Work underway to form Iraqi-Kurdistan research group

Work underway to form Iraqi-Kurdistan research group

A seminar to identify members of the Kurdistan research group has been heralded as a success. As part of the Education, Peace and Politics (EPP) scheme, a specific research group studying education in the Kurdistan region of Iraq will join a wider network of education researchers. Together with a core team of EPP members, potential researchers attended a seminar at Koya University this month to...

Training workshop a success

Training workshop a success

A training workshop organised by the Education, Peace and Politics (EPAP) team in Erbil last month was described as a ‘great success’ as researchers from across Iraq discussed different methods and challenges facing academia. The training was organised by Ulster University and UNESCO, with support from the Canadian Embassy. Researchers from a broad range of disciplines and guests from Iraq’s...

Resource website for teachers launched

Resource website for teachers launched

An education website developed by members of the EPP team has been described as ‘wonderful’ as it is launched to teachers nationally. The Iraqi Schools Project was created as a resource centre for teachers in the country. It features teaching guides, methods, approaches and stories of Inspirational teachers who fought against the odds to overcome challenges brought about by conflict and...