Archive | Iraq Education and Training News

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ILO partners to advance Financial Education among Iraqi Youth

The Ministry of Youth and Sports and the ILO partner to advance financial education among youth in Iraq The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) in Iraq have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their cooperation in advancing financial education among youth in Iraq. The new partnership […]

Training for Farmers in Erbil

FAO Iraq completed a 3-day training for the Farmer Field Schools Facilitators in Erbil The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Iraq concluded recently a three-day training of facilitators for the Farmers Field Schools (FFS), and continues the training programme for extension staff from the Ministry of Agriculture in Nineveh. 26 […]

Iran Ready to Open Joint Scientific Center with Iraq

The University of Tehran expressed readiness to set up a joint scientific center with Iraq under the auspices of the University of Basrah at a border region. During a visit to Iraq, President of the University of Tehran, Mohammad Moqimi, met with President of the University of Basrah, Saad Shaheen Hammadi, and signed a memorandum […]

ICF's Hope Bus 3 is OPEN!

A message from the Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF): Dear Friends, We are so thrilled to announce that Hope Bus 3 is officially open! Over the past few months, our team in Baghdad has been working hard to renovate an ordinary, used bus into a child-friendly classroom for 50 desperately poor orphans and street kids. Our […]

UNESCO, UNICEF commend Iraq's commitment to Education

UNESCO and UNICEF commend Iraq's commitment to transform national education by engaging in the Transforming Education Summit UNICEF and UNESCO have commended Iraq for the submission of the National Statement of Commitment for the upcoming Transforming Education Summit (TES), that will take place in New York from 16 to 19 September. This Commitment outlines a […]

Eduba Launches Educational "Super App"

By John Lee. Baghdad-based ed-tech platform Eduba has reportedly launched its ''Super App'' - the first EdTech super app in Iraq and MENA that offers multiple services. According to a report from Iraqi Innovators, the app has four components in their all-in-one learning management system, which includes interactive learning content, ride hailing, and payments. It […]

IoT Kids announces Winners of Coding Championship for Iraqi Schools

On 6th August, IoT Kids held the closing ceremony of The Schools Championship for Coding and Innovation at Zain's headquarter in Baghdad. IoT Kids organized the championship in cooperation with The Iraqi Ministry of Education and the sponsorship of Zain Iraq for telecommunication. The championship aims to encourage parents to invest in their children's creativity […]

New Training Program for Iraqi Business Journalists

Training Program for Iraqi Business Journalists Reporting on their Country's Economy Business Journalists 4Change, a program to help Iraqi business journalists to report on economic reform initiatives in their country, calls for applicants who wish to report on solutions to economic problems. The application deadline is August 21st, with interviews to be held between August […]

Call for Applications: Entrepreneurship for Public Health, COVID Recovery

Call for Applications: Entrepreneurship for Public Health and COVID-19 Recovery in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon UNITAR Division for Prosperity invites young entrepreneurs in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon to apply to the Great Ideas Space 2022: Entrepreneurship for Public Health and COVID-19 Recovery in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon. The programme aims to train entrepreneurs and MSMEs […]

Contract Awarded for Conversion on Iraqi Textbooks to e-Books

By John Lee. A company named as 'Pedagogy' has won a new contract with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), for "Conversion of Curricula for Grades 5 and 6 (hard copy textbooks + Videos) into Interactive E-books." The project aims to convert the national curricula (Textbooks: Arabic, Science, Math, Islamic education, and Sociology) […]

Iraq signs MoU with UNDP on Digital Transformation

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting the government of Iraq to strengthen its digital services and build its e-governance capabilities under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today with Iraq's Council of Ministers Secretarial (ComSec). The MoU focuses on harnessing and increasing the use of information and communication technology to modernize government […]