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

Time to focus on Girls in Iraq

Their voice, our equal future, time to focus on girls in Iraq 11th October marked the International Day of the Girl Child, a day dedicated to girls' empowerment, fulfilment of girls' rights and solving challenges that they face. This year, the global theme is "My Voice, Our Equal Future," a reminder to listen to girls […]

Video: IBBC Alumni Conference

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) hosted a virtual conference chaired by Prof. Mohammed Al-Uzri to inaugurate its newly launched network of Iraqi Alumni of UK universities. The conference was opened by Baroness Nicholson. The guest speaker, Dr. Hamid Ahmed, Deputy Minister of Iraq's Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, confirmed the ministry's strong […]

Improving the Quality of Learning in Iraq

With support from the European Commission, UNICEF is supporting governorates and education ministries in developing their educational plans and modernizing data collection to improve the quality of learning in Iraq With financial backing from the European Commission and in partnership with UNESCO, UNICEF Iraq is supporting authorities at the governorate level to better plan their […]

A Thousand New School Buildings for Iraq?

By John Lee. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi met on Monday with government officials to discuss steps to build a thousand new school buildings throughout Iraq. Mr. Al-Kadhimi said that, "education is the real weapon with which nations arm themselves, in addition to the health system". The Prime Minister was also briefed on ten models […]

Chevening Scholarships Now Open

Applications for 2021/2022 Chevening Scholarships are now open until 12:00 (midday) GMT on 3 November 2020. Chevening is the UK Government's global scholarship programme that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from all over the world to pursue a one-year master's degree in […]

KRI Schools and Unis to Remain Closed

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday chaired a cabinet meeting on safely reopening schools and universities. The Cabinet voted for online learning for the first semester, except for twelfth-graders who will study on campus. The Ministries of Education and Higher Education have been tasked to prepare health and safety guidelines for in-person learning, and […]

New Baghdad Business School open for Applications

By John Lee. The Iraq Fund for Higher Education (IFHE) has announced the launch of its Baghdad Business School (BBS), a 10-month academic and professional program that gives Iraqi youth the skills and knowledge they need to work in the private sector. BBS describes itself as a market driven "education to employment" program, coordinating internships […]