Som Bunthen.Bunthen leads the education team across three regions: Ratanakiri, Mondulkiri, and Koh Kong. His training programmes support teaching and learning within schools, including interactive teaching, child protection and effective school management. He also focuses on supporting families to send their children to school. He works closely with parent-teacher committees to overcome barriers to education at a local level.

Bunthen has worked at United World Schools for 12 years. Prior to this, he spent 25 years working as a primary-school teacher.

Bunthen particularly enjoys the teacher training element of his role and is committed to supporting rural communities across Cambodia.