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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 […]


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, […]

1,300 New Teachers for Erbil

By John Lee. A member of the employment committee in Erbil province has announced that 1,292 new teachers will be employed in the province. According to a report from AKnews, Hussein Kakil said it is necessary to fill the vacancies before schools re-open in September. The Kurdistan Regional Government is said to have 17,000 job […]

Kuwaiti-Funded School Opens in Karbala

AKnews reports that a primary school funded by a Kuwaiti grant of more than $2 million [2.4 billion Iraqi dinars] was opened in Karbala on Wednesday. Opening the school, the undersecretary of the education ministry said that Iraq needs more than 5,000 schools to be opened during the next year to cope with the rising […]