Dr. KAO Sophal is an Associate Professor at American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP). He previously worked as an Associate Dean, a Dean and an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at PUC from 2014 to 2022.
Dr. Kao specializes in English language teacher training, English language teaching, school monitoring and evaluation, and English language curriculum and materials development. He used to hold a number of positions including school director and training manager for both private and public educational institutions, training education specialist and education consultant for international NGO’s, and National English Language teacher trainer and supervisor for the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport in Cambodia for many years. Moreover, he trained English teachers and undergraduate and graduate students at PUC for many years. He has presented papers at various national and international conferences. He is a motivational lecturer and speaker who has inspired university students to highly commit to their academic work to achieve their academic goals.