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Iraqi State Education Increasingly Religious

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Lamia Hassan is a science teacher at a primary school in Babil. She explains natural phenomena in religious terms, such as “the science of God” and “the ability of the creator” when teaching topics […]

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Video: Refugees Replace Students in Classrooms

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The conflicts in Iraq and Syria have disrupted the education of millions of children as schools turned into refugee centres habrouring hundreds of thousands of familes who have been displaced. More than 400 […]

Extremists Ban Evolution, Patriotism And Literature

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. In Iraqi Classrooms, Sunni Muslim Extremists Ban Evolution, Patriotism And Literature In areas under the control of Sunni Muslim extremists, teachers have been issued a special set of instructions. Among […]

UNESCO targets 10,000 Out-of-School Children

UNESCO officials concluded a series of meetings held with director generals in Ministries of Education in the central government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan regional government, as well as representatives from local NGOs, to discuss ways to enhance cooperation and accelerate the implementation of UNESCO programmes targeting 10,000 out-of-school children and youth in Iraq. “UNESCO […]

First Secondary School for Syrian Refugees

UNESCO and IRC open the First Secondary School for Syrian Refugees in Domiz Camp In another major initiative to respond to the Syrian refugees' crisis in Iraq and to help provide decent learning opportunities for the thousands of young people in the camps, UNESCO and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) held today a ceremony to […]

Teacher Violence Against Students Increases

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Third-grade student Fatima, 8, was harshly beaten by her religious education teacher for not wearing the veil. This incident happened in the Khawla Bint Al Azwar School in the Madaen district […]

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LUKoil Continues Social Program in Iraq

LUKOIL has begun supplying computers and other equipment for schools of Madeina and Izzaldin-Salim municipalities under the social program of West Qurna-2 project. The program aims at developing facilities of educational, medical and sports institutions in the districts bordering on the contract area. This work is based on agreements concluded with the administrations of Madeina, […]