Iraq’s Educational System is Dying

Iraq, August 27, 2018 – Corruption has been rampant in all Iraqi government institutions and bodies since the occupation of the country in 2003, where ministries have become a source of funding for influential political parties as the corruption has been spread in the most important ministries , the corruption in the Ministries of Education and Higher Education is a clear indication that future generations are unable to build a strong and secure state, and will have the greatest share of ignorance, poverty and deprivation.

The education system in Iraq is run by the Ministries of Education and Higher Education. According to the UNESCO report, Iraq was in the period before the first Gulf War, in 1991 had an educational system that was one of the best educational systems in the region and has won two prizes from the organization and Iraq become a country free of illiteracy, after a wide campaign to eradicate illiteracy which was begun in the seventies of the last century, where the proportion of primary school enrollment was by nearly 100%, and a high proportion of those who were able to read and write, but the governments that came after the occupation have neglected the education intentionally to serve the interests of Regional and global forces where they view of Iraq’s progress as a threat to the chances of hegemony.

The introduction of the so-called amendments that led to a fundamental change in the contents of Iraqi curricula for sectarian reasons, and the emergence of nearly 80% of the Iraqi schools (15,000 schools) need to be reformed and support for its health facilities, as well as the lack of libraries and scientific laboratories in these schools.

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