UNESCO Press Launch, 17 June 2021 [EN/AR] – Iraq

Baghdad, June, 2021

UNESCO has done the coaching of Master Trainers from the Ministry of Training and the Typical Directorate of Training at Rasafa 3 on the Schooling Management Data Technique (EMIS).

As component of the EU-funded “Education Management Details Program for Top quality Education and learning in Iraq”, UNESCO has made a function-developed EMIS for Iraq. In partnership with UNICEF, the EMIS will be rolled out throughout 9 General Directorates of Education (GDoE) all through 2021 – 2023.

The EMIS collects, organizes and stores education data, procedures, analyses, and generates stories and educational indicators and tends to make it quickly accessible to stakeholders at all ranges of the sector, from Ministry-level planning gurus, to directorates, to teachers and university directors. The EMIS also serves as a everyday functions tool for schools to deal with facts linked to college students, instructors, staff members, facilities, and assetsin serious time. This sort of valuable information will facilitate strategic choice-creating, coverage formulation and budgeting, and regime administration at the district and college stages, assisting educational planners at the ministry, directorates, and faculties to much better deal with instruction assistance shipping and strengthen the high-quality of understanding in Iraq.

A purposeful EMIS procedure needs the capability to control and use its abilities and strong mechanisms to support the close-customers. As part of the EMIS improvement procedure, a core Staff of Learn Trainers from the MoE and Rasaf 3 have obtained a 3 week training on the routine maintenance and day-to-day use of the procedure, to react to unique requires and greatest tactics. These Grasp Trainers will direct the EMIS trainings at the degree of schools that will start out on 20 June 2021. In addition, to offer aid to the end-buyers (universities) an EMIS Connect with Center has been recognized at the MoE and 3 assist analysts from the call centre are skilled to offer distant aid to faculty-degree users.

Pursuing this coaching, the Master Trainers with UNESCO and UNICEF guidance will carry out university degree trainings in the schools across GDoE at Rasafa 3. The GDoE at Rasafa 3 and all faculties have been outfitted with laptops furnished by means of the challenge.

The commencement of this training marks a significant milestone as it is a critical move to ensuring Iraqi ownership and sustainability of the EMIS, empowering stakeholders to use and retain the program in accordance to their requires and planning Ministry buyers for the eventual technologies transfer.

Talking at the opening of the education workshop, the Chief of Training for UNESCO, Mr. Santosh Khatri stated “The availability of high quality, applicable schooling information is pre-requisite for government’s ability to strengthen schooling by way of proof-based coverage earning at the central and governorate administration stage, and to empower the teachers and directors at university stage to make informed conclusions immediately and efficiently.”

Attending the education, the Director Typical for Instructional Preparing (Ministry of Education and learning), Mr. Safaa Younis, mentioned “The Training administration data method will deliver information and facts to decision makers and empower them to review, attract conclusions and detect strengths and weaknesses in the academic procedure, in purchase to proper the path and control remotely”.

Appreciating the ongoing initiatives in strengthening of Iraq’s schooling units, Head of Cooperation of European Union Delegation to Iraq, Ms.Barbara Egger stated “The new Training Administration Details Technique will established the basis for an enhanced quality of training. The availability of up to day and precise info for determination makers and school directors will improve the setting up, checking and quality delivery of the discovering method. We respect the dedication from Ministry of Education and learning in adopting the technique and equally the determination from the trainees in the course of the last couple of weeks. We will go on to work jointly with Ministry of Education and learning and our partners at UNESCO and UNICEF to assist the implementation and the roll-out of the technique across the country”.

Media call: Husamaldeen El-Zubi – h.el-zubi@unesco.org