NOK Sorsesekha

Research Assistant

NOK Sorsesekha became a research assistant at the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation of CDRI in 2021. She graduated from the Institute of Foreign Languages, Royal University of Phnom Penh, with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and a Bachelor’s Degree in education, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). She began her professional career by becoming a gender and social inclusion intern at USAID Cambodia and USAID Greening Prey Lang. Her research interests include gender in education and vocational training, higher education development, internationalization in higher education, learning and teaching assessment, the economics of education, and narrowing the gap of skills mismatch.

Email : sorsesekha@cdri.org.kh


NOK Sorsesekha



Lack of quality teaching and learning is one of the main causes of the learning crisis for girls and boys alike, therefore there is a need for significant improvements in teaching to ensure that all students, both boys and girls, learn. Evidence on the impact of gender-responsive or gender transformative pedagogy on student learning outcomes is sti...


Access to formal financial services and technology across low-, middle- and high-income countries is far from universal. East Asia and the Pacific and South Asia together account for over 800 million unbanked people, and the region is home to over 50% of the unbanked and digitally under-served globally. Digital financial inclusion is becoming centr...


The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about educational disruptions from pre-school to higher education in Cambodia and around the world. Although the impact of the pandemic in Cambodia was relatively low in comparison to other countries in the region and the world in 2020, and schools were able to reopen its door again in early 2021, the February 20,...


This three-year programme is supported by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) through The Asia Foundation (TAF)’s Ponlok Chomnes Programme: Data and Dialogue for Development in Cambodia. In this programme CDRI aims at strengthening the capacity of knowledge-sector institutions to undertake quality research, informing publi...


A five-year project called ‘Education Research for Effective Policy Reforms’ with a total funding of USD446,713 aims to produce independent, objective, high quality policy-relevant higher education research, and to maximise the accessibility of this knowledge to policymakers, influencers and stakeholders, and its policy impact. This project also wo...