Archive | Iraq Education and Training News

Iraq Business News brings you the latest news on developments & opportunities in education and training in Iraq.

Shaping the Reform of Technical and Vocational Education in Iraq

Shaping the Reform of Technical and Vocational Education in Iraq: Stakeholders’ Consultation on new Vocational Qualification Framework and Governance System UNESCO Office for Iraq, in cooperation with the Federal Government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government, has developed a proposal for a new Vocational Qualification Framework (VQF), as well as a coherent and cost-effective […]

British Council makes award to Basrah Museum

The British Council has award £460,000 to the Basrah Museum project. This project sees the completion of three remaining galleries in the newly opened museum. The old Basrah Museum was looted in the 1st and 2nd Gulf Wars and was closed in 2003. The new museum is housed in one of Saddam Hussein’s former palaces. The […]

WHO welcomes $5m from Kuwait for people of Mosul

WHO welcomes $5-million from Kuwait to provide life-saving health services to people in Mosul The World Health Organization (WHO) has welcomed the generous support of the State of Kuwait through a US$ 5 million donation to help people in the city of Mosul obtain greater medical assistance, particularly the most vulnerable—women, children, the injured and […]

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NATO to Train Iraqi Officers in Iraq

By John Lee. NATO is to start running training programs for the Iraqi military in Iraq itself from January. The alliance’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told a press conference: “… we have already training activities in Jordan where we train Iraqi officers and we have trained several hundred officers there already. “We will continue our […]

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Applications Open for Student Leaders Program

The Student Leaders program is an intensive, approximately 6-week exchange program to the United States for up to 120 undergraduate students from the Middle East and North Africa. Students are divided among U.S. academic institutions where they develop leadership skills and expand their understanding of civil society, as well as the democratic process and how […]

Restrata, Agility train Iraq’s Oil and Gas Workers

By John Lee. Restrata, a global player in consultancy and training services, has reportedly partnered with UAE-based logistics provider Agility to offer specialised training for oil and gas sector employees at the Rumaila Energy Park (REP). British-owned and UAE-headquartered, Restrata was created with the mission to build client resilience and optimize operations through effective management […]

Iraqi Students forced to Study without Textbooks

By Wassim Bassem for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  The majority of schools in Baghdad and other provinces are currently facing a shortage of textbooks and writing materials. The large number of students in the country find themselves […]

IBBC Announces Changes to Leadership Team

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has today announced changes to its leadership team. Former IBBC Executive Chairman Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne is now President of the 54-member organisation. Baroness Nicholson also serves as the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Iraq, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan. Replacing Baroness Nicholson as Chairman is Mr Mohammed Charchafchi, Chairman and […]