CURRICULUM VITAE

KHLEANG SOVANN

(Updated on January 15, 2015)

Place of Birth

: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Nationality

: Khmer

Current Address

: Chulalongkorn University (CU-iHouse, Room 1007), 254 Phyathai Road,
Patumwan, Bangkok Thailand. 10330.

Hand Phone

: 09-9075-6066 (Thailand) / 017 525 507 (Cambodia)

Email

: sovannkhleang.tesol@gmail.com

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY
August, 2014 – Present: Studying Doctor of Philosophy
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Major: Curriculum and Instruction
2010 - 2012

: Master of Education
Burapha University, Thailand
Major: Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
Thesis: An Evaluation of the EFL Pre-service Teacher Training Program
at the National Institute of Education in Cambodia

2009 - 2010

: Master of Education (Completed 1 semester)
Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Major: Educational Management and Leadership

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2004 - 2009

: Bachelor of Education
Phnom Penh International University, Cambodia
Major : Teaching English as Foreign Language (TEFL)

2005 – 2006

: English Language Bridging Course
Institute of Foreign Language (IFL), Royal University of Phnom Penh

2001 - 2004

: Diploma of High School
Sa-Ang High School, Kandal Province, Cambodia

WORKING HISTORY
2014 – Present

: Lecturer of English (General English Course)
Language Institute, Burapha University, Thailand

2012 – Present

: Governmental Lecturer of English
Mean Chey University (government-owned university)

July – August 2014: Trainer of IELTS Intensive Course (for Cambodian and Thai university students)
Mahasarakham University, Thailand
2012 – 2014

: School Principal
Sovannaphumi School (a dual Khmer-English private school)

2011 – 2012

: Lecturer of English for Career (ESP Course)
Burapha University, Thailand

2007 - 2010

: Branch Manager
Newton Thilay School (Phnom Penh Operation)

2009 - 2010

: Project Member
Newton Thilay School (Phnom Penh Operation)

2006 - 2007

: Operation Officer
LKN Cambodia Co.,Ltd (International Study Abroad Center)

2005 - 2007

: Adult Part-Time Teacher of English
Newton Thilay School (Phnom Penh Operation)

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SCHOLARSHIP & AWARD

April 2014

: Granted a scholarship award for Ph.D. study to Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
under the ASEAN Scholarship Program & Royal Thai Scholarship Program

June 2012

: Outstanding Thesis Award, presented by Faculty of Education, Burapha University

April 2010

: Granted a Royal Thai Scholarship to study Master’s Degree
at Burapha University in Thailand

RSEARCH STUDY

In Progress

: A Development of the English Language Course of EFL School Manager

In Progress

: Investigating an Application of Communicative Language Teaching in Cambodia

February 2012

: Published a graduate research article entitled “An evaluation of the
EFL pre-service teacher training program at the National Institute of Education
in Cambodia” in the HRD Journal, Thailand
Link to article:
(http://digital_collect.lib.buu.ac.th/ojs/index.php/hrd/article/view/2705)

February 2012

: Granted by IDP-Australia to co-conduct a survey research entitled “The language
learning strategies of the first year English major university students in Cambodia”,
published in the Learn Journal: Language Education and Acquisition
Research Network of Thammasat University, Thailand
Link to article: (http://164.115.22.25/ojs222/index.php/LEARN/index)

PRESENTAION

December 2014

: Presentation on “a journey to scholarship”, Bridgeton English School, Poi Pet

August 2014

: Presentation on “education system in Cambodia”, at Payap University and
Prince Royal’s College, Chaing Mai, Thailand

February 2014

: A speaker at the 1st Cambodian Research Forum, organized by MoEYS and
UNESCO, Phnom Penh

February 2012

: A speaker of my graduate research at 8th CamTESOL Conference,
sponsored by International Graduate Studies – Human Resource Development
Center, Burapha University, Thailand
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April 2011

: Presentation on “development of teacher training program and teacher qualification
in Cambodia”, at UNESCO Bangkok Headquarter, Bangkok, Thailand

February 2011

: A speaker at the 7th CamTESOL Conference,
sponsored by the International Graduate Studies – Human Resource Development
Center, Burapha University, Thailand

VOLUNTEER WORKING HISTORY
January – April 2011

: Intern
APEID Unit, UNESCO Bangkok
In charge of Higher Education, ICT in Education, and Student Mobility in
Asia Pacific Region

March – August, 2006

: Teacher of English, Project Manager, and Education Manager
Khmer Loves Khmer Federation (Local NGO)

2005 - 2006

: Full-Time Teacher of English and Administration Officer
Learning for Success Center (English Private Center)

SOCIAL AFFILIATION
January 2015 – Present : Member of Thailand TESOL International Conference
August 2014 – Present : Head of Royal Thai Scholarship Program
Cambodian student Association at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
August 2012 – Present : Member of Korean TESOL International Conference
Aug. 2011 – Dec. 2011 : First Vice President
Cambodian Burapha University Student Association (CBUUSA), Thailand
July 2010 – July 2011 : Permanent Member
International Student Club, Burapha University, Thailand

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PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR, WORKSHOP, AND TRAINING

Since 2005, I have participated in a number of seminars, workshops, and trainings in the areas of school
budgeting and administration, supervisory and leadership skill, TOEFL and IELTS, quantitative and qualitative
research, child development, etc. both in Cambodia, Thailand, and in a few more countries in ASEAN.
Moreover, I regularly attend the annual CamTESOL conference since 2009 respectively and Thailand TESOL
international conference in 2012 and 2013.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE COMPETENCE

I master both English and Thai.

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