Archive | Iraq Education and Training News

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

UK Company to support Mine Action in Iraq

By John Lee. The UK-based Humanitarian Academy for Development (HAD), a business unit of Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), has won two contracts with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in Iraq: Lot 1: Residential certified Project Management Course, delivered to Directorate for Mine Action (DMA) in Baghdad. Contract value $21,738; Lot 2: Residential certified […]

Empowering Women in Iraq through Digital Reskilling

Empowering Women in Iraq for the Future of Work through Digital Reskilling A programme empowering women in Iraq for the future of work through digital reskilling is being conducted with the financial support of Japan's Hiroshima prefecture Government. The online training programme will be run for 6 weeks which will include self-paced online courses, webinars, […]

Social Responsibility Skills for Young Entrepreneurs in Erbil

UNFPA launches Social Responsibility Skills for Young Entrepreneurs Project UNFPA and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs with the Ministry of Culture and Youth in the Kurdistan Regional Government launched the Social Responsibility Skills for Young Entrepreneurs project in Erbil. The project was based on the success story of the "Orange Corners Erbil Programme" […]

ILO Strengthens Effective Labour Inspection Procedures in Iraq

ILO strengthens capacity of Iraqi inspectors on effective labour inspection procedures A training workshop for labour and OSH inspectors of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in Baghdad aimed to strengthen the capacity of inspections in promoting labour regulations and procedures in Iraq. The International Labour Organization (ILO) organised a week-long training for thirty-five […]

An Urgent Call for Education Reforms in Iraq

Iraq: An Urgent Call for Education Reforms to Ensure Learning for All Children and Boost Human Capital Learning levels in Iraq are among the lowest in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region and are likely to decline even further because of the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on education service delivery, including […]

UniHouse to run Talented Iraqi Program for Eni

By John Lee. Italian energy company Eni S.p.A has signed an agreement with UniHouse to execute the Talented Iraqi Program. Under the scheme, high-caliber, talented Iraqi students will be placed in the UK to study for Bachelor of Medicine degrees. UniHouse will provide a full range of services, including preparation, exams, orientation, and in-country academic […]

Make a Difference for Iraqi Kids Today!

Dear ICF friends, FIVE DAYS TO GO! Our annual "In Their Shoes" 5K race weekend in Washington DC draws dignitaries, diplomats, veterans and business-people, families, and the media. This year we are going GLOBAL! Run or walk from anywhere in the world, this September 18th. Create a team or set a personal challenge, and help us raise […]

UNDP, Toyota to support Sustainable Development in Iraq

UNDP partners with Toyota to support youth employment and sustainable development in Iraq A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed today between Toyota and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq to support youth employment and advance the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The three-year MoU focuses on supporting vulnerable communities […]

BGC to Train 300 Female Graduates

By John Lee. The Basra Gas Company (BGC) has signed a contract with the Lotus Women's Cultural Association to launch an empowerment project to train 300 female graduates. The "Tamkeen" project will train women in the areas of computers, English language and CV writing. Malcolm Mays, General Manager of Basra Gas Company, said that this […]

US Consul General visits Universities in Erbil

By John Lee. The US Consul General in Erbil, Robert Palladino, has recently visited higher educational facilities in the city. At Erbil Polytechnic University he met with President Dr. Kawa Sherwani and senior administrators. They discussed U.S. exchange programs, the university's progress, and areas of possible cooperation. CG Palladino also participated in a roundtable discussion […]

New Report on Iraqi Education Sector

This report provides an overview of the Iraqi education system while following its structure starting with pre-school then the mandatory primary education which involves 6 years of schooling, followed by secondary education consisting of an intermediate level (3 years) and a preparatory level (3 years). Preparatory education has an academic stream with two tracks, literary […]

ECW announces $12.5m Grant for Iraqi Education

By John Lee. Education Cannot Wait (ECW) had announced a new multi-year resilience programme that it says will reach a total of 192,100 forcibly displaced children and youth in Iraq. An initial $12.5 million catalytic seed-funding grant from ECW will be implemented by Save the Children in coordination with the Iraq's Ministries of Education in […]