Zaman International School

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Zaman International School
Zaman International School logo.png
Phnom Penh
Type Private
Motto You're going to reach the top with us!
Established 2000
Founder Atilla Yusuf Guleker
Director Ejder Kilic
Principal Gurkan Cil

Zaman International School (ZIS) is a private multilingual international school in Cambodia's Capital Phnom Penh. The school was founded in 1997 by a former journalist[1] of the Turkish daily Zaman.[2] Internet sources indicate that ZIS is related to the Islamic Gülen Movement.[3]

It offers an education to children from K1 to grade 12. All lessons are taught in English and Khmer. The high school is housed in a newly built and designed building in Tonle Bassac area of Phnom Penh. Students from grade 7 to 12 attend this campus. The Zaman Primary is located in Toul Kork, Phnom Penh.

Students get national and international qualifications. Two national exams take place at the 9th and 12th grade levels. For the international part students an go for the Cambridge IGCSE and A level examinations in grades 10 or 11 and 12.

The spokesman for the Cambodian Ministry of Defense General Chhum Socheat said the Turkish schools in his country are functioning as bridges between Turkey and Cambodia.[4]

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  1. ^ "Zaman International School Inauguration Mr. Atilla Yusuf Guleker". YouTube. Retrieved 2013-05-13. 
  2. ^ "Deputy PM Arınç opens Zaman University in Cambodia". 2011-02-22. Retrieved 2013-05-13. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Cambodian General: Turkish schools are building bridges between two countries". 2014-07-25. Retrieved 2014-10-20.