Archive | Iraq Education and Training News

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$6m Educational Compound in Arbil

An educational compound will be set up in Arbil City at a total cost of nearly $6 million U.S. dollars, according to an official statement. “A delegation from the South Korean government has proposed the establishment of an educational compound at a total cost of $6 million U.S. dollars…,” according to a statement published on […]

Education Minister in Kurdistan, Iranian Consul Tackle Academic Relations

The minister of education in Iraq’s Kurdistan has discussed with the Iranian consul in the region means of boosting bilateral relations and exchanging academic expertise. The Iranian official has expressed his country’s readiness to receive university professors and students from the region and to activate cooperation agreements between the two sides. ( Aswat Al Iraq […]

Iraqi Minister in Estonia over Electronic Government

The Iraqi minister of science and technology has discussed with the head of the Estonian Parliament the recent developments in the electronic government project. “During his visit to Estonia, Minister Raid Fahmi Jahid discussed with the Estonian minister of economic affairs and telecommunications and the head of the Estonian Parliament the latest scientific and technological […]

Over ID21bn to Renovate Iraqi Universities

The Ministry of Finance has allocated more than 21 billion Iraqi dinars to renovate the academic departments in Iraqi universities. “The amount earmarked for universities in the 2010 budget is approximately seven times the figure in last year’s budget (ID3 billion),” according to a ministry statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. According to Finance […]

Karbala Wants More Money for New Schools

Karbala province wants to get more money to build new schools. “There are certain requirements for the educational process to succeed,” Abdulhameed al-Safar, the Karbala education director, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Saturday. He said that some classes in Karbala embrace more than 70 students in each. “Karbala needs 70 new school buildings this […]

Basra Council to Build International Research Centers

The provincial council in Basra has agreed with companies to build international research centers and to bring in foreign experts to train Iraqi personnel, a local official said on Sunday. “The centers will be in the areas of planning, health, electricity and construction…,” an official from the local reconstruction committee, Mostafa Atiya, told Aswat al-Iraq […]

1st Computer and Internet Center for the Blind in Iraq

The first computer and Internet center for the blind in the country has been opened in the capital Baghdad, the Iraqi Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs said on Thursday. “The center, located in al-Nour Institute for the Blind in al-Salam neighborhood, Baghdad, houses blind-oriented computers and printers,” read a ministry statement received by Aswat […]