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Romania Offers 10 Scholarships to Iraq

The Romanian government has offered the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education 10 graduate scholarships. “There are three scholarships to earn a masters degree, and seven to earn the doctorate grade,” the Ministry said in a release on Sunday received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. It explained that the scholarships embrace the fields of biotechnology, medical […]

Khuzai: State aid for gifted students

The Minister of Education Khudair Khuzaie, asserted his support for gifted students, and the need to provide for  scientific and educational supplies and moral support. He pointed to the importance of allowing talented students to study abroad at the expense of the State. According to a statement issued by the Information Office of the Ministry […]

Student cash to be released

The Finance Ministry is preparing to release the financial needs within the High Education ministry’s budget, according to a ministerial statement. “Finance Minister, Baqer al-Zubaidi instructed the accounting department in the ministry to release 100% of the financial needs of university students within the Ministry of High Education,” said the statement received by Aswat al-Iraq […]

30 Girls on Stained Glass Course in Talafar

Thirty girls in Talafar have graduated on Friday from a training course in stained glass. “The girls were different ages and all were from Talafar (60 km) northwest of Mosul,” Mahdi Ghazi Ilias, a source from the course, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that during the course, experts trained the girls to develop […]

Mosul Students Protest Against Arrest of Professor

A number of students of the Mosul University’s Faculty of Engineering on Monday staged a demonstration against the arrest of a professor by army forces, according to one of the protest’s organizers. “The students demonstrated inside the campus against the arrest of Professor Omar Ahmad Youssef, without a warrant by army forces last night,” Ameer […]

23 Centers to Combat Illiteracy in Karbala

Twenty-three centers have been opened in Karbala to combat illiteracy, the province’s governor said on Sunday. “This has been done in cooperation with the education department in Karbala”, Eng. Amal al-Din al-Hir told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. A total of 600 people, including 200 women, aged between 15 and 55 years, will enroll at those […]

Loan Program for Teachers Launched in Wassit

A loan program for school teachers and education department personnel has been launched in Wassit province, a local official said on Thursday. “The program is being implemented in coordination with Al-Rafidayn Bank,” an official from the Loans Committee, Abbas Kadhem, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. Beneficiaries will be given 5 million Iraqi dinars (ID) each […]

Kurdistan Suspends Foreign Investment in Education

The government of Iraq's northern Kurdistan region has decided to suspend foreign investment in the education sector, in an effort to tackle low standards of teaching in the semi-autonomous province, Meed has reported. "We need to sort ourselves out and put our house in order first," Dlawer Ala'Aldeen, the minister for higher education said. The […]

Japan Loan Committee Meets JICA Representatives

The Japanese loan implementation monitoring committee held a meeting with the representatives of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to lay down mechanisms and solutions for obstacles impeding projects, according to a statement by the Agricultural Initiative Department’s information office on Friday. “The meeting was attended by a representative of the Japanese embassy in Baghdad […]

Engineers Arrested As School Collapses

Three engineers were arrested on Tuesday after the collapse of a school in the south of Sulaimaniya, a judicial source said. “The three engineers are responsible for the establishment of the school, which collapsed on Monday (Feb. 15) in central Klara district in south of Sulaimaniya, during which seven workers were wounded,” the source told […]

$6m Educational Compound in Arbil

An educational compound will be set up in Arbil City at a total cost of nearly $6 million U.S. dollars, according to an official statement. “A delegation from the South Korean government has proposed the establishment of an educational compound at a total cost of $6 million U.S. dollars…,” according to a statement published on […]

Education Minister in Kurdistan, Iranian Consul Tackle Academic Relations

The minister of education in Iraq’s Kurdistan has discussed with the Iranian consul in the region means of boosting bilateral relations and exchanging academic expertise. The Iranian official has expressed his country’s readiness to receive university professors and students from the region and to activate cooperation agreements between the two sides. ( Aswat Al Iraq […]