UNESCO and the Communications and Media Commission (CMC) of Iraq, together with telecoms providers Asiacell, Korek and Zain, signed for the provision of internet connectivity and WIFI devices for 1,500 schools

UNESCO and the Communications and Media Commission (CMC) of Iraq, together with telecoms providers Asiacell, Korek and Zain, signed for the provision of internet connectivity and WIFI devices for 1,500 schools for the rollout of an Educational Management Information System (EMIS) in 2021. An additional 1,500 schools will receive internet connectivity in 2022.

 

“EMIS enables evidence-based, timely decision making for better management of educational service delivery towards improved quality of learning in Iraq. UNESCO is working in partnership with UNICEF and the European Union to deliver a tailor-made EMIS for the Ministry of Education. Today’s EMIS is digital and digital EMIS needs good connectivity and engagement of the government, private sector and development partners” said Mr. Paolo Fontani, UNESCO Representative to Iraq.

 

Echoing the words of Dr. Ali Moaed CEO of the CMC, Deputy Ministry of Education Dr. Falah Al-Qaisi, and the Representatives of the Telecom Companies, Mr. Fontani further added “this is an excellent example of public-private partnership efforts to improve the monitoring of quality education, and we hope that this initiative opens further opportunities for collaboration in delivering quality learning opportunities in Iraq”.

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