Archive | Iraq Education and Training News

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

Criticism in Iraqi Kurdistan over Unpaid Teacher Salaries

By Adam Lucente for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Criticism mounts in Iraqi Kurdistan over unpaid teacher salaries Ferhat is an English teacher at a public school in Erbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan Region. His salary comes from the Kurdistan Regional Government […]

Iraq and France to Cooperate in e-Learning

By John Lee. Iraq and France have agreed to cooperate in the field of electronic education and e-learning. The agreement was announced after the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Nabil Kazem Abdel-Sahib (Nabil Khadim Abd Al-Sahib), received the French Ambassador to Baghdad, Bruno Aubert, and his accompanying delegation. The Minister said that e-learning […]

Video: NASA Astronaut supports Children of Iraq

Iraqi-American NASA Astronaut, Jessica Meir, has sent an empowering message of support to kids on the Hope Buses in Baghdad, all the way from the International Space Station! In light of the current global crisis, this message reminds us that our family is so important and also bigger than we think; it's a time where […]

Iraq's first Digital Copywriting Program

In the spirit of supporting Iraqi youth to increase their employment opportunities and boost the country's creative industry, please consider donating to this campaign to launch Iraq's first Digital Copywriting Program. Iraqi Innovators' mission is to change Iraq's narrative through their media platform and to train a generation of writers that will document Iraq's future […]

Fulbright Student Program Opens for Applications

The U.S. Mission in Iraq Announces the 2021-2023 Fulbright Foreign Student Program The United States Embassy is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2021-2023 Fulbright Foreign Student Program. This prestigious and competitive scholarship program provides outstanding students and professionals with the opportunity to obtain Master’s degrees at U.S. universities. Launched […]

The Legacy of ISIL on Access to Education

A United Nations report published today finds that some children in Iraq are still unable to receive education in the aftermath of the territorial defeat of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant over two years ago, saying they cannot access schools or obtain key civilian documentation necessary for enrolment in state schools. The […]

This Valentine's Day, send your love to Ayda

Ayda (not her real name) lives with her mother and little brother in a house built of mud and sheet metal in a poor neighborhood in Baghdad. She attends the Hope Bus regularly and also works collecting empty cans from landfill to support her family. Ayda loves going to the Hope Bus because she gets […]

Iraq 2020 - Discovering Business

Iraq Business News is delighted to bring you a major new guide to business in Iraq. Published by Allurentis, in association with Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC), Iraq 2020 - Discovering Business contains a wealth of case studies, commentary and data; it’s 68 pages of essential reading for everyone with an interest in the redevelopment […]

ICF Appoints Elizabeth McRae As Executive Director

The Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF) has announce the promotion of Elizabeth (Liz) McRae to serve in the top staff leadership position as Executive Director. McRae’s promotion to Executive Director from Associate Director follows a record year for ICF during which significant gains were made in life-changing legal, social, and educational services for Iraq’s most vulnerable […]

IBBC Council meeting, Sector Tables and Members’ Dinner

IBBC hold Council Meeting, Sector roundtables, Reception & Dinner for Members on 28 and 29 January The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) held its Council Meeting, Dinner & Reception for IBBC Members and distinguished guests on 28 January. The Council Meeting, hosted by Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, President of IBBC and the Prime Minister’s Trade […]