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Why has Illiteracy Rate gone up in Iraq?

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. According to the head of the literacy department at the Directorate General of Education in Basra, Karim Handhal Abdul Karim, student participation in literacy centers in Iraq’s southern province […]

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Inequality shapes the Lives of Children in Iraq

Deep inequality continues to shape the lives of children in Iraq A comprehensive survey on children’s wellbeing in Iraq released today found that conflict and inequality remain defining features of childhood. A majority of poor children are not receiving any form of government assistance. Even as the fighting has subsided, 80 per cent of all […]

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Christian School re-opens in Mosul

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. School bells finally rang at Shimon Safa Elementary School this fall, Mosul’s oldest Christian school that had been closed for four years. The school, also called the Shimon Safa Institute, is located […]

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New AMAR School almost Complete

Work is almost complete on AMAR‘s latest exciting educational project in Iraq. The state-of-the-art Secondary School in Basra is expected to begin teaching its 500+ students in October. Ten percent of that number will be orphans who will receive a fantastic education completely free of charge, thanks to AMAR’s generous supporters. Please help ensure Iraq’s […]

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Iraq’s Future Generations risk being Left Behind

Without urgent investment in education, Iraq’s future generations risk being left behind The future of Iraq, its economic security and prosperity depends on increasing investment in education today. And while the price of investing in Iraq’s education sector is high, failing to do so will cost the nation far more in the future. “The Cost […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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KRG “Seized, Sold Gulen Schools”

By Sara al-Qaher for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A private company has reportedly taken over Gulenist schools in Iraqi Kurdistan. According to the Dwarozh news website, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Education Minister Bishwan Sadeq said a private Kurdish company, the Khoshnaw Group, bought the […]

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UNICEF launches Back-to-School Campaign

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), together with the Iraqi Ministry of Education, has launched its back-to-school campaign to help millions of children missing out on education. Some 3.5 million school-aged Iraqi children are missing out on education, which means they are at increased risk of early marriage, child labour and recruitment into armed groups. […]

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