates
Change agents
Entrepreneurial thinkers
Excellent in areas of strength and interest
Well rounded

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Measuring Success

Students must annually document, How did I:

think about change
raise awareness about necessary change
try to promote and encourage change
actually create change in Cambodia this year

Student personal portfolios – a compilation of a student’s work that is representative of their individual learning experiences and growth over a period of time.

Staff assessment of students – Wide range of assessment strategies, which reflects differentiated learning outcomes and incorporates rubrics, peer feedback, formative and summative assessments.