Academic Capacity Building

Faculty Academic Capacity Building Program

After the issuance of a new ministerial order No. 472 on 11/1/2016 by MHE, the previously known “Teaching Methods Course” has been modified to be named as “Faculty Academic Capacity Building Program”. The newly announced program is comprised of three main criteria of:

1. Teaching Methods (Pedagogy)

2. Research Methodology 

3. Rules and Regulations of Higher Education 

The whole program runs for three months with a total number of 120 hours, 10 hours per each week. The 120 allocated hours are distributed among the three aforementioned criteria as follows:

1. Teaching Methods (60-70 hours)

2. Research Methodology (30-40 hours)

3. Rules and Regulations of Higher Education (20 hours)

The program is delivered for free for all higher education staff of public universities. For attendees from private universities, other ministries, and private sector, an amount of 250,000 IQD is charged.