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

IMMDF, AUIS Announce New Scholarship Program

The Iraq Middle Market Development Fund (IMMDF) will provide two full year scholarships for students interested in and committed to development, finance, business and entrepreneurship at The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS). The partnership agreement was signed at AUIS today in a ceremony attended by officials from IMMDF, AUIS faculty members and students, and […]

Wikipedia “Data Free” in Iraq

Today, Wikimedia community members in Iraq, the Wikimedia Foundation, and Asiacell, one of Iraq’s largest mobile operators, announced a new partnership to provide access to Wikipedia free of mobile data charges to Asiacell’s nearly 12 million subscribers in Iraq. The partnership was announced today at a press event hosted by Ooredoo during Mobile World Congress […]

American Corner opened in University of Kurdistan Hewler

The Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Falah Mustafa, attended the opening ceremony of the American Corner in the University of Kurdistan Hewler (UKH) in Erbil. The American corner will focus on promoting education in the host community, student exchange programs between the Kurdistan Region and the United States, providing electronic databases and […]

NATO Launches Training Effort in Iraq

NATO launched a new training programme in Iraq on Sunday (5 February 2017), teaching Iraqi security forces to counter Improvised Explosive Devices (IED). Around 30 enlisted soldiers are participating in the first five-week course. ”NATO’s training and capacity building in Iraq is strengthening the country’s ability to fight ISIL and provide for its own security,” […]

AMAR provides vital Textbooks to Iraqi Children

The AMAR International Charitable Foundation has distributed more than 3,000 textbooks to school students in southern Iraq, equipping primary and secondary schools with vital educational resources. Thanks to some fantastic fund-raising support by staff at the Rumaila Operating Organisation (ROO), we were able to answer a request by the Directorate for Education to provide the […]

Iraqi Teachers Unsafe in own Classrooms

By Omar al Jaffal for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi instructed security services “to prevent the abuse of teaching and educational staff,” who he said “have taken upon themselves the educational mission of […]

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 […]